GM Hong Jun Sheng’s grave was relocated to this new site in Jinan. Carved around the statue are the names of the disciples
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Grandmaster Hong Junsheng
has been one of the most talked about topics in Taijiquan. Hong defined as having two meanings: one is the upward expanding action of ward-off and the other the overall combined expanding energy that permeates all moves of Taiji. It is the latter meaning of that is most important to him. “Without , there is no Taiji.” Read more
Hong Junsheng Taijiquan Philosophy – As I See it
By Zhang Yanhai 张延海 (Translated from http://chenzhonghua.cn)
Mr. Hong Junsheng (1907-1996) of Yu County, Henan Province was an indoor Taijiquan disciple of Mr. Chen Fake for 15 years and as the result has received true transmission of the art. After many years of inheriting the tradition and developing it, Mr. Hong has brought the essence of Taijiquan to a scientific and philosophical level and provided a systematic analysis of the inherent laws of Taijiquan; and at the same time able to demonstrate them visually in front of everyone. He is the first to propose the use of the mechanical concept of “neutral equilibrium” in Taiji. He has his own unique perspective on “rotation” and “silk reeling”.
Rare footage of Grandmaster Hong Junsheng. Li Zongqing was one of his earlier disciple and assistant. This video came from a 1980s film. It was on an occasion that they demonstrated for the governor of Shandong Province in Jinan.
He started learning Yang style taijiquan in 1966 and converted to Chen style in 1972. Read more
哈乐之先生，号铗简斋主人、笑翁、笑之，男，回族，生于1940年3月，祖籍山东郯城。哈乐之先生一生勤奋好学，对哲学、宗教、民俗诸学科都有较深的造诣，特别在武术、书法领域更是独树一帜。 Read more
Chen Zhensheng, also known as Waterheart, Gonghe, and Liaoweng. When he was young, he studied Chinese wrestling, Shaolin and then Yang style taijiquan, Sun Style Taijiquan , Wuu Style Taijiquan and Chen Style Taijiquan. He became a disciple of Grandmaster Hong Junsheng in 1978 in the lineage of Chen Style Taijiquan Practical Method. He is a major lineage holder of Chen Style Taijiquan Practical Method.
Chen Baoshan was born in Feb. 1946. He studied Long Fist, 24-form taijiquan, Broadsword, staff, etc. while he was working at the Shanghai Optics Factory in Shanghai. After he was transferred back to Jinan for work, he started learning Chen Style Taijiquan from Hong Junsheng in 1980. Read more
Yang Xishou, professor of Shandong University, was born in 1939. He is a martial art enthusiast. During his teenage years, he studied Tongbei. When he attended Shandong University, he was a member of the Shandong University Wushu Team. Read more
Master Li Chugong was born in 1936 in Gaomi, Shandong province. Read more
王如敏，男，1945年生，济南人。笔名鲁敏，字宜然，号云水子。国家一级美术师，一级书法师。现为“世界楹联学会加拿大总会”理事、“中华诗词学会”会员、“中国美术家协会山东分会”会员、“山东画院”高级画师、“中国北方诗书画研究院”名誉院长、“中共中央办公厅老年书画研究会”顾问。擅诗书画、工山水，作品多次入选国内外大展并获奖，曾在“中国美术馆”举办个人画展，出版有“泰山胜览” 、“中国书画百杰-如敏作品选”等，其传略被收入多部辞典。 Read more
Cai Shengye was born in 1947 in Jinan, Shandong. He graduated from the Shandong College of Chinese Medicine in 1970. In the summer of 1963 famous Xingyi Master He Hongbin introduced him to Mr. Hong Junsheng to study Chen Style Taijiquan. As a result, he became Hong’s indoor disciple.
Mr. Cai is honest and humber. He is intelligent and has an insatiable desire to learn. He respects his teacher and his profession. Master Hong Junsheng deeply loved him. Hong taught him Read more three times with explanations of each move. Master Hong also had high expectations of his physical condition. He introduced Cai to study the pole shaking from Mr. He Hongbin and the art of night walk from famous Qinggong master Wang Qiuxia.
Master Chao Xiuzhen was born in Heze in October of 1940. He is a retired solicitor-general of the Heze government. Currently he is the vice director of “Jinan Zhixing Taiji Shangwu Club”, adviser to the Heze Hong Style Taijiquan Shangwu Activities Center, vice chairman of the Peony District Taijiquan Association of Heze. He is included in the Chinese Taiji Who Is Who. Read more
张光宗先生1938年生于山东省宁津县，后移居济南。1965年毕业于曲阜师范大学中文系，毕业后来到(原山东建筑工程学院)现山东省建筑大学社科部工作，曾任教研系主任、系部主任职。1998年退休。 Read more
Hong Junsheng was born on February 17, 1907 (Chinese Lunar Calendar) in Yuxian County, Henan Province and passed away on January 23, 1996 in Jinan, Shandong Province, China. Read more
Master Chen Zhonghua is one who knows his taiji, not one who is known for his reputation.
Master Xu Guicheng started his martial arts career at the age of 6 and a half in 1930 with Jinan master Li Kuixiang. After 8 years of hard training,