Some design samples for the new hotel, restaurant, and Bagua Bay community.
In a simple ceremony at the Seishinkan dojo in New York, John Upshaw was accepted as Master Chen Zhonghua’s disciple in the Chen Style Taijiquan Practical Method system. Other disciples present at the event: Michael Calandra and Todd Elihu. Read more
- April 10-13, 2012 Private lessons
- April 14-15, 2012 Public Workshop on Chen Style Taijiquan Practical Method of Grandmaster Hong Junsheng.
- Saturday: 9:00 am -12:00 pm: Review of Chen Style Taijiquan Practical Method Read more first half. 2:00 pm-5:00 pm: Complete and Second half of Evening: 7:00 pm-9:00 pm: free lecture on Chen Style Taijiquan Practical Method and history.
- Dates: May 19-24, 2012
- Location: Yulange and Wangting Hotels, Daqingshan Mountain Resort, Wulian, Rizhao, Shandong, China. Read more
Photos of first day of the workshop in Sydney, Australia.
Normally punching is something we all take for granted. We all think we know how to punch. Read more
An example of one of the many methods to rotate. You will notice that this method does not “look” like you are rotating. That’s the whole idea: a real rotations is not what you think it is.
Sometimes you move, sometimes you don’t. Some parts of the body should move while other parts must be tranquil. The correct application of these is taiji. Read more
Body movement principle is that the upper and lower parts of the body must not be synchronized. When the upper body moves, the lower body must not move. When the left side of the body moves, the right side of the body cannot move. When the hands move, the waist cannot move.
When issuing power, the shoulder must stay stable, not popping up or moving, in order to transmit power from hand to foot, or vice versa.
The hand is the most used part of the body. It is also the focus of taijiquan activities. This video clips shows how the power of the entire body can be focused onto the hands and even fingers to fight again an opponent.
Zhu Dongsheng started learning taiji in 2005. He started with Yang style. From 2006 to 2009 he followed monk Shi Guozhuang to learn Chen Style Small frame. From 2009 to 2010 he studied Chen Style Old Frame from friend Zhao Yanan. Read more
I am wondering, is it just me or everybody feel the same that practical method, quite challanging in learning…..
During a weekend workshop in Maple Ridge, B.C. Canada on Dec. 18, 2011, Gino Nasato of Victoria, B.C. Canada became Master Chen Zhonghua’s latest disciple in the lineage of Hong Master Hong Junsheng’s Chen Style Taijiquan Practical Method system. Gino is Master Chen Zhonghua’s 90th disciple.
The ceremony was attended by 16 people from Maple Ridge, Vancouver, Seattle, Vancouver Island and Philadelphia.
May 16-19, 2012 on Daqingshan Mountain Resort for Taiji in Rizhao, Shandong Province, China. Please note that all expenses are included in the conference fee except the two-day seminars after the conference. Read more
- 各种推手比赛均可。 Read more
“To withdraw is to issue” is a taiji concept. Toto utilize levers is a method to incorporate this concept into taiji practice. In Chen Style Taijiquan Practical Method system, Hong Junsheng’s aphorism “Hand out elbow in” (In with elbow without the hand; without the elbow) is the realization of this concept on the upper body; while “Sink down to grind out” is the realization of the same concept on the lower body.
Allan has asked me to share my experience, so here are some of my impressions: Read more