• 2014年五月24-26日大青山国际太极拳大赛
  • May 24-26, 2014 Daqingshan International Taiji Competition
  • 2014年五月24-26日大青山国际太极拳大赛
  • May 24-26, 2014 Daqingshan International Taiji Competition
  • 2014年五月24-26日大青山国际太极拳大赛

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In September 2020, Master Chen Zhonghua is offering zoom online classes with different session times on Foundation and Yilu. The schedule is as follows: Read more

List view on Chinese site: https://www.shiyongquanfa.cn/archives/118135
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- I am beginning to understand some of the challenges in trying to describe, discuss, even think about PM in ways that pass along that information, in digestible bites to other people Read more

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My Yilu video started a discussion on Facebook that Taiji doesn’t look like robotic movements.
Several people tried to explain why we practice this way until we came to the term of paper tigers.
I decided to describe in a longer post why I practice this way and for me this method works. Read more

In view of the current Covid-19 restrictions, the government of Wulian held a county wide sports meet, part of it is the 8th Daqingshan Taiji Competition. Thanks to Han Rui, Qiu Liwen, Wang Guixiu and Sun Peiliang.

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-so it was just myself, in back of a digital camera, watching GM teach a Zoom class, at 7:30 AM and I thought to myself, ‘Man I have to be careful of what I wish for because sometimes the fates are listening’ Read more

Croucher Private 2-20200917-1

This is Roy Croucher’s second private lesson. This lesson focused on the mechanics of Fetch Water, one of the foundations exercises.
Presenter: Chen Zhonghua   Length: 55 min.   In: English   Year: 2020  Difficulty:2/5  At:Edmonton Chen Zhonghua Taiji Academy

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Practical Method requires that the elbow cannot be hyper-extended. It cannot be strange. In our special language/terminology, we open the elbow with a result that it becomes lively (活).

This exercise is designed to form a habit that the elbow is always slight bent.

 

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Chen Zhonghua’s Online Lesson 2020.09.17-1

Chen Zhonghua’s online lesson on Chen Style Taijiquan Practical Method on Sept. 17, 2020.
Presenter: Chen Zhonghua   Length: 58 min.   In: English   Year: 2020  Difficulty:2/5  At:Edmonton Chen Zhonghua Taiji Academy

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Today, Master Chen provided partial Yilu corrections for the following students: Read more

Participating in the European Practical Method Meet-Up 2020 in Żywiec in Poland was a great joy for me. Read more

Roy Croucher Private 20200916-1

This is Roy Croucher’s first private lesson in this series. In this video, he is corrected on the foundational exercise of Twisting the Towel. Many important aspects of the Chen Style Taijiquan Practical Method are covered. A particular point in this video is how to stretch the vertical line in order to stabilize the kua. One of the kuas must be stable while the other does an opening move.  Presenter: Chen Zhonghua   Length: 54 min.   In: English   Year: 2020  Difficulty:1/5  At:Edmonton Chen Zhonghua Taiji Academy

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Zacharias Yilu Corrections 2-20200914-1

Sooyeon Zacharias Yilu corrections part 2. Presenter: Chen Zhonghua   Length: 16 min.   In: English   Year: 2020  Difficulty:3/5  At:Edmonton Chen Zhonghua Taiji Academy

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“Jody Hall Yilu Corrections-2-20200913” Online Video Purchase

September 16, 2020

Master Chen Zhonghua’s Yilu correction for Jody Hall. This is part two. The first part covered the first 13 moves. Presenter: Chen Zhonghua   Length: 15 min.   In: English   Year: 2020  Difficulty:3/5  At:Edmonton Chen Zhonghua Taiji Academy

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Tuesday Foundations Online Lesson Notes September 15, 2020 – Edward Liaw

September 15, 2020

Tuesday Foundations lesson included corrections on Twisting towel, Fetching water, and Six sealing four closing.  Shifu emphasized the shoulder going down and also taught a chest opening exercise.

