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The 2024 Daqingshan Apprenticeship Program-May 24th, 2024.

The 2024 Daqingshan Apprenticeship Program starts in April and end in Dec. It is designed for people who don’t require help with their tuition. Read more

Early Morning Training Photos on Daqingshan 20240523. Read more

Coastal Rizhao set for major sports, leisure events

By Hou Chenchen |

Updated: April 19, 2024

Coastal city Rizhao, in East China’s Shandong province, is gearing up to host a major leisure sports event featuring various outdoor activities, an official said on Wednesday.

Zhang Bingchen, deputy director of the Shandong Provincial Sports Bureau, told reporters that the 2024 China Sports and Leisure Conference and Sports Tourism Season will be held from April to June, with the opening ceremony scheduled for May 9.

Rizhao will host 63 events, including 26 national-level and 16 provincial-level events, with more than 100,000 participants expected.

Daqingshan in the Clouds on April 13, 2024.

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Gutian Practical Method Seminar Chen Zhonghua Photos 20240325

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Gutian Practical Method Seminar Chen Zhonghua Photos 20240323.

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Gutian) Fujian Province) Practical Method Public Session Chen Xu Push-Hands 20240323.

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Gutian (Fujian Province) Practical Method Public Session 20240323.

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Qingming Festival on Daqingshan 20240404. Qing: Clear. Ming: Bright. Qingming Festival is like the Memorial Day in Canada. It is a day to pay respect to ancestors and heroes. It falls on the 26th day of February each year. This year, it fell on April 4th, 2024.

This year, we have three official days off. Here are some photos of the activities on Daqingshan.

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3rd Yinan Practical Method Seminar Push Hands Photos 20240330.
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Technique Explanations by Chen Zhonghua at the 3rd Yinan Practical Method Seminar 20240330.

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Chen Zhonghua Photos at the Sydney Practical Method Workshop from Feb. 16 to 19, 2024. Read more

Chen Zhonghua in Molanshanshe Boutique Hotel 20240211.


Molanshan Boutique Hotel Photos on Feb. 11, 2023. This is a unique hotel owned by Chen Ronghua (Curry), one of Chen Zhonghua’s disciples.

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Happy New Year of the Dragon! 2024.

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A Visit to An Indonesia Tropical House 20231128.

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Practical Method Event Photos 2021-










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Master Chen Zhonghua is offering zoom online classes with different session times.

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Singapore Practical Method Workshop Photos 20231202.

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Singapore Bird Paradise 20231201.

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Chen Zhonghua Short Yilu Photos at Sinto’s Garden 20231128.

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Indonesia Safari Trip 20231127. Practical Method instructors from China are accompanied by local instructors and students to a trip to the local safari zoo.

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Food in Guilin, China 20231024-

Rice noodles.

These are photos of some of the dishes we have in the city of Guilin and in the township of Yangshuo. We are staying in Yangshuo and the workshop will be in the Yangshuo Chen Zhonghua Taiji Academy.  Read more

Yangshuo, Guilin, China 20231025.

Before the workshop this weekend, we managed to see off the famous sites in Yangshuo.  Read more

Chen Zhonghua Taijiquan is authorised in Quanzhou, China 20231013.

泉州20231013 – 授牌仪式合影 Chen Zhonghua Taiji authorisation ceremony in Quanzhou, Fujian province on Oct. 13, 2023

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European Practical Method Annual Meet-up October 9, 2023.

Chen Zhonghua Attends Linyi “MMA Action” as Special Guest 20230916.

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Photos of the 4th Dongying Chen Zhonghua Taiji Seminar 20230916.

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You can also see a few pictures here.

