Pure, Unadulterated Bullshido
So I'm thumbing through the April issue of Inside Kung-Fu last night and I flip to an article about Linear Bagua. As with most of their articles it has a series of pictures showing different techniques. This load of Bullshido is so ridiculous that even my wife (who doesn't know, or care to know anything about fighting or MA) laughed out loud at it. The description of this series of moves to defend against a knife attack in the magazine will be enough to make the point without even looking at the pictures. Here goes:
1). As the attacker slashes, the defender steps to her foe's weak side and strikes to a point on the arm to weaken the heart and lungs.
By "slashes" they mean drives knife straight forward with arm locked and holds it there.
2). The bagua girl then strikes a point on the attackers arm that shuts down his heart.
3). She follows with a strike to a point on the neck that causes a knockout.
Apparently this guy is still going after having his heart and lungs shut down.
4). The defender explosively breaks the attacker's arm and turns inward to throw him against a car.
If you don't have a car handy a tree or rhinoceros will do.
5). She finishes him off by shattering his knee.
As if this isn't enough, the bagua girl in the pictures is wearing a traditional Kung Fu outfit with a drawing on the back of some kind of winged warlock riding a dragon.