Importance ofin Taijiquan
Knowledge : Principle-Rule
We have always been told by Master Chen not to push, not to move the hand. If that is the case, what can we do?
At the Ottawa Nov. 12-13, 2016 workshop, Master Chen Zhonghua talked about when doing
• Taiji works in 3’s, and power, structure, and aim all have to be independent. Read more
During last Vancouver workshop Master Chen explained that there needs to be adjustment between stretch. Stretching alone normally doesn’t have correct aim, and adjusting the body after a stretch allow the subsequent stretching to be deeper.
The picture depict that the aim is in a diagonal, but stretch only go to horizontal, so adjustment rotate the body so the stretch will go toward the goal.
Subsequent stretches are done with different body parts starting from contact point to the feet.
Movements are in the bones; rotations are in the joints. All Practical Method movements are straight movements. The system requires rotations. Rotations are achieved in two ways: Read more