XING YI with Di Guo Yong

Demonstrator/Teacher: Di Guo-Yong (born 1948) is from LuXian County, HeBei Province. He learned to play Shaolin Chang Chuan and HeBei Xing Yi Chuan from Zhao Zhong in 1963 and ChuoJiao FanZi Boxing from Wu Bin in 1973. He is a disciple of Zhao Zhong (grandstudent of Li CunYi). In 1975 he learned Chen-style BaGua Zhang from the famous teacher Li Zi Ming. He also studied ChuoJiao FanZi Chuan from Wu BinLou. He is now president of the BeiJing Wu Shu Research Association (XingYi Division) and a national Wu Shu judge.
Xing Yi is one of the great boxing forms of China. Based on the theory of the 5 elements it takes fundamental movements and logically builds toward fighting skills. This form of Xing Yi is very clear and well presented. The movements are broken down and nicely demonstrated. Di Guo Yong is a well known and widely respected Xing Yi instructor.

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#10061  Five Elements Saber

The Saber technique of Xing Yi is shown here with the separate five elements demonstrated and then linked together in a nice weapons form. Shihfu Di also breaks down the moves and shows the form in easy to learn sections.

 

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#10062  Five Elements Spear

The Spear technique of Xing Yi is shown here with the separate five elements demonstrated (Chopping, Crushing, Drilling, Exploding and Crossing) and then linked together in a nice weapons form. Shihfu Di also breaks down the moves and shows the form in easy to learn sections. Spear is the "King of the Long Weapons" and always a major technique in any system, but in Xing Yi its movements are famous. Also emphasized are the spear specialty moves: Fen, He and Tze.

 

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#10070 Five Element Staff

The Staff technique of Xing Yi is shown here with the separate five elements demonstrated ( Chopping, Crushing, Drilling, Exploding and Crossing) and then linked together in a nice weapons form. Shihfu Di also breaks down the moves and shows the form in easy to learn sections. Different actions and uses of the Staff are shown all with a distinctive Xing Yi flavor.

 

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#10071  General Appreciation

This DVD is a general survey of Di GuoYong's HeBei Xing Yi style with 5 elements, 12 animals, weapons and other general routines demonstrated without breakdown and instruction. A nice overview of his very organized curriculum. Not much need here for the English subtitles since, being a "sampler" they are restricted pretty much to the titles of the different forms and moves. However this, and its companion VCD, both have a lot of demonstration.
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#10072  Five Elements Sword

The Sword technique of Xing Yi is shown here with the separate five elements demonstrated ( Chopping, Crushing, Drilling, Exploding and Crossing) and then linked together in a nice weapons form. Shihfu Di also breaks down the moves and shows the form in easy to learn sections..

 

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#10073  5 Elements Boxing

This crucial tape demonstrates the separate five elements
( Chopping, Crushing, Drilling, Exploding and Crossing) and then links them together in a nice open hand form. Shihfu Di breaks down the moves and shows the form in easy to learn sections.This one's not even an option. If you want to know anything about Xing Yi you must develop the core to the system: Five Elements Boxing. Simple.

 

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#10074  12 Animal Shapes

This DVD is a demonstration with instruction of the famous Xingyi Twelve (Animal) Shapes (Shi'er Xing) - twelve short sequences based on movements and Idea of twelve animals. Animals include Dragon, Bear, Horse, Tiger, Swallow, Snake and others with often more than one variation for an animal. This is followed by a combined sequence (Ying Xiong He Yan-Eagle/Bear) and a complete combination of all twelve. .

 

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#10075  Mixed Fists

An important set combining both Xing Yi's Five Elements and Twelve Animal Shapes. Breakdown into sections and varied speeds help to make this easy to learn. It is said this is the "union" of the boxing and therefore the "soul of the Twelve Shapes."

 

 

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#10085 Eight Form Boxing

Combining the famous 5 elements boxing with select animal moves: this DVD concentrates on a nice Long Form Xing Yi set. Shihfu Di Guo-Yong then breaks down the distinct movements from the form and shows their interrelation. Then we see a two-person set, fast and fluid, applying the "8 Fists" of Xing Yi. A good presentation!

 

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#10086 Eight Word Skills

This interesting and more complex Xing Yi form is meant to emphasize essential skills of Xing Yi. Hence we have "BaZi Kung" or Eight Word Skills. Different angles and actions are brought out to fill out the Xing Yi spectrum. And, as with all the tapes in this series, ShihFu Di Guo Yong personally illustrates the movements of the form and their subtleties.

 

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Contents of Survey DVD #10071

Xing Yi Five Element Boxing
Xing Yi Five Element Linked Boxing
Xing Yi Five Element Sword
Xing Yi 12 Shape Boxing
Xing Yi Mixed Boxing
Xing Yi Eight Word Skills
Xing Yi Eight Word Linked Boxing
Xing Yi Eight Posture Boxing
Xing Yi Combined Boxing
Xing Yi Combined Staff
Xing Yi 12 Pounding Fists
Xing Yi Protect Body Cannon Boxing