Chapter

15

Mulan Quan Fan Style

In This Chapter

Discovering the benefits of Mulan Quan

Using Mulan Quan as emotional therapy

Finding the pearl within you through Mulan Quan

Web Video Support: Exhibition of Entire Mulan Quan Single Fan Style

Mulan Quan is based in traditional T’ai Chi movement and wushu (Chinese for “martial arts”). However, it adds aspects of Chinese folk dance and gymnastics to provide a vessel of motion for the beauty of the practitioner to be poured into. Mulan Quan, therefore, reaches to the outward limits that the practitioner can express, both with the wushu aspects and even as a spectacular sword form (which I give examples of in Chapter 16). Yet it also explores the softest, most delicate aspects of the user, ...

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