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Fa jin, fajin, 'fajing, or fa chin (fā jìn, 發勁) is a term used in some Chinese martial arts, particularly the neijia (internal) martial arts, such as Xingyiquan, T'ai chi ch'uan (Taijiquan), Baguazhang, Bak Mei and Bajiquan. [1]

21 relations: Baguazhang, Bajiquan, Bak Mei, Breaking (martial arts), Chen-style t'ai chi ch'uan, Chinese martial arts, Dantian, Jing (Chinese medicine), Mantak Chia, Neigong, Neijia, Neijing, One-inch punch, Pushing hands, Qi, Silk reeling, Strike (attack), Tai chi, Traditional Chinese medicine, Xing Yi Quan, Yang Shao-hou.


Baguazhang is one of the three main Chinese martial arts of the Wudang school, the other two being Taijiquan and Xing Yi Quan.

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Bajiquan is a Chinese martial art that features explosive, short-range power and is famous for its elbow and shoulder strikes.

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Bak Mei

Bak Mei ("Bak Mei" comes from the Cantonese pronunciation) is said to have been one of the legendary Five Elders — survivors of the destruction of the Shaolin Monastery by the Qing dynasty (1644–1912) — who, according to some accounts, betrayed Shaolin to the imperial government.

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Breaking (martial arts)

Breaking is a martial arts technique that is used in competition, demonstration and testing.

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Chen-style t'ai chi ch'uan

The Chen family-style (陳家、陳氏 or 陳式 太極拳) is the oldest and parent form of the five traditional family styles of Tai chi.

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Chinese martial arts

Chinese martial arts, often named under the umbrella terms kung fu and wushu, are the several hundred fighting styles that have developed over the centuries in China.

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Dantian, dan t'ian, dan tien or tan t'ien is loosely translated as "elixir field," "sea of qi," or simply "energy center." Dantian are the Qi Focus Flow Centers, important focal points for meditative and exercise techniques such as qigong, martial arts such as t'ai chi ch'uan, and in traditional Chinese medicine.

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Jing (Chinese medicine)

Jīng (Wade-Giles: ching1) is the Chinese word for "essence", specifically kidney essence.

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Mantak Chia

Mantak Chia (Chinese: 謝明德, Pinyin: Xiè Míngdé, born April 24, 1944 in Bangkok, Thailand) is a Taoist Master.

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Neigong, also spelled nei kung, neigung, or nae gong, refers to any of a set of Chinese breathing, meditation and spiritual practice disciplines associated with Daoism and especially the Chinese martial arts.

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Neijia is a term in Chinese martial arts, grouping those styles that practice neijing, usually translated as internal martial arts, occupied with spiritual, mental or qi-related aspects, as opposed to an "external" approach focused on physiological aspects.

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In advanced traditional Chinese kung fu (martial arts), Neijing (Traditional Chinese: 內勁; pinyin: nèijìng) refers to the conscious control of the practitioner's qi, or "life energy", to gain advantages in combat.

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One-inch punch

The one-inch punch is a punching exercise from Chinese martial arts (kung fu) performed at a range of.

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Pushing hands

Pushing hands, Push hands or tuishou (alternately spelled tuei shou or tuei sho) is a name for two-person training routines practiced in internal Chinese martial arts such as Baguazhang, Xingyiquan, T'ai chi ch'uan (Taijiquan), Liuhebafa, Ch'uan Fa, Yiquan.

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In traditional Chinese culture, qi or ch'i is believed to be a vital force forming part of any living entity.

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Silk reeling

Silk reeling (pinyin chánsī, Wade-Giles ch'an² ssu1 纏絲) refers to a set of neigong (内功, internal) movement principles expressed in traditional styles of t'ai chi ch'uan (太極拳), but especially emphasised by the Chen 陳 and Wu 吳家 styles.

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Strike (attack)

A strike is a directed physical attack with either a part of the human body or with an inanimate object (such as a weapon) intended to cause blunt trauma or penetrating trauma upon an opponent.

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Tai chi

Tai chi (taiji), short for T'ai chi ch'üan, or Taijiquan (pinyin: tàijíquán; 太极拳), is an internal Chinese martial art practiced for both its defense training and its health benefits.

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Traditional Chinese medicine

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is a style of traditional medicine built on a foundation of more than 2,500 years of Chinese medical practice that includes various forms of herbal medicine, acupuncture, massage (tui na), exercise (qigong), and dietary therapy, but recently also influenced by modern Western medicine.

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Xing Yi Quan

Xing Yi Quan is classified as one of the Wudang styles of Chinese martial arts.

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Yang Shao-hou

Yang Shao-hou or Yang Shaohou (1862-1930) was a Chinese teacher of martial arts who, along with Yang Chengfu (楊澄甫; 1883-1936), represents the third generation of Yang family taijiquan (楊氏太極拳).

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fa_jin

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