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Xingyiquan Movement Name List By Andrea Falk
eBook (PDF): $0.00
New and improved name list for xingyi quan empty hand, weapon, and partner routines, in the Hebei and Shang family styles. Chinese characters, pinyin pronunciation, and English translation. By Andrea... More > Falk. This second edition is 2015. Now 67 pages.< Less
Coaching Wushu with new scans (Sept 2009) By Andrea Falk
eBook (PDF): $16.00
Andrea Falk's 1989 text on coaching wushu, Chinese martial arts as a performance sport. Dated but still relevant information on training and coaching. October 2009 new scans from original photos... More > that were finally found in a box.< Less
Di Guoyong on Xingyiquan: Volume II Form and Theory By Andrea Falk
eBook (ePub): $10.50
Volume Two of Di Guoyong's exhaustive three volume book on the Chinese kungfu style of Xingyiquan. Translated by Andrea Falk. In Volume II Form and Theory, the twelve animals of Hebei xingyi are... More > described along with how to best find the power, how to apply the techniques, and much more detail. Also, the same amount of detail is given to the Eight Skills of xingyiquan. Four empty hand routines are also described in detail: the Eight Skills Routine, the Eight Postures Routine, the Twelve Great Punches Routine, and the Xingyi Composite Routine. A discusssion of the six models of xingyi and of the three levels of xingyi is also in the appendix. The electronic reader edition does not have Chinese characters or pinyin with tones. If you would prefer to have them, you are best off getting the soft cover print edition or the pdf edition.< Less
Di Guoyong on Xingyiquan: Volume I Five Element Foundation By Andrea Falk
eBook (ePub): $10.50
Probably the most exhaustive book on the Chinese kungfu style of Xingyi quan ever written, and certainly ever translated. In this first volume, Di Guoyong describes in detail how to perform and... More > better understand the five elemental fists of splittling, crushing, drilling, pounding, and crossing. Includes detailed description of movements and variations, plus power generation, applications, breathing, and teaching and training suggestions. Translated by Andrea Falk, who knows the system and Di's specific style through years of training in Beijing. This is the EPUB edition. Chinese characters and pinyin pronunciation have been taken out. If you would like the Chinese characters and pinyin, you should get the print book or the PDF edition, available from tgl books.< Less
Yan Dehua's Bagua Applications By Andrea Falk
eBook (PDF): $17.00
Yan Dehua's book on bagua applications, translated by Andrea Falk. Originally published in the 1930s, this book has the best illustrations of any martial art ever. This is the PDF Edition of the soft... More > cover book. It is formatted for 8.5 x 11 inch printout, and includes all of the contents of the print book, but on half the number of pages. For more details see< Less
Li Tianji's The Skill of Xingyiquan By Andrea Falk
eBook (ePub): $10.50
Li Tianji's The Skill of Xingyiquan should be your first buy for xingyiquan materials. Concise but complete, it explains all the basic techniques of Hebei xingyi, including descriptions of the basic... More > techniques, the five element techniques, twelve animals, open hand routines, and partner routines. It also includes an extensive chapter on the classic writings about xingyiquan. Translated by Andrea Falk, published by tgl books. This EPUB edition does not include Chinese characters or pinyin with tones, so if you would prefer to have those, you would be better off getting the soft cover book or PDF edition.< Less
Jiang Rongqiao's Baguazhang By Andrea Falk
eBook (ePub): $8.50
Jiang Rongqiao's Baguazhang, translated by Andrea Falk, has been a popular soft cover book for years. Now available in electronic reader format, this book offers an excellent translation of the eight... More > mother palms of Jiang style baguazhang. It includes the original illustrations of Jiang Rongqiao plus photographs of Cai Yuhua. Cai Yuhua and Andrea Falk are inside students of Huan Dahai, one of Jiang's students in Shanghai. In this EPUB edition, the photos are placed together with the illustrations, for easy reference. If you want Chinese characters and pinyin with tone markings, you are better off getting the soft cover book or the PDF edition.< Less
Baguazhang Movements Name List By Andrea Falk
eBook (PDF): $0.00
Name lists of routines of baguazhang, with Chinese characters, pinyin pronunciation, and English translation. By Andrea Mary Falk. Updated 2014 with clearer fonts and additions. Up from 35 pages to... More > 49 pages. Includes Cheng, Liang, Zhang (Jiang), and Ma Gui styles.< Less
Jiang Rongqiao's Baguazhang By Andrea Falk
eBook (PDF): $19.25
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This is the PDF Edition of Jiang Rongqiao book on the eight old changes of Jiang style baguazhang. Translated by Andrea Falk. The PDF Edition is the same as the print book, except that it is set up... More > for regular letter pages for the home printer. It contains the same images, photos, Chinese characters, and pinyin pronunciation as the original. In this edition, the photos are alongside the images. PDF Edition ISBN 978-0-9866771-6-8 For more details, see< Less
Luo Jinhua bagua video companion By Andrea Falk
eBook (PDF): $2.88
Translation of a video on Jiang style's old eight palm changes, by Luo Jinhua. Translation from the spoken Chinese to written English by Andrea Falk.