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Hong Junsheng Disciples

GM Hong Jun Sheng’s grave was relocated to this new site in Jinan. Carved around the statue are the names of the disciples

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7-3-2014 10-07-41 AM Master Chen has a google+ account with old photos Click thumbnail to go to album. Google+

Chen Style Tajiquan Practical Method
of
Grandmaster Hong Junsheng

General Principles
o Peng
Peng has been one of the most talked about topics in Taijiquan. Hong defined Peng as having two meanings: one is the upward expanding action of ward-off and the other the overall combined expanding energy that permeates all moves of Taiji. It is the latter meaning of Peng that is most important to him. “Without Peng, there is no Taiji.” Read more

Hong Junsheng Taijiquan Philosophy – As I See it

By Zhang Yanhai 张延海 (Translated from http://chenzhonghua.cn)

Mr. Hong Junsheng (1907-1996) of Yu County, Henan Province was an indoor Taijiquan disciple of Mr. Chen Fake for 15 years and as the result has received true transmission of the art. After many years of inheriting the tradition and developing it, Mr. Hong has brought the essence of Taijiquan to a scientific and philosophical level and provided a systematic analysis of the inherent laws of Taijiquan; and at the same time able to demonstrate them visually in front of everyone. He is the first to propose the use of the mechanical concept of “neutral equilibrium” in Taiji. He has his own unique perspective on “rotation” and “silk reeling”.

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Rare footage of Grandmaster Hong Junsheng. Li Zongqing was one of his earlier disciple and assistant. This video came from a 1980s film. It was on an occasion that they demonstrated for the governor of Shandong Province in Jinan.

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Mr. Wang Deyou was born in 1946 in Xuzhou, Jiangsu Province, China. He has a bachelor’s degree in science. He currently works as the vice-chief engineer at Xuzhou High Energy Ignition Corp.

He started learning Yang style taijiquan in 1966 and converted to Chen style in 1972. Read more