North American Chen Style Taijiquan Practical Method Training Camp 2019 ~ In memory of Tim Duehring

by John Upshaw on 2019/01/01

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John Upshaw January 1, 2019 at 10:03 am

For more information follow the link.


Point_Doc May 2, 2019 at 12:39 pm


Requesting information on the “North American Training Camp”. I would like to know location, dates and times and any other pertinent information.

Kind regards,
John Crow


admin2 May 3, 2019 at 10:36 am

North American Practical Method Training Camp, 2019
Jul 24 at 11 AM – Jul 30 at 11 AM CDT

Prairiewoods Franciscan Spirituality Center
120 E Boyson Rd, Hiawatha, Iowa 52233

Please contact John Upshaw (johnnyupshaw @ for more details


John Upshaw May 7, 2019 at 11:36 am

I can also be reached at (319)404-3962.


John Upshaw


John Upshaw May 25, 2019 at 7:36 pm

Practical Method Training Camp Schedule

6:30 am morning session disciple lead

8 Breakfast

9:30 session with Master Chen

Noon Lunch

2 to 4 Lesson with Master Chen

5:00 dinner

7 to 8:30 Disciples offering break out sessions

Please note some of the Taiji addicted will start at 5 am and some will go on until 10 PM

Some of the disciple breakout sessions include:

Morning Foundations and First 13/yilu with Kelvin, Levi and Todd

Rubber Cord Training with John Dahms

Cannon Fist (for those that have been doing yilu for some time) with Hugo, John U and Spencer

Evening Push Hands with Levi, Brennan, and Other disciples.

Modifications and impromptu lessons will occur. If you have a specific practical method training need, please let us know as this training camp is attended by a high number of disciples that have been with Shifu Chen for many years.

Thank you

John Upshaw, LISW
Human Resource Director πŸ™‚


John Upshaw June 6, 2019 at 5:07 pm

We have 2 spots left for the camp. If you’re interested please email me at or call me at 319-404-3962. Thank you


John Upshaw June 7, 2019 at 6:32 pm

We are full, yet have room for tent camping…with access to showers and such.


John Upshaw June 13, 2019 at 4:19 pm

We have a check from USSA Bank, sent from Texas with no name on it??? Help us out please!!!


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