Eight Diagrams Palm is also named Eight Diagrams fist (Ba Gua Quan), Eight Diagrams Interlink Palm (Bagua Lian Huan Zhang) and youshenbaguazhang. It is created by Dong Haichuan from Hebei province in the middle of Qing dynasty. The basic form contains eight palms, of which each can be divided into eight palms, so totally there are sixty-four palms. This combines with the variety of Eight Diagrams (Ba Guo) and was named Eight Diagrams Palm (Bagua Zhang).It moves freely when exercising. For eight directions, they are four sides (Si Zheng) and four corner (Si Yu), which is similar to the Eight Diagrams in . The main characteristic of its technique is the movement of body and footwork is flexible, the steps are various, the motion is mixed with strength and softness, every movement joins smoothly, avoid the main forces and strike the weak point.
Lecturer: Yu HongQin
Language Speaking: Chinese
Subtitle: English/Chinese seletable