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reflections on practice, D. Gauld, Edmonton, Tues. Sept. 15/20

September 15, 2020

-two things I have been thinking about my practice in the past couple of days: 1. the new task of ‘resetting’ my body, given me by GM, is more profound than it seems, 2. the process of how you learn is as at least as important as what you learn 1. -the task GM has [...]

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“Zacharias Yilu Corrections 1-20200914” Online Video Purchase

September 15, 2020

Sooyeon Zacharias Yilu corrections part 1. Presenter: Chen Zhonghua   Length: 16 min.   In: English   Year: 2020  Difficulty:3/5  At:Edmonton Chen Zhonghua Taiji Academy

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“Zacharias Yilu Corrections 1-20200914” Online Video Purchase

September 15, 2020

Sooyeon Zacharias Yilu corrections part 1.Presenter: Chen Zhonghua   Length: 16 min.   In: English   Year: 2020  Difficulty:3/5  At:Edmonton Chen Zhonghua Taiji Academy

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“Chen Zhonghua’s Online Lesson on Sept. 15, 2020” Online Video Purchase

September 15, 2020

Chen Zhonghua’s Sept. 15, 2020. Presenter: Chen Zhonghua   Length: 63 min.   In: English   Year: 2020  Difficulty:2/5  At:Edmonton Chen Zhonghua Taiji Academy

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Foundation Notes – Master Chen Zhonghua Online Zoom Lesson Mon 14 Sep 2020 – Brian Chung

September 14, 2020

Today, Master covered Foundations and provided corrections on Twisting the Towel.   – Positive Circle is the last Foundation. It consist of 360 degrees. It is very difficult to navigate. The other foundations (Twisting the Towel, Fetch Water, Six Sealing Four Closing) consist of a single cutout section. – Twisting the Towel (1) Elbow in [...]

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“Chen Zhonghua’s Online Lesson on Sept. 14, 2020” Online Video Purchase

September 14, 2020

This the video for Master Chen Zhonghua’s Sept. 14, 2020 Online Lesson in English. Presenter: Chen Zhonghua   Length: 66 min.   In: English   Year: 2020  Difficulty:2/5  At:Edmonton Chen Zhonghua Taiji Academy

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“Brennan Toh Yilu Correction 2020.09.08” Online Video Purchase

September 14, 2020

Brennan Toh’s Practical Method Yilu corrections in the Edmonton Chen Zhonghua Taiji Academy on Sept. 8, 2020. Presenter: Chen Zhonghua   Length: 35 min.   In: English   Year: 2020  Difficulty:3/5  At:Edmonton Chen Zhonghua Taiji Academy

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Sooyeon Zacharias Became Chen Zhonghua’s 372nd Disciple

September 13, 2020

On Sept. 13, 2020, Sooyeon Zacharias became Master Chen Zhonghua’s 372nd disciple in the Chen Style Taijiquan Practical Method lineage.. Because of various reason including Covid-19, her discipleship ceremony was postponed several times. Finally on Sept. 12, she drove 14 hours from Litton, BC. to Edmonton, Alberta. The next day, she was inducted as Master [...]

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In with Elbow, Turn with Waist, Out with Hand

September 13, 2020

This is the most basic three count of the Practical Method positive circle. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GHNzzReB5qk

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“Size Reference 20200908” Online Video Purchase

September 13, 2020

In this mini video, Master Chen Zhonghua explains how to judge the size of movements by using a point of reference. This is part of the Sept. 8, 2020 online video of Master Chen Zhonghua Presenter: Chen Zhonghua   Length: 1 min.   In: English   Year: 2020  Difficulty:1/5  At:Edmonton Chen Zhonghua Taiji Academy

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“Step Back With Rear Foot 20200911” Online Video Purchase

September 13, 2020

Presenter: Chen Zhonghua   Length: 4 min.   In: English   Year: 2020  Difficulty:1/5  At:Edmonton Chen Zhonghua Taiji Academy

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