Gran Master’s Li Hong Stage and Lessons in Italy April – May 2017

Master Li Hong now in Italy, Milan (April – May 2017). For informations about lesson and stages, contact us at or +393356930044

At website you can found dates and places of stages and exibitions (in italian. For informations in english or chinese, send a mail!).

Lezioni e Stage di Xingyiquan e Qigong Maestro Li Hong

Xing Yi Quan



Fimages-1ounded by Ji Jike between the sixteenth and seventeenth century, xing yi, the style of “form and intent”, is the third among the main Chinese internal martial arts, together with taiji and baguazhang. Not too aesthetically pleasing, xing yi is a difficult style, training in which develops an irresistible force in the trainee after a quite harsh and repetitive beginning: the attack, which is always frontal, doesn’t concern itself with the opponent’s response, it overwhelms him instead with the power of groundedness and its five basic punches – pi quan (cutting punch), zhuan quan (piercing punch), heng quan (transversal punch), beng quan (destructive punch), pao quan (exploding punch). Read more

Master Li Hong

Li Hong
Li Hong


images-1Master Li Hong (1954), President of Chinese Shang style Xing Yi Quan Association, eighth duan, is the second generation heir of the Shang style. Son of Li Wenbin, one of the main ten martial arts masters in his generation’s China, Li Hong began training with his father in his early childhood. After Chang Quan, which he practiced in his youth, and Yang style taiji, he mainly dedicated himself to studying and spreading Shang style Xing Yi.Read more

Xing Yi Quan Shang Style Lineage


images-1The founder of Shang style xing yi quan was Shan Yunxiang (1864-1937).  Born in Liling, Shandong province, he was a student of Li Cunyi (student of Liu Qilan, famous xinyiquan master, and gongfu brother of Cheng Tinghua).Read more

XingYiQuan Shang Style characteristics


images-1The characteristics of the Shang style are those that should belong to every form of xingyiquan, a martial art both ancient, and expressed in various schools and currents, often very distinct from each other. Therefore, the most authentic spirit of xingyi will be discussed, rather than the differences, because it’s the deep principles of a style that must remain unchanged in time.Read more