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Sun Yang wins Muay Thai Gold Belt 20190222

Top New:News just came from Thailand that Sun Yang has won the 67 kg Golden Belt after many rounds of hard fights at the Golden Belt Finals under the auspice of the Thailand Muay Thai Federation. Sun Yang is a disciple of Master Chen Zhonghua, International Standard Bearer of the Chen Style Taijiquan Practical Method system and Dean of the Qingshan Taijiquan and Cultural Research Institute of the Rizhao Politechnic. Read more

Heintz DiscipleNathan Heintz was accepted as Master Chen Zhonghua’s disciple on July 28, 2018 at the North American Practical Method Training Camp in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

The discipleship ceremony also welcomed Spencer Jones and Edward Liaw as disciples. Read more

  1. Introduction of Emcee
Todd Elihu

Todd Elihu

I am Todd Elihu, 20th generation disciple of Chen Style Taijiquan under Master Chen Zhonghua. I am very happy to be here at the 2018 North American Practical Method Training Camp and to have the opportunity to learn from Master Chen, as well as practice and exchange with my disciple-brothers who are present and the other participants of the camp this year. I am very grateful to my brothers Levi Sowers and John Upshaw for organizing these camps and all the hard work that they have put into making such a special event. Read more

I started taijiquan practical method in 2011. In 2016 I became disciple of Master Chen. Taiji – the separation of ying and yang and having both at the same time – is a part of my daily life and I am very happy about it.

1. Practical method
This style in the lineage of Chen Fake, Hong Junshen, Chen Zhonghua follows very clear instructions to establish the taiji movements. In the end there should be no fight anymore, one is just walking through the opponent without knowing.
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Master Chen Zhonghua accepted Charlie Wishon as a disciple on July 17, 2016.

Master Chen Zhonghua accepted Charlie Wishon as a disciple on July 17, 2016.

On July 17, 2016, Master Chen Zhonghua accepted Charlie Wishon as his 201st disciple at the workshop held in Iowa City. Todd Elihu emceed the ceremony and many other disciples were present including Levi Sowers, John Upshaw, John Dahms, Brennan Toh, Kelvin Ho, Hugo Ramiro, Xavier Santiago, Jeff Clevenger, Bruce Schaub, Erwin Ramthun, and Chris Dusek. At the conclusion of the ceremony, Master Chen briefly spoke about the privileges, responsibilities, and ethics of being one of his disciples.

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Ceremony conducted at Perth Workshop.

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Master Chen Zhonghua accepted three more new disciples today in Toronto, Canada!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Michael Koh was accepted as Master Chen Zhonghua’s disciple in the Chen Style Taijiquan Practical Method system. The ceremony was attended by Master Hong Sen and Master Xu Jinge. Other disciples present at the event: Tim Duehring and Nicholas Fung.

Wang Long, Su Lei of Rizhao, Shandong Province, and Chen Xu of Yiyuan, Shandong Province, became master Chen Zhonghua’s disciples at a simple ceremony on Daqingshan on Oct. 4, 2012. The ceremony was chaired by master Hong Sen and attended by all participants of the 7th Daqingshan International Taijiquan Seminar. Read more

upshawdisciple-3In a simple ceremony at the Seishinkan dojo in New York, John Upshaw was accepted as Master Chen Zhonghua’s disciple in the Chen Style Taijiquan Practical Method system. Other disciples present at the event: Michael Calandra and Todd Elihu. Read more

Massimo Neresini of Italy is accepted as Master Chen Zhonghua’s 91th disciple. The ceremony was witnessed by disciples Giuseppe Bon from Italy,Pavel Codl from Prague, and Steven Chan from Canada

During a weekend workshop in Maple Ridge, B.C. Canada on Dec. 18, 2011, Gino Nasato of Victoria, B.C. Canada became Master Chen Zhonghua’s latest disciple in the lineage of Hong Master Hong Junsheng’s Chen Style Taijiquan Practical Method system. Gino is Master Chen Zhonghua’s 90th disciple.

The ceremony was attended by 16 people from Maple Ridge, Vancouver, Seattle, Vancouver Island and Philadelphia.

In a simple ceremony in Toronto on Sept. 25th, 2011, Nick Mann of Guelph, Ontario became Master Chen Zhonghua’s 89th indoor disciple. Read more
In a simple ceremony in the evening of April 20, 2011 in the Hunyuantaiji Academy in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Master Chen Zhonghua inducted Rion Swanson of Edmonton to the Chen Style Taijiquan Practical Method lineage. The ceremony was officiated by Chen’s earlier disciple Allan Belsheim. Belsheim is also the head instructor of the Edmonton branch. Read more

Some photos of Jesus and Hilda’s discipleship ceremony in San Juan. The ceremony was held at the training location which is the Puerto Rico Sport Center. We had to make do with what we had: no chairs or tables. It was the thought that counts. Both Jesus and Hilda are serious students of Practical Method and are sincerely people. I am very happy to have accepted them on the recommendations of Raul, Xavier and Rafael.

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On Feb. 3, 2011, Chinese New Year, Levi Sowers of Iowa City, Iowa, USA became Master Chen Zhonghua’s 80th indoor disciple in a ceremony in Bentonville, AR. USA.   Read more

Dave Dahms and Daniel Mroz discipleship on Nov. 27, 2010

November 29, 2010

On Nov. 27, 2010, Dave Dahms and Daniel Mroz were inducted as disciples of Master Chen Zhonghua in Ottawa, Canada. A private ceremony was held in the Dragon restaurant in Ottawa Saturday evening after the workshop.

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Master Chen Zhonghua accepted new disciples on Daqingshan in China!

August 11, 2010
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On August 11, 2010, Master Chen Zhonghua accepted 11 new disciples on Daqingshan, China. They are: Pavel Codl Czech Republic. 2010 420-602-213-628 Steven Chan, Canada Li Huaizhong,China Nicholas Fung,Hong Kong Wu Shaozhi,China Sun Jian,China Kham Serk Yawnghwe,Canada Scot Jorgensen,Canada Charlie Gordon,Canada Scott Hess,Canada Jerry Wang,China The ceremony was chaired by Master Sun Zhonghua and attended [...]

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Master Chen Zhonghua recognizes Master Bon Giuseppe as his disciple

April 27, 2010
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Xavier Santiago Discipleship

February 6, 2009

On February 6, 2009, Xavier Santiago of San Juan was accepted as Master Chen Zhonghua’s disciple through a brief ceremony presided by Raul Pujol. Xavier has been a student of Chen for several years. He became increasingly interested in the Chen Style Taijiquan as taught by Master Chen Zhonghua after attending workshops in Atlanta and [...]

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