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  • Posted by schmuhl on 3/24/2008 11:26pm | 14 Replies

    Welcome to Pa Kua Chang Journal!

    Welcome to the Pa Kua Chang Journal! We hope that you enjoy the site and come back to contribute frequently. We're happy to announce the opening of the message boards and we hope that you will find them helpful and entertaining. Please feel free to start topics and post on the various aspects of bagua that you find interesting.

    As always, enjoy the videos (don't forget to rate the ones you like) and we hope to have some new articles posted soon!

    Thanks for your interest!

  • Posted by Lctoliver on 4/04/2008 6:21am

    RE: Welcome to Pa Kua Chang Journal!

    Thank you for getting this website up and running. Do you think you will include a Baguazhang Instructors Directory? I found my teacher way back in 1996 because of and through the Instructors Directory in the back of the Pa Kua Chang Journal. Thanks.

    - Lawrence -

  • Posted by schmuhl on 4/04/2008 4:33pm

    RE: RE: Welcome to Pa Kua Chang Journal!

    Great idea! Let me think about that one for a bit and see what the best way to do this would be.

    Thanks for the suggestion!

  • Posted by bobbozhang on 4/09/2008 2:12am

    RE: Welcome to Pa Kua Chang Journal!

    I am grateful that you have returned. The Journal was the best western literary source for our art. I look forward to see what happens in this venue.

  • Posted by Lctoliver on 4/10/2008 1:07am

    RE: Welcome to Pa Kua Chang Journal!

    I am making sure to spread the word that this website (Pa Kua Chang Journal) is up and online live! Let's get the word out!

    - Lawrence -

  • Posted by Snook on 4/12/2008 10:48am

    RE: Welcome to Pa Kua Chang Journal!

    Wow! Personally I find it incredibly serendipitous that I found this site so soon after it was created. I bought the journal collection on cd a couple years ago and I've recently been reading through that and Park Bok Nam and Dan Miller's books. On a whim I got online and tried to find out what Dan Miller's been up to since the journal stopped publication. I'm happy to see it given new life. Bagua is alive and well, and today's web communication is an ideal and convenient venue for such a worthy project.

    Which begs the question: is this site to serve as a shrine for the original published material, or will it continue from where the original left off? I strongly hope it is the latter. There is a good deal of interest in bagua out there, and in this age where practically everybody has a camera and/or video recorder and information can be collected and disseminated with greater clarity and efficiency, if the established traditions of impartial reporting, historical discussion and technical explanation can be maintained and combined with a greater capacity for establishing connections between bagua enthusiasts worldwide, the Pa Kua Chang Journal, as great as it was before, has the potential to be even greater resource than originally anticipated.

    I'm looking forward to seeing what grows out of this.

  • Posted by Dale Dugas on 5/11/2008 7:29am

    RE: Welcome to Pa Kua Chang Journal!

    Great to see this site up.

    I commend you on the undertaking.

    Look forward to see who comes out of the woodwork and contributes.

    Be well, train hard

    Dale Dugas
    Coiling Dragon Internal Arts
    PO Box 35
    Quincy, MA

  • Posted by Chris-H on 5/11/2008 9:47am

    RE: RE: Welcome to Pa Kua Chang Journal!

    I am happy to see this as well.
    I enjoyed the original journals immensely. Seeing this site up makes me want to go and grab the cd-rom and do a bit of reading!

    Thanks for putting this site up!

    Chris Haynes

  • Posted by Walk the Torque on 5/12/2008 6:52pm

    RE: RE: RE: Welcome to Pa Kua Chang Journal!

    Thank you for putting up this sight. It is so important for this art to have a place where practitioners can meet and exchange ideas.

  • Posted by Hispanicpalm on 10/22/2008 9:15am

    RE: RE: RE: Welcome to Pa Kua Chang Journal!

    Welcome Back PKCJ been awhile good to see you back in full swing!!

    Your Instructors directory need to be updated. for example: Ben Hill is no longer located in Bronx, NY. He now teaches in Syracuse, NY.

    Oh, And I see you have clips of Sifu Rudy but his contact info is not listed. He teaches in queens, NY

    Hope this helps


  • Posted by Lctoliver on 10/24/2008 1:35pm

    RE: RE: RE: Welcome to Pa Kua Chang Journal!

    Thanks for following up with my suggestion to add an Instructors Directory to the site. Thanks for listening to the members, users and followers of the Pa Kua Chang Journal website.

    I have a question. Why are there non baguazhang (and non martial arts) related videos included in the video section of this website? I would think that all the videos be baguazhang or baguazhang related on here.

    - Lawrence -

  • Posted by KTS on 11/02/2008 8:41pm

    RE: Welcome to Pa Kua Chang Journal!

    Very Nice and useful website! A great resource I can tell.


    - gao bagua and xing yi

  • Posted by daremoe on 12/23/2008 9:26pm

    RE: Welcome to Pa Kua Chang Journal!

    Thanks! I'm new to Pa Kua Chang (Ba Gua Zhang) so this seems to be a great place to find new info and resources. The amount of video's is amazing!!! Thanks again and thanks for having me! Have a great day!

  • Posted by XunDaoZhe on 5/17/2009 2:32pm

    RE: Welcome to Pa Kua Chang Journal!

    Great that you are back again. Very useful and professional site!

  • Posted by BigLn11 on 1/17/2011 8:51am

    RE: Welcome to Pa Kua Chang Journal!

    I was a former student of Sifu Park Bok Nam. Part of his Watertown study group. I still have the original copies of the paper back version of the journal save one. The one which has an picture of his study group in Watertown which is the second to last issue. I was wondering if anyone has this image and if you do can you send it to me. I have been looking for years and would appreciate it.Thank you.