Primary movement and secondary movement

by Chen Zhonghua on 2014/01/06

There are two types of movements in Chen Style Taijiquan Practical Method.

  1. Primary movements. 
  2. Secondary movements.

Primary movements are actions we take in Taijiquan. They are the techniques that we used in applications and in combat. This type of movements carry power and energy.

Secondary movements are connections between actions. They are the transitions in taiji movements. They join one action with another, making the overall taiji movements flow like a river while maintaining martial abilities.

 

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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