Today I said goodbye to my Shifu Chen Zhonghua in Gdynia. I just arrived in Vienna, Austria after one month traveling with Shifu, Gerry Gebhart, Chen Ronghua (Curry) and Song Zhenhua (Leo) through 7 European countries.
I met lots of old and new friends. It was great and it’s sad, it has to end. But even the best things in live end…. only to make place for new things.
In the picture below you see Shifu, Chen Xu, Ling Zili and me on my very first Workshop with Shifu in Wuxi, China. And below a picture taken exactly 9 years later in Vicenza Italy with Shifu, Leo, Gerry, Curry and me. With lots of Workshops in between.
There were many highlights along the tour of various nature, like cultural, touristic, culinary, personal and of course Taijiquan Practical Method-ic.
I hope I’ll find the time to render my notes into some articles about those highlights.
To answer one special request by Kevin Chen from Nantes, France briefly: I ate the worst but also the best Hamburger in Italy 😉
By the way:
If you want to practice Chen Style Taijiquan Practical Method in Austria, contact me. I’m living close to Vienna and we have a group here. As a disciple it’s my duty and an honor to propagate this rare art. I can show you the special characteristics of Practical Method. It must be experienced, so I invite you to have a look.
I’m also the coordinator for Practical Method in Europe, so if you want to know if there’s somebody close to you doing Practical Method, just text me.
Speaking of coordination: Thanks to all the host on the tour for the great workshops. And also a big “Thank you!” to their helping hands. It was a great time!
Raymond Dickey from London, England
Pavel Codl from Prag, Czech Republic
Sven Gusowski from Berlin, Germany
Thomas Poitreau from Bordeaux, France
Giuseppe Bon from Vicenza, Italy
Damian Jagosz from Żywiec, Poland
and last but not least
Tomek Raganowicz from Gdynia, Poland
Special thanks for helping me out organizing the Workshop in Vienna, Austria goes to
Fabian Kassing and Ewald Artacker
And a special thanks for retrieving my laptop which I forgot on the plane in Bordeaux goes to Thomas’ wife: Claire

Day 2 Photos of the Chen Zhonghua Gdynia Practical Method Workshop 20230402.

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Gdynia Practical Method Workshop Photos on April 1, 2023.

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2023 Full Year Master Chen Zhonghua’s Online Classes and Videos (Wed, Thur only)

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Thanks everyone for a wonderful weekend workshop. I also would like to thank my Hunyuan sister Lin Jie from Tokyo for coming to see us and teach the Hunyuan bang/ruler set! Thanks to Jeff and Sooyeon for the Whistler trip!

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Chen Ronghua, a disciple of Master Chen Zhonghua in Yangshuo, Guilin, China, was featured on Guilin Page on Facebook 20221104. Here are some photos:

Another great way to discover Yangshuo, Guilin!
Tai Chi is a Chinese martial art advocating using softness to resist hardness. Chen Ronghua, who’s the disciple of Chen Zhonghua (the international standard bearer of Chen Style Taijiquan Practical Method) and the head instructor of Chen Style Taijiquan Practical Method in Yangshuo, Guilin. To better inherit and promote Chen Style Taijiquan Practical Method, he teaches locals and foreign tourists to practice Tai Chi. Practicing Tai Chi between the hills and rivers of Yangshuo, you will get an insight into Chinese culture.

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Glenn Hall Discipleship Application 20221020.

Glenn Hall discipleship application photo

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Barb Stegger Discipleship Application 20221016.

Ben Phillips of Toronto became Chen Zhonghua’s 379th disciple in a brief ceremony at the Annual Toronto Practical Method Seminar.

Ben Phillips Discipleship Ceremony 20221010

Group Photo of all disciples at the ceremony!

Ben Phillips of Toronto became Chen Zhonghua’s 379th disciple in a brief ceremony at the Annual Toronto Practical Method Seminar

41st Daqingshan Practical Method Seminar 20220926.

41st Daqingshan Practical Method Seminar participants on top of Qingshan Summit.

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Hunyuan Qigong Workshop & Practical Method Private Master Chen Zhonghua
Hunyuan Qigong, created by Master Feng Zhiqiang, is the foundation of Hunyuan Taijiquan. The training of Gong is to nurture and to promote internal Qi, internal Jin and internal Gong. There are twelve forms in Hunyuan Qigong. This workshop is suited for everyone. No previous experience required.

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