Meihua quan is an ancient style of Chinese boxing which existed as early as the Shang Dynasty (1600BC- 1046BC). According to a legend its boxing style is based on the Kunlun school and belongs to “Buddhist sect and Daoist schools”.
For thousands of years Meihua quan had been practiced as a secret martial art in tightly knit organizations, maintaining the internal unity. That had brought fine traditions and outstanding skills to the Masters of the past. Knowledge has been passed on to present day masters’ and currently Meihua quan is characterized by a family like atmosphere where practitioners of different level consistently help each other to improve on their levels.
The training methods are comprehensive and efficient. The study of Meihua quan consists of two parts: the theoretic field and the martial field. The theory is derived from ancient scriptures and documents which have been handed down from generation to generation. It is closely connected with the essence of Daoist, Buddhist and Confucian doctrines as well as the principles of “The Book of Changes”. The knowledge and practice of this all four religions – philosophical traditions bring wholeness and harmony in humans essence (jing), internal energy (chi) and spirit (shen).
The martial field of Meihua quan develops the martial skills and teaches the theory of boxing.
The martial skills consist of: framework (jia zi), footwork at eight directions (ba fang), duel-training boxing (cheng quan), winning boxing (yang quan), weapons and qigong.
In this stage, the goal is to make your body move flexibly and to convey your intention from your mind and your internal energy with breathing by linking your mind and intention, etc，your arms, eyes, footwork and the entire body could finally become coordinated harmoniously. In addition, you will be able to use hard Qi Gong to break a house brick in two with your bare hands.
During the evening classes you will learn basic Chinese, Chinese culture, Buddhism and Taoism theory, calligraphy, tea ceremeny and acupuncture and massage.
In this stage, you are able to make it to practice both your muscles and internal energy. And the Hard Qi Gong including breaking wooden staffs over your legs and arms and bricks by your elbow or knee or head with no injury can be done. During the evening classes you will learn more advanced Chinese, Chinese culture, Buddhism and Taoism theory, calligraphy, tea ceremony and acupuncture and massage.