YaoDang Training Method

by Chen Zhonghua Taiji Academy on 2015/05/28

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Don’t let YaoDang form a sharp angle

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Training Method

Training Method:


Anchor both knees, Press down dantian, ‘Dang’ will slowly becomes round


About Chen Zhonghua Taiji Academy

Chen Style Taijiquan 19th generation disciple. International Standard Bearer of the Practical Method system of Hong Junsheng. Second generation master of Hunyuan Taiji. Been teaching internationally since 1985. Educated in the West with a Master's Degree in Education. Highly accomplished through the lineage of two great masters. Disciplined, precise and powerful. He teaches a complete system of taiji based on the principle of yin yang separation; indirect power as a core concept; movement and tranquility as the source of action. In both theory and practice, his taijiquan deals with the problems of double-heavy. He is a real treasure of the heritage of taijiquan.

{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

Mohamed Rizwan May 29, 2015 at 8:23 pm

Hi my short name is riz like to learn tajji chi I’m new learner can you help me please reply to me please thank you.


Joshuab May 30, 2015 at 5:43 am

Mohamed, I just started to learn to. You should check the kua exersize video and the foundations. That helped me a lot to get started.


studentofmethod May 30, 2015 at 11:46 am

For anyone interested in exploring Practical Method, below you will find links to an introduction to Practical Method, an outline of the two primary basic foundation practices (positive/negative circles), external choreography, as well as detailed instructions to explore after learning the external movements. If you enjoy the below (free) instruction and would like to learn more, you can purchase additional material with far more in depth instruction at Master Chen Zhonghua’s website – http://practicalmethod.com/category/chen-zhonghua-taiji-products-shop-books-dvds-online-videos-weapons-training-tools/

1.) Introduction to Practical Method – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lMCC1cwDstE

2.) Jibengong / Positive + Negative Circles – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h48hslU31f0

3.) Choreography (first 13 moves) – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aATVSYY7fyc

(different students practicing the first 13 moves)

* http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AnQ2-kBbWEU

* http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=79l-vbLvUy4

* http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zwO8COAXXqQ

* http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X0JS1oZ1Yfs

* Practical Method Yilu Playlist – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AVPN4HCLfKs&list=PLm7bBg84ZmKKISE067NkzrV3bUfC6aZDG

1.) Detailed Corrections/Instructions (How/Why of Choreography):

* Byron Lerner Corrections – http://practicalmethod.com/2010/08/byron-lerner-yilu-corrections-on-daqingshan-august-2010/

* Levi Sowers Corrections – http://www.tudou.com/programs/view/8s_2zeyWJDw/?resourceId=0_06_02_99

* (free miscellaneous corrections) – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gvmunad2kCw&list=PL129A206E5DC74433

* miscellaneous Chen Xu Corrections (in Chinese) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LvkC0-pSSH8


Jose vicente garcia pantoja June 5, 2015 at 8:20 pm

Muy interesante para aprender el verdadero tai chi chuan. Gracias por enseñarlo.


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