Brian Chung

In today’s class the following students received partial Yilu corrections.

  • Sergey Schepin
  • Chris Martinez
  • Felicia Fong
  • Josh Landau
  • Jack Scott

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In today’s class, the following students received Foundation corrections while the class had the benefit of watching.

  • Sven Gusowski – Fetch Water
  • Raymond Dickey – Six Sealing Four Closing
  • Tomasz Raganowicz – Six Sealing Four Closing
  • Fung Chern Hwei – Positive Circle

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In today’s class the following students received partial Yilu corrections:

  1. Jody Hall
  2. Paddy Hanratty
  3. Mike Menzies
  4. Yuxin Liu
  5. Paul Pryce
  6. Ong Wenming
  7. Brian Chung

The primary topic of today’s lesson was Going Over.

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Today’s class on Foundations was held on Canadian Thanksgiving.

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Bevel Gear i

by Brian Chung on 2020/10/08

bevelgear

Bevel gears are gears where the rod or the rotating shafts intersect.

The shafts are often mounted 90 degrees apart, but can be designed to work at other angles as well.

They are used for power transmission between intersecting shafts.

This allows a vertical rotation to be converted to a horizontal rotation.

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In today’s lesson the following students received partial Yilu corrections:

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chenwithhong

Today Master Chen provides instructions and corrections on Six Sealing Four Closing.

- The shoulder has to totally disappear.

- The move is a rotation from the central vertical rod.

- Only rotate from the shoulder. The hand, elbow and shoulder is one piece.

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Today, the following students received partial Yilu corrections.

  • Sergey Schepin
  • Candra Lo
  • Chris Martinez
  • Felicia Fong
  • Gora Nebulana & Zeela

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Today we completed a set of Foundations led by Kelvin Ho. Master Chen provided instructions on Double Negative Circle (symmetric, and alternating) as well as Turning Flowers and Playing with Sleeves from Erlu.

- We have to ignore the details and do the Taiji we want to do. To copy without any technical things. Then add the details.

- When we add the details, we tend to forget the overall thing.

- This is the same as forgetting where we are in the form when instructing. We need to be more fluent with the whole thing.

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Today Master Chen covered the Double Positive Circle and 29. Upper Cloud Hands in Yilu.

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In learning Taiji, Master Chen would often say that we create power with size and restriction. He would also say that we must develop the ability to separate every single part of our body. This includes left and right, top and bottom, front and back, and inside and outside. Read more

Today Master Chen covered the Double Positive Circle.

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

Today, Master Chen covered Foundations and provided corrections on Twisting the Towel.

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Today Master Chen provided partial Yilu corrections.

  • Edward Liaw
  • Bruce Van Slyke
  • Carlotta Viviani
  • Raymond Dickey
  • Steve Doob
  • Winston Wang
(I missed noting some others)

Master Chen demonstrated the Positive Circle today.

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In this lesson the following students recieved Yilu corrections:

  • John Upshaw
  • Brennan Toh
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Master and Kelvin Ho provided instructions and corrections on Six Sealing Four Closing today.

Six Sealing Four Closing – Kelvin Ho

- Hand does not move. Dantian initiates the action. Kua lines up with elbow. Rotate the dantian to push the kua out.

- To connect the rear leg through the kua to the front arm. We don’t want the upper body there.

- Create a line from the front arm to the rear foot.

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Dao Shou 倒手 Notes – Master Chen Zhonghua Online Zoom Lesson – 25 Aug 2020 – Brian Chung

August 25, 2020

倒手 Dao Shou Master and Kelvin Ho explained, demonstrated and gave examples of Dao Shou.

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Double Negative Circle Notes – Master Chen Zhonghua Online Zoom Lesson – 21 Aug 2020 – Brian Chung

August 21, 2020

Master and Kelvin Ho provided instructions and corrections on the double negative circle. (1) Fist draping over body (2) Double push down. Master gave a physical example: hold a stick to cross a door that is 3 feet wide and 6 feet tall.

