Bagua Deer Hooks: The Complete Series, Volumes I & II:
***This Video Series is also available with a Set of Bagua Deer Hooks on the Book and Video Combos Page***
The Bagua Deer Hooks Video Series are presented in two volumes and chaptered as follows:
This chapter introduces history of the Bagua Deer Hooks as well as Instructor Gerald A. Sharp and his teachers and direct connection to Teacher Jiang Rong Qiao.
DEER HOOKS BASICS:
This chapter presents introductory methods for holding and manipulating this 4 pointed, 9 sided weapon.
THE MOTHER HOOKS:
Sub-Chaptered as follows:
a. The Basic Mother Hooks Set
b. The Mother Hooks Basic: Vigorous Internal Strength Training practiced mostly in the Outward Ba (like a Horse) Stance
c. The Advanced Mother Hooks Set
THE OLD EIGHT HOOKS:
This chapter provides instruction for the basic hook method from each of the Eight Hooks of the Traditional Form (More vigorous Internal Training, that is symmetrical and intricate)
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Same as Volume One
TECHNIQUES AND SPARRING:
Presented are techniques for connecting, trapping, intercepting, redirecting, etc. based on the Mother Hooks and some of the concepts covered in the Old Eight Hooks and Traditional Form. This chapter ends with free sparring featuring the hooks against the staff/spear, broadsword, double sword, and inside information on how to beat the hooks!
BAGUA DEER HOOKS (Front Angle):
The Complete Traditional Form in 8 Sets from the front angle.
BAGUA DEER HOOKS (Rear Angle):
Rear angle of the Complete Traditional Form in 8 Sets.
BAGUA DEER HOOKS (Front Angle, Slow Motion):
Presented is the Complete Traditional Form in 8 Sets from the front angle but in Slow Motion with all 160 plus titles of each form clearly marked from beginning to end.
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