Emeiquan is a group of Chinese martial arts from Mount Emei in Sichuan Province, one of the major “Martial Mountains”. It is known for its swiftness and flexibility. Folklore and literary fiction associates it with women. Emeiquan encompasses a wide range of systems,and is known for its animal-based fighting methods owing to the abundant wildlife of the mountain range, particularly monkey style and its unique Southern styles.
Emeiquan combines both internal and external practices. Low stable stances with little hopping are characteristic. Jumps are executed very lightly and quickly, and its movements are very diverse. Many of its most effective techniques are derived from the use of the wrist
Chinese martial arts training consists of the following components: basics, forms, applications and weapons; different styles place varying emphasis on each component. In addition, philosophy, ethics and even medical practice are highly regarded by most Chinese martial arts. A complete training system should also provide insight into Chinese attitudes and culture.
Train both Internal and External. External training includes the hands, the eyes, the body and stances. Internal training includes the heart, the spirit, the mind, breathing and strength.