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Negative Circle Procedure Notes – Master Chen Zhonghua Online Zoom Lesson – 18 Aug 2020 – Brian Chung

August 18, 2020

Master Chen and Kelvin Ho provided instructions and corrections on the following Negative Circle procedure.

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Dixian 底线 Bottom Line Notes – Master Chen Zhonghua Online Zoom Lesson – 14 Aug 2020 – Brian Chung

August 14, 2020

Basic Knowledge for learning (1) Jiaodui: Re-calibration (2) Dixian: Bottom line (3)Can Zhaowu: Reference Points

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Notes for Sydney Workshop Feb 12-16, 2020 by Brian Chung

February 17, 2020

2020.02.12 悉尼笔记锺百豪 (英文) Sydney Notes by Brian Chung (English)

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Sydney Australia Workshops and Classes

December 4, 2019

Sydney Chen Zhonghua Taiji Academy 澳洲悉尼陈中华太极馆 Chen Style Taijiquan Practical Method 陈式太极拳实用拳法 Master Chen Zhonghua has been coming to Sydney, Australia to conduct annual workshops since 2012. First established by disciples Paul Janssens and James Strider, the Sydney group has now grown to over ten disciples. Brian Chung & Paul Janssens, Master Chen Zhonghua’s disciples, [...]

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Sydney Workshop, Feb 15-16, 2020

December 4, 2019

Instructors: Master Chen Zhonghua Date: Feb 15-16, 2020 Time: 8:30am to 11:30am2:00pm to 5:00pm Location: DJKJ Kung Fu Academy 34 Rosebery Avenue, Rosebery NSW 2018 Topics: Theory, Foundations, form (Yilu), applications and push hands Fee: $380 for 2 days, $220 for 1 day. Register: http://bit.ly/PM2020Sydney Suggested preparation for first-timers, get yourself familiar with the following: [...]

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Ling Zili Sydney Push Hands Workshop 3-4 Jan 2019 Photos

January 4, 2019

 

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Sydney Classes

January 1, 2019

Sydney Chen Zhonghua Taiji Academy 澳洲悉尼陈中华太极馆 Chen Style Taijiquan Practical Method 陈氏太极拳实用拳法 Classes: Sunday 8:30am to 9:30am – Brian Chung No classes on all public holidays or long weekends Curriculum: Chen Stye Taijiquan Practical Method Foundations, Yilu (First Routine), Theory, Push Hands Location Details: Online zoom – contact to register Instructors: Brian Chung Fee: $200 [...]

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2018 Sydney Workshop Day Two Notes by Brian Chung

December 20, 2018

2018.12.16 Sydney Workshop Day Two Notes – Brian Chung

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2018 Sydney Workshop Day One Notes by Brian Chung

December 20, 2018

2018.12.15 Sydney Workshop Day One Notes – Brian Chung

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Sydney Workshop Dec 15-16, 2018

September 13, 2018

Instructors: Master Chen Zhonghua, Instructor Chen Xu, Instructor Ling Zili Date: Dec 15-16, 2018 Time: 9:00am to 5:30pm Location: DJKJ Kung Fu Academy 34 Rosebery Avenue, Rosebery NSW 2018 Topics: Theory, Foundations, form (yilu), applications and push hands Fee: $380 for 2 days, $220 for 1 day. Suggested preparation for first-timers, get yourself familiar with [...]

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2017 Sydney Workshop Day Two Notes by Brian Chung

December 30, 2017

2017.12.17 Sydney Workshop Day Two Notes by Brian Chung   Coordination never occurs until there is something independent. Moving Step Positive Circle. The middle is independent. It cannot get involved. A move must be clear, don’t drag anything into it. Example of a mechanical typewriter – two keys cannot jam together. Example of a deer. Feet [...]

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2017 Sydney Workshop Day One Notes by Brian Chung

December 30, 2017

2017.12.16 Sydney Workshop Day One Notes by Brian Chung The two buttocks and tailbone splits into a tripod. It will take sixty years to train. Do not believe you can do it. Alignment is everything goes through a bottleneck. When the Horizontal and Vertical dot meets, it becomes a three dimensional force field. Peng Energy. [...]

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