Some great skill here. Notice the wind-fire wheels in use. That is Nezha's signature weapon. Also there is a guy balancing with his leg up. He goes backwards as if to do a walk-over but then rotates into a back leg extension--I think that is basic training for Nezha Hoop work, I've seen it in opera stuff. Of course I love this stuff and Nezha is spinning around in my head as I'm writing the history of Baguazhang! January Deadlines.
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