Yilu Notes – Master Chen Zhonghua Online Zoom Lesson Wed 16 Sep 2020 – Brian Chung

September 16, 2020

Today, Master Chen provided partial Yilu corrections for the following students:

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European Practical Method Meet-Up 2020 in Żywiec Poland

September 16, 2020

Participating in the European Practical Method Meet-Up 2020 in Żywiec in Poland was a great joy for me.

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“Roy Croucher Private-1 20200916” Online Video Purchase

September 16, 2020

This is Roy Croucher’s first private lesson in this series. In this video, he is corrected on the foundational exercise of Twisting the Towel. Many important aspects of the Chen Style Taijiquan Practical Method are covered. A particular point in this video is how to stretch the vertical line in order to stabilize the kua. [...]

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“Zacharias Yilu Corrections 2-20200914” Online Video Purchase

September 16, 2020

Sooyeon Zacharias Yilu corrections part 2. Presenter: Chen Zhonghua   Length: 16 min.   In: English   Year: 2020  Difficulty:3/5  At:Edmonton Chen Zhonghua Taiji Academy

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“Jody Hall Yilu Corrections-2-20200913” Online Video Purchase

September 16, 2020

Master Chen Zhonghua’s Yilu correction for Jody Hall. This is part two. The first part covered the first 13 moves. Presenter: Chen Zhonghua   Length: 15 min.   In: English   Year: 2020  Difficulty:3/5  At:Edmonton Chen Zhonghua Taiji Academy

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Tuesday Foundations Online Lesson Notes September 15, 2020 – Edward Liaw

September 15, 2020

Tuesday Foundations lesson included corrections on Twisting towel, Fetching water, and Six sealing four closing.  Shifu emphasized the shoulder going down and also taught a chest opening exercise.

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Practical Method Slogan Contest

September 15, 2020
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reflections on practice, D. Gauld, Edmonton, Tues. Sept. 15/20

September 15, 2020

-two things I have been thinking about my practice in the past couple of days: 1. the new task of ‘resetting’ my body, given me by GM, is more profound than it seems, 2. the process of how you learn is as at least as important as what you learn 1. -the task GM has [...]

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“Zacharias Yilu Corrections 1-20200914” Online Video Purchase

September 15, 2020

Sooyeon Zacharias Yilu corrections part 1. Presenter: Chen Zhonghua   Length: 16 min.   In: English   Year: 2020  Difficulty:3/5  At:Edmonton Chen Zhonghua Taiji Academy

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“Zacharias Yilu Corrections 1-20200914” Online Video Purchase

September 15, 2020

Sooyeon Zacharias Yilu corrections part 1.Presenter: Chen Zhonghua   Length: 16 min.   In: English   Year: 2020  Difficulty:3/5  At:Edmonton Chen Zhonghua Taiji Academy

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“Chen Zhonghua’s Online Lesson on Sept. 15, 2020” Online Video Purchase

September 15, 2020

Chen Zhonghua’s Sept. 15, 2020. Presenter: Chen Zhonghua   Length: 63 min.   In: English   Year: 2020  Difficulty:2/5  At:Edmonton Chen Zhonghua Taiji Academy

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Foundation Notes – Master Chen Zhonghua Online Zoom Lesson Mon 14 Sep 2020 – Brian Chung

September 14, 2020

Today, Master covered Foundations and provided corrections on Twisting the Towel.   – Positive Circle is the last Foundation. It consist of 360 degrees. It is very difficult to navigate. The other foundations (Twisting the Towel, Fetch Water, Six Sealing Four Closing) consist of a single cutout section. – Twisting the Towel (1) Elbow in [...]

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“Chen Zhonghua’s Online Lesson on Sept. 14, 2020” Online Video Purchase

September 14, 2020

This the video for Master Chen Zhonghua’s Sept. 14, 2020 Online Lesson in English. Presenter: Chen Zhonghua   Length: 66 min.   In: English   Year: 2020  Difficulty:2/5  At:Edmonton Chen Zhonghua Taiji Academy

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“Brennan Toh Yilu Correction 2020.09.08” Online Video Purchase

September 14, 2020

Brennan Toh’s Practical Method Yilu corrections in the Edmonton Chen Zhonghua Taiji Academy on Sept. 8, 2020. Presenter: Chen Zhonghua   Length: 35 min.   In: English   Year: 2020  Difficulty:3/5  At:Edmonton Chen Zhonghua Taiji Academy

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Sooyeon Zacharias Became Chen Zhonghua’s 372nd Disciple

September 13, 2020

On Sept. 13, 2020, Sooyeon Zacharias became Master Chen Zhonghua’s 372nd disciple in the Chen Style Taijiquan Practical Method lineage.. Because of various reason including Covid-19, her discipleship ceremony was postponed several times. Finally on Sept. 12, she drove 14 hours from Litton, BC. to Edmonton, Alberta. The next day, she was inducted as Master [...]

