Events : Competition and Conference

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.


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On 12/13 November, Carlotta Viviani and me met Vincent Den Hengst and some of his students and friends in the picturesque, centuries-old university town of Utrecht. All three of us signed up to participate in the Championships of the STN Taijiquan Nederland.

The STN (Stichting Taijiquan Nederland) takes place every November. It was founded in 1982, and this year it’s been the 40-years anniversary. We were happy to score in these categories:

– Fixed Step Push Hands – Carlotta: 3rd place
– Fixed Step POush Hands – Vincent: 3rd place
– Individual Form, Chen Style – Carlotta: 2nd place
– Group Form: Carlotta, Vincent, Sven: 3rd place

Thanks to the STN Taijiquan Nederland for inviting us, and to Vincent and his friends, especially Lucas, for the wonderful hospitality!

Past Video Highlight
On 31 Oct 2021 @ 1600 (Jakarta local time), the Alliance Taijiquan National Indonesia cordially invite Mr James Strider of PM Perth, Australia together with Mr Andi Maman & Jojo (PM Jakarta & Jogjakarta Branch) for the 23rd Webinar Session.  

Daqingshan Taiji Competition on May 29, 2021. This is part of the 2021 Wulian (county) official sport meet event. The Daqingshan Taiji Academy was subcontracted to organize the Taiji forms and Push Hands portion of the event.

Here are some photos.

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In view of the current Covid-19 restrictions, the government of Wulian held a county wide sports meet, part of it is the 8th Daqingshan Taiji Competition. Thanks to Han Rui, Qiu Liwen, Wang Guixiu and Sun Peiliang.

Video clips:

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 Master Chen Zhonghua’s 2019 Bali Workshop

You are duly invited to join Master Chen Zhongua’s 2019 Bali Workshop, organized by Practical Method Indonesia.

This will be Master Chen’s only SE Asia Workshop for 2019, so it’s not to be missed!

Please read the details below for all accommodation and payment options.

Date: 22-24th November
Time: Friday 22nd – 1pm to 9pm
Sat/Sun 23-24th – 9am to 5pm

Location: Mercure Resort Sanur,
Mertasari St, Sanur Kauh, Denpasar Selatan,
Denpasar City, Bali 80228, Indonesia.

Workshop Price: US$200 Cash payable at the start of the workshop
Includes 2 Workshop T-Shirts – Sat/Sun Lunch – Coffee/Tea during breaks

Private Tuition with Master Chen: USD$100 for 50mins (*By appointment only & subject to availability*)

Accommodation Options: (*These will need to be booked by yourself*)

1. Mercure Resort Sanur:
(*When booking contact them directly and ask for the corporate rates listed below using the Taiji Workshop code*)
Mercure Website – TELEPHONE: +62 361 288 833

Rates Per Night: 1. Superior room IDR 1.350.000 (USD$96)
                                  2. Deluxe room IDR 1.250.000 (USD$89)
                                  3. Standard room IDR 1.000.000 (USD$71)

2. Blajong Home Stay:
Blanjong Website – TELEPHONE: +62 361 270 335
Rates Per Night: 1. Delux Room USD$29
                                  2. Standard Room USD$24

3. Various Options:
(*When booking remember to check Accommodation location against Workshop location for walking distance*) Website with Dates Entered for Sanur Area
AirBnB with Dates Entered for Sanur Area

*Once you have paid your workshop fee, please reply to: with CONFIRMATION OF RECEIPT (PDF or JPEG), your FULL NAME and your T-SHIRT SIZE.*

Airport pickup can be arranged at around USD $22. Please forward flight details to arrange.

If you need any further assistance, don’t hesitate to contact me, we’re here to help!

Click to see match schedule and scores.

Night of Push Hands is an event for push hands enthusiasts to improve their skills. Matches will be run in a tournament format with different weight divisions, and winners from the weight divisions will compete in the grand championship round. There will be a referee for each match with two 2-minute rounds with a 1-minute break in between.

Anyone interested are welcome to join. Spectators are also welcome.

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2018中国体育旅游博览会体育旅游精品赛事2018 China Sports and Tourism Exposition Award of Excellence for A Sport Event

Awarded to:

Shandong Daqingshan International Taiji Competition

China National Sport Commission Sport and Cultural Development Center

December 2018





Master Zhonghua Chen and the Rizhao Chen Zhonghua Taiji Academy team are participating in the Chen Village Push Hands Competition. Master Chen was invited as a guest.

Master Chen Zhonghua and students at Chen Village Competition 2018

Master Chen Zhonghua and students at Chen Village Competition 2018

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The 6th Daqingshan International Competition


Daqingshan Mountain from the Pagoda

The start of my stay in China coincided with the 6th International Daqingshan Competition (April 28th to 30th this year), a yearly gathering that Master Chen started to promote both Taijiquan forms (a series of choreographed movements particular to each Family style) and also to provide a stage for a large scale Push Hands (a means of practicing Taiji techniques whilst trying to unbalance your opponent) tournament.

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many more clips on Jhung Youtube Channel


  • Chen Xu won gold on Adult 65 kg push hands
  • Ling Zili won gold on Adult 60 kg push hands
  • Han Rui won gold on Adult 80 kg push hands
  • Hugo Ramiro won silver on Adult 65 kg push hands
  • Michael Winkler won gold on traditional taiji form (8.46)
  • Tim Duehring won gold on taiji broad sword (8.65), and gold on Hunyuan 24.

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Push Hands Rules i

by admin on 2014/03/06

  1. Rules.

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Moving Step Push Hands (150 lbs and under)

Moving Step Push Hands (150 lbs and under)

Moving Step Push Hands (150 lbs and under)

These are lectures during the May, 2103 Daqingshan International Taiji Festival.
这是2013年五月大青山国际太极拳节的专题讲座。 Read more

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Agenda for the 2013 DQS Taiji Festival

  • May 24 and 25 till 10 am   Registration
    2013年五月24至25上午10点。报名登记。 Read more

May, 2013 Daqingshan Institute of Chinese Classics Lectures Series.
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Steve lost to Wang Feng at the Second Daqingshan Hong Junsheng International Taijiquan Conference and Competition in May 2012.

After winning his weight category of Men – Moving Step (140 – 155 lbs), Nicholas Mann up-challenged the Gold Medalist of the next higher weight category, Men – Moving Step (156 – 170 lbs), and won.

Nick Mann is in red sash.

Kelvin Ho is the one with the black helmet. At the time of this video he had studied Chen Style Taijiquan Practical Method for 2 years and this is his first push hands competition. He is a student of Chen Zhonghua.

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