Wuzuquan

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Wuzuquan

Wuzu Quan is one of the Nanquan in traditional Chinese boxing. It is said that Cai Yuming (from Quanzhou, Fujian Province, 1853-1910) synthesized Baihe Quan, Monkey Quan, Arhat Quan, Dazun Quan and Taizu Quan, so it is called Wuzu Quan. Five-ancestor boxing is characterized by short fighting, tight door, and vigorous boxing. In practice, it is required that the head should be on top, shoulders should be dropped, heart should be guarded and Dantian should be reunited. The requirements for pile work are strict, the legs are even and the footsteps are high.

Five-ancestor boxing also integrates the characteristics of seven kinds of boxing. Monkey's hand, crane's foot, Xuannu's swaying steed's blade, Dazun Luohanbu, Taizu's body, and Heyang's Northern Style techniques, Madame Daotai's lower cross-legged skills included seven excellent boxing techniques, which made Wuzu Quan the best and outstanding boxing in Southern Fujian at that time, and Cai Yuming became a master of a generation.

On June 7, 2008, Wuzuquan was approved by the State Council to be included in the second batch of national intangible cultural heritage list.

brief introduction

Wuzu Quan is one of the Nanquan in traditional Chinese boxing. It is said that Cai Yuming (from Quanzhou, Fujian Province, 1853-1910) is said to be a combination of Baihe Quan, Monkey Quan, Luohan Quan, Dazun Quan and Taizu Quan by Cai Yuming, so it is called Wuzu Quan. Five-ancestor boxing is a typical exogenous skill-type boxing. It is fierce and powerful. It combines many techniques and practices of inner-family boxing with softness and rigidity. This Boxing Routine has more than 200 sets. Empty boxing and long and short soldiers have their own systems. The small one has only ten steps and the big one has more than 100 players. Whatever the size of the set, the five elements, the left and right dimension, attack and defense, both inside and outside, steadily and correctly, when punching, want to start first, commonly used shake the body shake method, speed up the punch, increase the punch. There are also voices to help. This fist is characterized by firm grip, light front and heavy back, easy entry, like taking off rabbits, like crouching tigers; simple and rigorous skill, Yin and Yang, clear attack and defense, shoulder-sinking, elbow-picking, natural body. The lower plate is firm, the ground takes root, the footwork is twisted and delicate, the kick is straight up and down, low and heavy. Strength, Dantian for the kitchen, from the waist, urges each other, internal gas and techniques are focused on the ups and downs of huff and puff. The instruments are most famous for their cudgel skills.

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