Depending on where you might be the weekend of October 31st – November 3, 2019, you have the opportunity to experience traditional training and learn from the decedents of the creator of Chen Family Tajiquan. Stretching, standing post, and silk reeling exercises serve as essential fundamentals for deep Taiji development. The double-edge sword practice is … Continue reading
I am sad that I will no longer be able to get my corrections from this fine teacher in US. For the last decade or so, Grandmaster Chen Xiao Xing has been giving me pointers, making corrections and sharing stories from the village. If it wasn’t for him (and his son Chen Zi Qiang) my … Continue reading
From Stephen’s FB Post (True Tai Chi) A wonderful, four-part documentary produced by CCTV (China national television), was just released, showing the impact Chen Taijiquan has had on New Yorkers. The program focuses on students of Ren Guangyi, whose lives have been impacted by Taijiquan training. Its a unique testament to Taijiquan’s power as cultural … Continue reading
An excellent write-up on what training is like in Chen Village. Reminded me of my retreat in 2010 with Chen Xiao Xing. “Through Realisation Not Speech”
OMG! I learned so much from Chen Ziqiang about pushing hands over the weekend. I have been so fortunate to meet Zi Qiang and his father for they have imparted so much knowledge about Chen Style taijiquan to me. Every time I have a workshop with them, I learn something new that will change my … Continue reading
This is great translation by Paul Brennan. I have always thought that the “White Crane” reference was something introduced by Yang Lu Chan when he taught in Beijing but I may be wrong. Chen Ziming used that reference as well although his teacher was Chen Xin and Chen Xin’s original writing has it as “White … Continue reading
Took me a while but I finally got the movements listed for the single sword forms (49 movements and 54 movements)
I am happy to announce that Kathryn and I have decided not to collect fees for the Thursday class at Fitchburg Senior Center. We want to encourage participation in this class and invite anyone to come learn taijiquan. Setting a fee would be against our intention to teach this class. Please share this with friends … Continue reading
http://inkkc.com/articles/125423754/ This article features Chen Hui Xian, whom some of you have met and learned from, discussing their family’s art.
Skill Knowledge – Brisbane Chen Tai Chi Anthony Cheung, the artist and author of this material has graciously given me permission to include this link to his web site. Great art work as well as good information to share.