Master Liu Xiaoling will teach participants the fundamentals of Cheng Bagua Dao (Broadsword) and then lead them through the first part of the form. The practitioner learns to move with the Dao as an extension of the body. Proper training emphasizes that the body and Dao move as one entity and that the body trails the Dao. The form moves up and down, and in concentric and elongated circles. This form teaches the melding of internal and external by seamlessly integrating them together and displaying this fusion through the broadsword.
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