In with elbow, no hand; out with hand, no elbow

by Chen Zhonghua on 2014/01/27

This is the “ten character dictum” by Grandmaster Hong Junsheng.

When pushing out, the hand leads, the elbow can only follow on the movement path. When withdrawing, the elbow leads, and hand is being pulled back.

 

About Chen Zhonghua

Chen Style Taijiquan 19th generation disciple. International Standard Bearer of the Practical Method system of Hong Junsheng. Second generation master of Hunyuan Taiji. Been teaching internationally since 1985. Educated in the West with a Master's Degree in Education. Highly accomplished through the lineage of two great masters. Disciplined, precise and powerful. He teaches a complete system of taiji based on the principle of yin yang separation; indirect power as a core concept; movement and tranquility as the source of action. In both theory and practice, his taijiquan deals with the problems of double-heavy. He is a real treasure of the heritage of taijiquan.

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