Tian style Bagua Zhang
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Tian style Yin Yang Bagua originated in the gnarling Cheng Mountain and Emei Mountain, Szechuan Province. The entire style is subdivided into 8 animal forms. Each animal form represents one of the Eight "Gua" or trigram from which BaGua theory and the Book of Changes is created. The Eight animals are said to be Boa, Lion, Tiger, Bear, Snake, Horse, Monkey, & Eagle. The style totals 192 Palm actions. An unusual style due to its timing, pauses, fa jing motions and almost stuttering moves mixed with fluid actions. High stepping, heel off the ground, many movements not associated with classical BaGua.