At a higher level when the inside of the body is stretched out, the outside frames (structure) of the body should start to close. This is in compliance with the principle of “the energy must be released but structure remain intact”.
Here are some simple explanations of the structure and energy movements of the knee. Read more
Leaking out of energy is a general error among Taiji learners. It occurs in many places and happens quite often.
This is quite difficult to explain. Let me use an example and imagine the following scenario:. Read more
1. Look: Use your eyes to observe and remember.
- Do not move your body. Do not copy. If you copy at this stage, your brain will link what you see to what you can copy. This may give a false impression that you’ve understood the movement. This is how bad habits are formed.
- Just focus on whether you’ve seen clearly. You can see it repeatedly. You can change your angle and point of observation.
- Do not analyse. Do not judge the quality of the movement. At this stage, right or wrong, it doesn’t matter. Read more
Studies Wu Style Taijiquan briefly from Grandmaster Ma Changxun in early 1980s.
Started to learn Practical Method from Master Chen Zhonghua since October 2009 and became an indoor disciple of Master Chen in May 2011.
Visited Daqingshan once a year since 2009. Wrote LEARNING PRACTICAL METHOD ON DAQINGSHAN (1), (2) and (3) to record his experience in learning Practical Method.
When you are stepping, which is a global move called revolution, you are free to move your knee.
Once you finish this move, in which case, you have landed your foot and fixed your foot as an anchor, your knee should also be fixed. Read more
这是2013年五月大青山国际太极拳节的专题讲座。 Read more
Agenda for the 2013 DQS Taiji Festival
- May 24 and 25 till 10 am Registration
2013年五月24至25上午10点。报名登记。 Read more
May, 2013 Daqingshan Institute of Chinese Classics Lectures Series.
2013年五月大青山国学堂讲座 Read more
This exercise has nothing to do with the demonstration by some masters being pushed by a line of people, mostly more than ten, to demonstrate how strong and rooted they are. This is an exercise Master Chen Zhonghua used at a workshop in Victoria, B.C. Canada in 2006 to train the pusher to get used to the experience of pushing into something very strong but is human. An exercise before this one is to push the wall, which provides static resistance. The pusher has to deal with: Read more