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Dear Tai Chi – enthusiasts and those interested!

Master Chen Zhonghua is coming for the third time to Vienna to show and share his skill in Tai Chi. The workshop is made for those without any knowledge about the art as well as advanced students of Tai Chi and will grant deep insights in the art. Also practitioners of other martial arts are welcome to participate at this workshop.
The workshop will be held in english, translation into german will be provided when needed.
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I will be in Hong Kong March 29th to April 2nd, 2019 for private and one day of group class at the
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Master Chen London

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Tai Chi Gdynia

Detailed information and registration here.

Welcome to Gdynia!

See also impressions of 2018, 2017, 2016 and 2015 workshops in Poland.

Night of Push Hands is an event for push hands enthusiasts to improve their skills. Matches will be run in a tournament format with different weight divisions, and winners from the weight divisions will compete in the grand championship round. There will be a referee for each match with two 2-minute rounds with a 1-minute break in between.

Anyone interested are welcome to join. Spectators are also welcome.

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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 the following:
  1. Positive and Negative Circles: Two Circles of Taiji
  2. Yilu First 13 Moves: Chen Style Yilu 13 Moves
For more information and registration, please contact:
Brian Chung
+61 423 035 857

Master Zhonghua Chen and the Rizhao Chen Zhonghua Taiji Academy team are participating in the Chen Village Push Hands Competition. Master Chen was invited as a guest.

Master Chen Zhonghua and students at Chen Village Competition 2018

Master Chen Zhonghua and students at Chen Village Competition 2018

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The 6th Daqingshan International Competition


Daqingshan Mountain from the Pagoda

The start of my stay in China coincided with the 6th International Daqingshan Competition (April 28th to 30th this year), a yearly gathering that Master Chen started to promote both Taijiquan forms (a series of choreographed movements particular to each Family style) and also to provide a stage for a large scale Push Hands (a means of practicing Taiji techniques whilst trying to unbalance your opponent) tournament.

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Tai Chi Gdynia

Detailed information and registration here.

Welcome to Gdynia!

See also impressions of 2017, 2016 and 2015 workshops in Poland.

Practical Method was invited to participate in 2017 Martial Arts Festival in Vaughan, Ontario, Canada.
Shaolin martial arts from China were the main attraction for the event. Many local martial arts school were also invited to showcase their talents.
Kelvin Ho leading Bruce Robinson, Kevin Sun, Lucas Lu and Mark Hanley performed a yilu demonstration. A kids experience class was also conducted. A booth was set up to promote Practical Method. Eric Foo, Ken Fong, Louis Chan, Marianna Chan, Michele Chu helped with taking photos and videos, and looking after the booth.
Thanks to everyone who came to support as well.

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We are excited to announce that Master Chen Zhonghua will return to Phoenix in January 2018 to give Practical Method workshop. The dates, January 20 and 21 (Saturday and Sunday), are confirmed. Save the dates and don’t miss this exciting opportunity.

The workshop will focus on Gongfa (foundations) and Quanfa (forms in Yilu and Cannon Fist).

Workshop Venue: World Martial Arts Academy, 2028 N 16th St, Phoenix, AZ 85006

Time: 9am to noon; 2pm to 5pm.

Workshop Fee:          Register by January 10, $300 for both days (lunches are included);

$200 for one day.

Register after January 10, $350 for both days, $250 for one day.


Send the check or money order to Ping Wei (Pay to Ping Wei),

10622 N. 8th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85020


If you have any questions, please call or email Ping Wei, 602-373-3457.



Practical Method Markham Open Class on Apr 9, 2017

April 2, 2017

Location: Vine Cliff Park – Vine Cliff Blvd and Hazelton Ave. Date: Apr 9, 2017 Time: 8 am – 10:30 am Instructor: Kelvin Ho Fee: Free and open to public If it rains that day, the event location will be moved to: Bayview Hill Community Centre (open area near the pool) 114 Spadina Rd, Richmond [...]