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In with Elbow, Turn with Waist, Out with Hand

September 13, 2020

This is the most basic three count of the Practical Method positive circle. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GHNzzReB5qk

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“Size Reference 20200908” Online Video Purchase

September 13, 2020

In this mini video, Master Chen Zhonghua explains how to judge the size of movements by using a point of reference. This is part of the Sept. 8, 2020 online video of Master Chen Zhonghua Presenter: Chen Zhonghua   Length: 1 min.   In: English   Year: 2020  Difficulty:1/5  At:Edmonton Chen Zhonghua Taiji Academy

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“Step Back With Rear Foot 20200911” Online Video Purchase

September 13, 2020

Presenter: Chen Zhonghua   Length: 4 min.   In: English   Year: 2020  Difficulty:1/5  At:Edmonton Chen Zhonghua Taiji Academy

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D. Gauld re: GM Chen lesson, Edmonton, Fri. Aug. 11/20

September 12, 2020

- just before class began on Friday evening GM held another instructional session at the Edmonton studio – he instructed on several topics, I am mindful of trying not to add or delete any of his words intentionally – he observed part of my first section Yilu and commented that I was still tensing, flexing, [...]

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“Jody Hall Yilu 13 Correction on 2020.09.12” Online Video Purchase

September 12, 2020

Part one of yilu correction. Presenter: Chen Zhonghua   Length: 17 min.   In: English   Year: 2020  Difficulty:3/5  At:Edmonton Chen Zhonghua Taiji Academy

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“Alex Hasenfratz Yilu 13 Moves Correction 2020.09.11” Online Video Purchase

September 11, 2020

Part one of the Yilu correction. Presenter: Chen Zhonghua   Length: 44 min.   In: English   Year: 2020  Difficulty:3/5  At:Edmonton Chen Zhonghua Taiji Academy

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“Basic Push Hand Drills 2020-Tui (Push)” Online Video Purchase

September 11, 2020

Chen Zhonghua’s single person push hand drills series. Presenter: Chen Zhonghua   Length: 2 min.   In: English   Year: 2020  Difficulty:4/5  At:Edmonton Chen Zhonghua Taiji Academy

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Learning taiji in the new world

September 10, 2020

Due to Covid-19, cities are locked down and travel is restricted. Practical Method workshops by Master Chen Zhonghua have been cancelled sihce Mar 2020. When there are new problems, there are new solutions. Master Chen Zhonghua is now offering Zoom online classes, which fill a large part of the gap when workshops are not possible. [...]

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Master Chen’s Online Lesson on Sep 10, 2020 – Kelvin Ho

September 10, 2020

Today, Master Chen corrected the following students’ partial yilu: Karen Mattox Gerry Gebhart Albert Chung Single Whip Master Chen used the foot shovelling out in single whip as an example to talk about the concept of using a stick to pry open something. We shove the stick into a crack, then the front end of [...]

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“Chen Zhonghua’s Online Lesson on Sept. 10, 2020” Online Video Purchase

September 10, 2020

Chen Zhonghua’s Sept. 10, 2020 Online Lesson on Yilu Corrections. Presenter: Chen Zhonghua   Length: 65 min.   In: English   Year: 2020  Difficulty:2/5  At:Edmonton Chen Zhonghua Taiji Academy

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“John Dahms Cannon Fist Corrections 20200907” Online Video Purchase

September 10, 2020

In this video, Chen Zhonghua corrected John Dahms Cannon Fist form. John Dahms is a disciple of Chen Zhonghua. He started Chen Style Taijiquan Practical Method with Chen Zhonghua in 2002 when he was 18 year old. Presenter: Chen Zhonghua   Length: 17 min.   In: English   Year: 2020  Difficulty:3/5  At:Edmonton Chen Zhonghua Taiji Academy

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