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Master Chen Zhonghua’s full time courses run for three to six months each year. These courses offer complete instruction in the Chen Style Taijiquan Practical Method system and basic Hunyuan Taiji courses.

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Daqingshan Future Twin Warriors

August 23, 2013

I am impressed with how much work these boys put into practice everyday, and I can see their progress. They have finished learning Yilu and sword choreography and now learning the details

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Clear Morning Sky

August 20, 2013

Lesson and demonstration of stick and rope that was previously covered in this video Hand-Foot Connection Online Video, then we did group photo under the clear morning sky

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Afternoon class at Daqingshan clip

August 20, 2013

Around 4 pm there is some shaded area where we practice before dinner. Video below

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Moving Step Foundations

August 19, 2013

We did part horse mane stepping foundation, we just do these along a line. Master Chen said this move require rotation so the body move in a straight line and the arms movement need to keep elbow in. Another moving foundation is synchronized double negative circle hand opening, during closing we turn the body 180 [...]

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Rick first visit to Daqingshan

August 19, 2013

Rick is on the right with yellow shirt.I just spent 11 or so days on DQS for a short trip as a prelude to full time training in 2014.  I live in Beijing and train with the Beijing group under Master Sun Zhonghua’s direction, via Master Chen putting us together this year.  I am an [...]

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Early birds

August 16, 2013

Go out to train at 5:30am and these youngest fulltime students were already jogging around the taiji circle Morning lesson: Moving step double positive foundation, common error is linking of the torso with the arms. Keep waist on a constant aim, while two arms circle in their own line. These three directions are independent of [...]

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Daqingshan Morning Lesson

August 14, 2013

Arriving in August, the sun is already up at 5 am, the temperature go up to 30 degree today, compared to 37 degree in Beijing where I stay a few days morning lesson: sequence in push hand, ‘ding’, get in, push, if it doesn’t work, ‘zhuan guan’ I showed Beijing Rick last night that when [...]

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Weifang Kite Museum Yilu

July 18, 2013

While I was waiting in Weifang I thought I would take a walk and check out the Kite Museum. An hour later I and my suitcase arrived only to find out they were closed for the day. So I decided it was a good place for an Yilu before heading back to the train station.

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Daqingshan Group Yilu demonstration

July 13, 2013
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Photo from Italy Master Bon

June 18, 2013

Try to guess the meaning of calligraphy in the first photo

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DuanWu Festival on Daqingshan

June 11, 2013

For DuanWu Festival, the students are learning how to make Zongzi or rice dumpling

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Michael Koh’s visit to DaQingShan 2013

June 3, 2013
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Daqingshan Photo

June 1, 2013

The festival is over, interview with Wulian TV station. Thanks to Albert Chung for the photos

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Opening Ceremony Clip

May 31, 2013
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Junsheng Taiji Square

May 23, 2013

Most students attending the festival have arrived.  They came from Czech Republic, India, Germany, Singapore, Malaysia, Canada, USA, Italy, Denmark, Australia.

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Daqingshan Morning Practice

May 21, 2013
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Daqingshan Photo May 5

May 5, 2013

May from Singapore, Bruce from Denver,Spencer from Chicago, and David arrived recently.

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Hand Feet Connection

April 28, 2013

Recorded at the new Taiji Square at Daqingshan. Master Chen demonstrate the importance of connecting hand to feet. Sink, don’t let it break at the shoulder.

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Daqingsan Update April 15

April 15, 2013

Master Chen is away with students to attend competition in Chen Village and Mount Tai. Han Yue 6 time provincial Push Hand Champion from Jinan has been helping with the training.

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Daqingshan Full Time Training 2013

April 4, 2013

Photo from first day of training. Ashley and Lao of Seattle are the first students arriving from outside China.

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Yilu Demonstration at Master Li Enjiu school

March 8, 2013

One of the activities for full time students at Daqingshan.

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Empty the cup is not correct analogy when it comes to Taijiquan

November 28, 2012

Master Chen gave us explanation on proper way of learning. originally posted July 2010

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Learning Yilu at Daqingshan

November 26, 2012

Editor Note: an old post from July 2010, please consider attending Full Time Course 2013. The daily practice of the Yilu is finally paying dividend. The investment of doing Yilu twenty times per day, by following Steven, Charlie, Khamserk, Wilkin, Michael, Lee, is slowly instilling a ‘rough cut’ of the form in my body.  There [...]

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Daqingshan 2012 reflection

September 5, 2012

I heard that Master Chen has left the mountain to begin his journey home, stopping over Vancouver for a workshop.Lucky for the fulltime students there since Master Chen extended his stay by a few weeks to oversee the site development. As it has been posted here and in facebook group, Daqingshan is expanding its training [...]

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Edmonton Full Time Training September 24 to December 21,2012

July 31, 2012

The Edmonton Full Time Training session will be held September 24 until December 21, 2012 so let me know soon if you will be attending.  Edmonton, the Home of  Grandmaster Chen Zhonghua,  has a reputation as being able to give you an incredible amount of instruction for the time you are here. We specialize in [...]

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Practical Method Around the World 2013

July 27, 2012

Master Chen is requesting clips of group doing yilu in landmark location of the local city as part of the Daqingshan Taijiquan festival in 2013. The festival will be held in last week of May to inaugurate the new Taiji Square, and the plan is to present these clips on the big screen. Also students [...]

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Master Chen Zhonghua lecture at Weifang Institute

July 22, 2012

On July 6 2012, Master Chen was invited by Weifang Institute to give talk and demonstration at the Weifang University Sport Stadium In this push hand demonstration clip, Master Chen corrected students mistake of using arm power instead of using waist power. Please register or log in to read the rest of this post

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Daqingshan Students Photos 17/05/12

July 17, 2012
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Marc Siekman class of 2012

June 29, 2012

Today is Marc last day. He stay for 4 weeks on Daqingshan

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Edmonton Full Time Training 2012

June 23, 2012

I would like to remind everyone (and invite those interested) that on September 24, 2012 Edmonton Full Time training will start and continue until December 21. This would be an excellent time for those who would relish this type of training and a North American location to visit Edmonton. Edmonton has few distractions to interrupt [...]

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Daqingshan Seminar Photos

June 22, 2012

Outside inside separation, example: a drum, an egg.

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Daqingshan Morning Practice

June 8, 2012
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