Comments and reviews of Chen Style Taijiquan Practical Method, workshops and Master Chen Zhonghua.

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Toronto Workshop Photos 9-2016

October 16, 2016
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Puerto Rico Workshop Photos 2016

October 14, 2016

Javier Jaime became Master Chen disciple.  

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Master Chen in Houston, Texas

October 14, 2016

Taiji enthusiasts in Houston, Texas were treated to an unexpected treat, a visit from Master Joseph Chen due to a flight layover.  Master Chen’s disciple in Houston, Jeff Clevenger, arranged for a get-together with Master Chen which included breakfast, a training session at a local park followed by lunch at a good BBQ restaurant, before [...]

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Phoenix Workshop Photos 2016

October 13, 2016
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Student’s comments on Master Chen’s Phoenix Workshop

October 6, 2016

Master Chen’s Practical Method workshop and private lessons in Phoenix, Arizona, October 1-4, 2016.

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Review on Ping Wei’s Practical Method Workshop in Irvine on August 21

September 2, 2016

By Winston Wang

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Daqingshan August 2016

August 27, 2016

Students from Singapore, Australia, Hong Kong, Germany, India, US

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Iowa 2016 Workshop Photos

August 16, 2016
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New York 2016 Workshop Photos

August 14, 2016

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Response Drill

August 11, 2016

Iowa workshop participants, please comment on what you learn from this drill. Todd Elihu : Response Drill is to train not to react locally to the opponent’s touch on your shoulder but to simultaneously move your hand in toward the opponent. Therefore the intention is on hand out and not on the opponent touching your [...]

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Workshop Practical Method 26-27 april 2014, The Netherlands (by Master Chen)

July 5, 2016

Workshop Practical Method Chen Style Taichi Quan push hands by Grandmaster Joseph Chen Zhonghua De Glind 26-27april 2014, Netherlands These notes are partly chronological and based on how I percieved them. I kept as close as I could to Master Chen’s exact words.   Day one The workshop started with an introduction. Underlying the art [...]

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Poland Workshop 2016 Photo

July 2, 2016
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Holland Workshop 2016 Photo

July 1, 2016
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Vaughn H. Daqingshan 2016 Photos

June 2, 2016

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Vancouver Workshop Feb 2016 Photos

February 7, 2016

The hand on the stick is to show that the hand is being moved by the elbow.

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Toronto January 2016 Workshop Photos

February 4, 2016
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Enter the Dragon – Hong Kong 2015 Workshop Review

January 19, 2016

Nearing Christmas, under the bright festive lights of Hong Kong, K.T. Lin and Nicholas Fung (馮嘉傑) from the Hong Kong Chen Style Taiji Practical Method (香港陳式太極實用拳法) organized the year ending workshop with Master  Chen Zhonghua. On a mild weekend, more than thirty participants from Hong Kong, the Mainland, USA and Canada gathered to train with [...]

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Vancouver Jan 2016 Workshop Photos

January 17, 2016

Good workshop with students from Victoria and Seattle who made the trip. Worked on foundations and a drill to line up two dots on the body.

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Hong Kong 2015 Workshop Photo

December 23, 2015

Han Rui and Tim Duehring joined Master Chen for Hong Kong 2015 workshop

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Singapore 2015 Workshop Photos

December 21, 2015
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Jakarta Workshop 2015 Photo & Videos

December 20, 2015

With instructor Ling Zili from Daqingshan  

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The hidden art of Pào Chuí (炮捶) Ottawa Workshop Review 2015

November 23, 2015

On another perfect Ottawa autumn weekend, Master Chen taught his disciples and Taiji enthusiasts the intricate art of Taijiquan. The organizers (Rachelle, Daniel and James) meticulously planned three days of intense training focusing on Taiji history, philosophy and the unique nature of the Practical Method. the workshop participants was fortunate to have an entire day [...]

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Vancouver 2015 4 Days Workshop Review

November 6, 2015

Camille from Port Alberni, and Phil from California joined us. Four days focused on yilu correction. Master Chen went around while we did yilu and gave lessons based on our errors. For me, this experience pushed my envelope of what is required from yilu, and I feel a difference on the last day, how my [...]

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Learning step one – comfortable in the dark?

October 10, 2015

Already some time ago now I had an interesting discussion with another person from Germany. There was one aspect showing up, which in principle could be very interessting for all of us who want to learn Taiji. Here and there Master Chen did point out that in Taijiquan (or at least our style of Taijiquan [...]

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Iowa Workshop 2015 Photos and Notes

September 14, 2015

Notes by Aaron from September 12th and 13th Iowa workshop: Drills: stepping foundation drills: power is constant, speed determines the appearance of more force. Positive circles, negative circles, mixed circles, 6 sealing 4 closing

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Hong Kong Open House 2015 Photos

August 31, 2015
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Two-Point Stretch (Italy Workshop)

August 29, 2015

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Close to it: Romania Workshop Review

July 14, 2015

  One week  ago Master Chen held the first workshop in Romania. Four years ago I myself took my first step  in the practical method world, buying  the first video: foundation. In these four years  I met Master Chen three times in workshops across Europe. It was not easy. Without this modern approach which allows  [...]

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20 Yilu Challenge – Success!

May 8, 2015

Master Chen Zhonghua gave a challenge to perform 20 yilus a day from end of Nov 2014 to May 8, 2015, which amounted to 3200+ yilus in total. Congratulations to Aaron Bartholomew, Charlie Wishon and Kelvin Ho, who have successfully completed the challenge. Patrick Dickson has also completed 80% of the days despite of his [...]

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Edmonton April 2015 Workshop photos

April 23, 2015

Fantastic first day with applications, foundations and basic “don’t move” information. Great progress was demonstrated by all attendees showing how an extended concentrated learning situation can boost the body and understanding to grow. Grandmaster Chen’s instructions and guidance was as usual extraordinary. More Foundations and Yilu for the second day as well as a disciple [...]

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Vancouver Worlshop April 2015

April 14, 2015

Rick and Wolf joined us from Victoria Island We worked on separation at the shoulder. This is the first time I have a taste of how to do it, as I heard of this principle before but in the past my body can not do it, or just do it by accident, not in controller [...]

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Daqingshan April 2015 Seminar Photos

April 8, 2015

Even though it is still cold, many students attend the workshop.There is also discipleship ceremony, push hand tournament and calligraphy during the weekend

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