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Supporting Palm

The Supporting Palm is a classic posture in Baguazhang practice. In some schools, the only fixed posture practice is Supporting Palm.

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Supporting Palm

The Supporting Palm is a classic posture in Baguazhang practice. In some schools, the only fixed posture practice is Supporting Palm.

Start from Holding The Fruit Palm and then push your palms away from you in the direction of your thumbs. This will be slightly more than 45 degrees, but less than 90 degrees from the plane of your shoulders.

Supporting Palm

Keep your palms upright. You may find that it is harder to keep one palm facing up than the other, or that one palm turns over slightly when you change direction. Imagine that you are holding a ball or a cup of hot tea in each hand as you walk the circle.

Walk and change direction as before.

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