Yue Zhang provides an introduction to the origins of Fanzi Quan and explores its development as an effective fighting system. Elements of Fanzi Boxing can be found in many Northern Chinese martial arts styles such as: Chuo Jiao Fanzi (Poking Foot Overturning Boxing) and Yingzhao Fanzi (Eagle Claw Overturning Boxing). The important characteristics of Fanzi Quan are swiftness, turning, and symmetry. It is the skillful interpretation and use of these features that makes Fanzi an influential and effective fighting system.
Fanzi Quan: Overturning BoxingCMA Journal