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  1. Hmm – what a coincidence, I would like to learn a bagua pole form as well! (Or any other bagua weapon, for that matter.) Bagua staff/pole forms are a bit rare although they are out there; if I am lucky I may have a chance to learn a bit of the seven star rod sometime soon (maybe next year?)… Looking forward to it!

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  2. Just out of interest, can you actually see the YouTube clip I’ve embedded here? Sometimes I see it, but at other times it doesn’t appear, in which case this post must look very strange!

    @Ed Yeah, I’ve wanted to learn a bagua staff form ever since I saw the film Eight Diagram Pole Fighter, which I reviewed on the old version of this blog.

    I went to the Xidan Bookstore a couple of days ago and was delighted to find a VCD on a Cheng style staff form, by Ma Lin Cheng- very uncommon, I often drop by the store to see what’s in stock, and I’ve never seen this before. It’s listed on Plumpub.com – #1022. A very nice form!

    @Yiming: I’m not aware of any problem with the comments – they still go into moderation, as they always have… I’ve just upgraded WordPress, though, so perhaps there’s some new behaviour I’m not aware of…

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  3. @Yiming – Ah, I’ve just thought of something – you’ve got an account on the blog, right? And so your comments didn’t usually need to go through moderation? That will have been affected by the upgrade; the new version of WordPress handles logins differently to previous versions. You’ll need to clear all cookies from this site out of your browser; after that, login again and it should work as usual for you.

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