Xingyiquan, Hsing Yi Kungfu

An Shen Pao

The two fundamental sparring set in Xingyiquan are Wu Hua Pao or Five-Flower Cannon and An Shen Pao or Safe-Body Cannon, which manifest the combat applications of Five-Element Continuous Fist and 12 Animal-Form continuous Fist respectively. The Safe-Body Cannon shown above is reproduced from YouTube.

We shall have our Shaolin Wahnam version which will improve on this one by

  1. having all the five fundamental fists represented
  2. introducing counters against typical attacks in today’s free sparring
  3. arranging our attack in ways to gain tactical advantages

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An Shen Pao from Wong Kiew Kit on Vimeo.


Five-Flower Cannon or Wu Hua Pao

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