Water Boxing is a traditional Taoist internal martial art, based on the study of harmony It is beneficial for health as well as an excellent system of self-defence.
The founder of water Boxing is Chen Tuan (c. 906 -990), a famed Taoist sage and mathematician.
The Main Form of Water Boxing is divided into four sections.
The first section is similar to Tai Chi, which contains postures such as the White Crane Spreads Wings and Cloud Hands although in water boxing these postures is part of a longer sequence.
The second section of the Main Form shows BA Qua influence. This is an important section on an energetic level where the aim is to strengthen and expand your energy field.
The third section of the Main Form shows Hsing-I influence. The momentum begins to increase in this section.
The fourth section the different planes become an energy ball, with the strength increasing, new energy is pumped into the body.
After a session of Water Boxing one feels rejuvenated and there is a sense of vitality.