Xuan Gong Quan is also known as Mystical Hand Form. The translation of “Xuan” is a little difficult. it means the effect of a window which seems dark from the outside but is actually illuminated from the inside. This is often lazily translated as “mystical”. In the actual Kung Fu practice the meaning is translated as something that is inside but cannot be seen from the outside. After further understanding the Xuan Gong Quan Form you will realize that the main focus is to transform energy from one movement to the other without using much muscular strength. Tai Chi and Kung Fu must be equally developed to grasp the essence of Xuan Gong Quan. The teachings of Xuan Gong Quan are divided in three separated forms which are an essential part in the basic understanding of Internal Wudang Martial Arts.
Xuan Gong Quan is a basic form for all Wudang beginners. Xuan Gong Quan includes principles of energy transformation from Tai Chi and basic exercises from Tai Yi and Qi Gong. Xuan Gong Quan is separated in three forms, you can learn the first form here!