Push Hands Training May 6, 2023
Kevin will be traveling this weekend and will not be leading the push hands class on Saturday. Students are invited to work with each other in his absence.
Push Hands Training Video
Starting this Saturday (March 25th) we will be emphasizing Chen Xiaowang’s method of teaching push hands. To familiarize yourself with his method… check out his video on Youtube between 16:30 and 25:30 (only 9 minutes). See you then. https://youtu.be/BwO5NDAsUBU?t=992
Push Hands training: March 2023
Back to basics. Please review Ma Hong’s training video on Youtube. Jump to 5:16 in the video (if you click on the link above it should take you there) and play close attention to his explanation and detail. We will concentrate on the vertical and horizontal circles. Once comfortable with single hand… you can practice
December 2022 Holiday Schedule
Please note school will be closed on Saturday, December 24th and Saturday, December 31st during the holiday season. Please stay safe.
Thanksgiving Holiday 2022
In observance of Thanksgiving Day, school will be closed on November 24th (Thursday), 25th (Friday) and 26th (Saturday). Have a safe and healthy holiday weekend.
Chen Style 56 Demonstration
The link below will take you to a video of Master Ding Jia performing the Chen Style 56 Movement Competition Form. Master Ding Jia had just won the all China national championship for Chen Style Tai Chi when this was recorded. One interesting note is that the room in which this video was taken was
The Thirteen Postures of Tai Chi Chuan
All Tai Chi Chuan practitioners should be knowledgeable of the thirteen postures or movements of the system. All Tai Chi movements are composed of these postures or movements. An excellent book for researching this Tai Chi “technology” is “The Essence and Applications of Taijiquan” by Yang Chengfu (translated by Louis Swain), an excellent online discussion
Sat. October 1, 2022 Classes Canceled due to remnants of Hurricane Ian.
Unfortunately, due to the expected rain and wind from the remnants of Hurricane Ian, Master Li is canceling classes for Saturday, October 1, 2022. Keep safe and keep practicing!
September 2022 Calendar
Labor Day Holiday and Testing Schedule