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First European Practical Method Meetup in Vienna, Europe

March 5, 2017

What a cool experience! On 17th of February 2017 we had the first PM Meetup in Europe. A meetup which was dedicated to meet other groups practicing our art. It was no workshop in that sense, but we were lucky, that Rick Pietila, a disciple of Master Chen was still in Vienna at that time [...]

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Workshop Group Photo Procedure

September 24, 2016

During the Toronto workshop today, Master Chen asked me to write about taking the group photo before we start the activities for the day from now on.

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Jhung Siu Daqingshan Competition 2016 video diary

May 26, 2016

many more clips on Jhung Youtube Channel

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Master Chen Zhonghua in Berlin June 4./5.

May 2, 2016

Now you can sign up for the next Berlin Workshop. More information and application form here:

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Taiji Seminar Tour Daqingshan China August 2016

March 25, 2016

August 2016 Taiji China Seminar Tour. This trip is organised to coincide with Master Chen Zhonghua’s seminar for Chinese and International students. The 7 days seminar will focus on Push Hands applications, but there will be ample opportunity to improve your form and or to learn a Chen style sword form (Straight Sword or Broad [...]

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Poland Workshop 2015 Photos

July 3, 2015

These are some of the local people and the people who arrived already from other countries. We have people coming from the UK, Belgium, Germany, Finland and Scotland. Worked on drills to do Elbow in without moving the hand. Change push into a pull. And not moving. — in Gdynia.

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Italy Workshop 2015 Photos

July 1, 2015
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Master Chen’s Berlin Workshop – June 20 & 21

April 20, 2015

Details and sign up here:

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Practical Method’s “The Eight Methods of Taijiquan” Seminar

September 18, 2014

Guest Speaker: Master Chen Zhonghua Topic: The Eight Methods of Taijiquan Date: Wednesday, Sep. 24, 2014 Time: 8:15 pm to 9:45 pm Place: German Mills Public School 61 Simonston Blvd., Thornhill, Ontario L3T 4R5 Fee: Free Thank you for the overwhelming response, this seminar is now FULL. Photos of this event can be viewed on [...]

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Weifang Martial Arts Festival 2014

August 19, 2014

Chen Xu won gold on Adult 65 kg push hands Ling Zili won gold on Adult 60 kg push hands Han Rui won gold on Adult 80 kg push hands Hugo Ramiro won silver on Adult 65 kg push hands Michael Winkler won gold on traditional taiji form (8.46) Tim Duehring won gold on taiji [...]

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New York Workshop Sept 13 – 15

July 18, 2014

Grandmaster Chen Zhonghua will conduct his annual workshop in NY at Seishinkan Martial Arts. The Practical Method Chen Style will be taught. The workshop will be mostly push hands, but may cover Yilu, Erlu and some straight sword. Location: Seishinkan Martial Arts 260 Jericho Turnpike Floral Park, NY 11001 More info below

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Showcase April 26 Report

May 26, 2014

I finally got the few photos I have access to sorted and edited so this is quite a late posting of the Edmonton International Qigong/ Taiji Day Showcase from April 26, 2014. There was quite a good turnout with over 30 students and guests attending. We started with a brief introduction to Tai Chi and [...]

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April 20, 2014

Attend Hunyuantaiji Academy’s International Tai Chi Qigong Day Showcase Saturday April 26, from 1 to 3 pm and participate in our Demos of Chen Taiji, Hunyuan Taiji, Qigong, Weapons and Foundations for FREE. Sunday April 27 will be  a short Seminar Introduction to Silk Reeling and Detailed Qigong for only $50. Attend from 9 am [...]

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Master Chen will teach the Cannon Fist in Phoenix, AZ (Sep 20 2014)

April 16, 2014

Master Chen Zhonghua is scheduled to come to Phoenix, USA on September 20 and 21 in 2014. He is going to teach the Practical Method Erlu (the Canon Fist)  in the workshop. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to learn the Cannon Fist form directly from Master Chen. More details will follow. Book your space early [...]

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Toronto Workshop Sep 25-28, 2014

April 13, 2014

Chen Style Taijiquan Practical Method Toronto

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