64 PATTERNS OF BAGUAZHANG 8 SEQUENCES


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Baguazhang, Pakua Chang

Baguazhang patterns are as beautiful to watch as they are effective for combat. the above pattern is called "Cloud Dragon Lies on Pillow".



The 8 mother palms form the core techniques of Baguazhang. A sequence is built around each mother palm, with 8 characteristic techniques in each sequence, making a total of 64 characteristic Baguazhang techniques. These 64 techniques are linked together to form a set, called Swimming Dragon Baguazhang Set .

The 64 patterns here are culled not from the set but from videos showing the 8 basic Baguazhang sequences. The same 64 patterns culled from the set are found here

The 64 patterns from the set and from the 8 sequences are the same, but they are different from an earlier version of 64 patterns shown here . Both versions of 64 patterns are derived from the same Swimming Dragon Baguazhang Set, but some of the 64 patterns highlighted are different.

The 64 patterns in 8 sequences are as follows.

Sequence 1 -- Open Window to Look at Moon

01. Open Window Look at Moon
02. Black Bear Fells Tree
03. Green Dragon Emerges from Sea
04. Golden Eagle Catches Chicken
05. Scoop Needle from Sea Bottom
06. Reading Spring-Autumn Annual by Night
07. Control a Running Horse
08. Yellow Dragon Shoots Tongue

Sequence 2 -- Pure Blade Cuts Grass

09. Pure Blade Cuts Grass
10. Horizontally Sweep Thousand Armies
11. Grab Horse Back to Stable
12. Spiritual Snake Enters Hole
13. Serpent Enters Sea
14. Smooth Hand Catch Spear
15. Sparrow Turns Body
16. Spiritual Monkey Rolls on Ground

Sequence 3 -- Yellow Dragon Emerges from Water

17. Yellow Dragon Emerges from Cave
18. Leisurely Grab Goat
19. Yellow Dragon Plays with Water
20. Monkey Steals Peach
21. Swimming Dragon Plays with Water
22. Heaven King Carries Umbrella
23. Naughty Boy Kicks Door
24. Sleeping Buffalo Stretches Leg

Sequence 4 -- Breeze Sweeps Lotus Leaves

25. Golden Cockerel Locks Throat
26. Colorful Swallow Flies Aslant
27. Breeze Sways Lotus Leaves
28. Lazy Man Plucks Fruit
29. Golden Dragon Spirals Around Pillar
30. Reverse Hand Pluck Fruit
31. White Ape Presents Fruit
32. Old Eagle Turns Body

Sequence 5 -- Strange Python Turns Body

33. Golden Cicada Removes Shell
34. Strange Python Turns Body
35. Green Dragon Turns Body
36. Cloud Dragons Lies on Pillow
37. Embrace Moon in Bosom
38. Wild Horse Charges at Stable
39. Fierce Tiger Descends Mountain
40. Wild Crane Kicks Leg

Sequence 6 -- Big Boss Removes Helmet

41. Big Boss Removes Helmet
42. Snow Flakes on Top
43. Lion Rolls Ball
44. Yellow Oriole Dots Water
45. Lion Plays with Ball
46. Green Dragon Shoots Pearl
47. Green Snake Enters Grass
48. White Monkey Presents Fruit

Sequence 7 -- Green Dragon Returns Head

49. Dark Dragon Draws Water
50. Green Dragon Returns Head
51. Wind Strikes Brain-Gate
52. Horizontally Bar Rushing Horse
53. Cloud Dragon Rushes at Sky
54. Cloud Dragon Spirals Round
55. Lift Hand Touch Heaven
56. White Snake Shoots Venom

Sequence 8 -- Cloud Dragon Returns Head

57. Immortal Lifts Pot
58. Cloud Dragon Returns Head
59. Phoenix Robs Nest
60. White Ape Presents Fruit
61. General Receives Horse
62. Push Mountain into Sea
63. Old Eagle Catches Bird
64. Separate Grass Search for Snake


A video of the set< can be accessed here


Sequence 1

1. Open Window Look at Moon 2. Black Bear Fells Tree

3. Green Dragon Emerges from Sea 4. Golden Eagle Catches Chicken

5. Scoop Needle from Sea Bottom 6. Reading Spring-Autumn Annual by Night

7. Control a Running Horse 8. Yellow Dragon Shoots Tongue


Sequence 2

9. Pure Blade Cuts Grass 10. Horizontally Sweep Thousand Armies

11. Grab Horse Back to Stable 12. Spiritual Snake Enters Hole

13. Serpent Enters Sea 14. Smooth Hand Catch Spear

15. Sparrow Turns Body 16. Spiritual Monkey Rolls on Ground


Sequence 3

17. Yellow Dragon Emerges from Cave 18. Leisurely Grab Goat

19. Yellow Dragon Plays with Water 20. Monkey Steals Peach

21. Swimming Dragon Plays with Water 22. Heavenly King Carries Umbrella

23. Naughty Boy Kicks Door 24. Sleeping Buffalo Stretches Leg


Sequence 4

25. Golden Cockerel Locks Throat 26. Colorful Swallow Flies Aslant

27. Breeze Sways Lotus Leaves 28. Lazy Man Plucks Fruit

29. Golden Dragon Spirals Around Pillar 30. Reverse Hand Pluck Fruit

31. White Ape Presents Fruit 32. Old Eagle Turns Body


Sequence 5

33. Golden Cicada Removes Shell 34. Strange Python Turns Body

35. Green Dragon Turns Body 36. Cloud Dragon Lies on Pillow

37. Embrace Moon in Bosom 38. Wild Horse Charges at Stable

39. Fierce Tiger Descends Mountain 40. Wild Crane Kicks Leg


Sequence 6

41. Big Boss Removes Helmet 42. Snow Flakes on Top

43. Lion Rolls Ball 44. Yellow Oriole Dots Water

45. Lion Plays with Ball 46. Green Dragon Shoots Pearl

47. Green Snake Enters Grass 48. White Monkey Presents Fruit


Sequence 7

49. Dark Draton Draws Water 50. Green Dragon Returns Head

51. Wind Strikes Brain-Gate 52. Horizontally Bar Rushing Horse

53. Cloud Dragon Rushes at Sky 54. Cloud Dragon Spirals Round

55. Lift Hand Touch Heaven 56. White Snake Shoots Venom


Sequence 8

57. Immortal Lifts Pot 58. Cloud Dragon Returns Head

59. Phoenix Robs Nest 60. White Ape Presents Fruit

61. General Receives Horse 62. Push Mountain into Sea

63. Old Eagle Catches Bird 64. Separate Grass Search for Snake


A video of the set< can be accessed here

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