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

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