Park Bok Nam barehand and weapons forms

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   By Mauro Sgroi on Monday, May 08, 2006 - 08:06 am: Edit Post

I'd like to know if Park Bok Nam teaches, at high level students, traditional barehand and weapons routines (as in the major part of bagua styles).
Thanks a lot,
Mauro Sgroi.

   By M. Hatfield (Unregistered Guest) on Monday, May 08, 2006 - 11:39 pm: Edit Post

He has a website. Why not just contact them directly?

   By Mauro Sgroi on Tuesday, May 09, 2006 - 03:10 am: Edit Post

Yes I will contact them, but I'd like to know if someone on the forum has experience with the Park Bok Nam's system at advanced levels.

   By J Lin (Unregistered Guest) on Monday, June 05, 2006 - 02:11 pm: Edit Post

I used to study with Park, and supposedly, the final form he teaches is a "standard" empty-handed bagua form (meaning that it's seen in other lineages). His feeling is that the final form is merely a formality, since by the time you get far enough in his training to learn that form, you've already learned all the content it contains.

I know for a fact that he teaches a straight-sword and a spear routine. I received some spear training and a bit of broadsword (dao) instruction while working out there.

   By Mauro Sgroi on Thursday, June 08, 2006 - 08:56 am: Edit Post

Thanks a lot J Lin.
If I will have the possibility I will go to one of master Park's seminars here in Italy to see him.

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