Comments or notes from workshops by Chen Zhonghua and others in Taijiquan.


Left to Right:Dominic Lo, Ken Fong, Eric Foo, Kevin Sun, Lucas Lu, Kelvin Ho, Bruce Robinson, Peter Li, Mark Hanley, Patrick Kuo

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Location: Vine Cliff Park – Vine Cliff Blvd and Hazelton Ave.
Date: Apr 9, 2017
Time: 8 am – 10:30 am
Instructor: Kelvin Ho
Fee: Free and open to public

If it rains that day, the event location will be moved to:
Bayview Hill Community Centre (open area near the pool)
114 Spadina Rd, Richmond Hill, ON L4B 2Y9

This open class is an event to pre-celebrate World Taiji Day, which will be on Apr 29, 2017. It welcomes anyone interested in learning tai chi. It will let participants experience a typical class, which includes foundations, form and push hands.

See you there!

Registration is recommended, please contact Kelvin Ho by emailing or texting 647-738-8384.

Practical Method Meetup in Vienna, Europe

Practical Method Meetup in Vienna, Europe
17th – 19th February 2017

What a cool experience! On 17th of February 2017 we had the first PM Meetup in Europe. A meetup which was dedicated to meet other groups practicing our art. It was no workshop in that sense, but we were lucky, that Rick Pietila, a disciple of Master Chen was still in Vienna at that time and was leading most of the training. He prepared a training schedule which build up over the course of the meetup. Everybody was exhausted afterwards, but happy to meet other peers and to have learned so much from Rick.

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many more clips on Jhung Youtube Channel


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Tai Chi Gdynia

Detailed information here.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERANow you can sign up for the next Berlin Workshop.

More information and application form here:


August 2016 Taiji China Seminar Tour.

This trip is organised to coincide with Master Chen Zhonghua’s seminar for Chinese and International students. The 7 days seminar will focus on Push Hands applications, but there will be ample opportunity to improve your form and or to learn a Chen style sword form (Straight Sword or Broad sword).

This is a trip for Taiji enthusiasts. You can practice as little or as much as you desire. There will be several Chinese instructors available during the period as well as international instructors who will be attending the seminar. This is not a ‘See China’ tour, but a Taiji training tour.

Assume you have two 1.5hr classes per week (for a total of 3 hrs per week), this trip gives you the opportunity to learn 35 weeks of material. (Based on 105 hours of training over 12 days)

More information to join from Australia (Sydney – QingDao)

These are some of the local people and the people who arrived already from other countries. We have people coming from the UK, Belgium, Germany, Finland and Scotland. Worked on drills to do Elbow in without moving the hand. Change push into a pull.
And not moving. — in Gdynia.





















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Tai Chi Gdynia

Detailed information here.

Berlin-Workshop_Chen-ZhonghuaDetails and sign up here:

Guest Speaker: Master Chen Zhonghua
Topic: The Eight Methods of Taijiquan
Date: Wednesday, Sep. 24, 2014
Time: 8:15 pm to 9:45 pm
Place: German Mills Public School
61 Simonston Blvd., Thornhill, Ontario L3T 4R5
Fee: Free

Thank you for the overwhelming response, this seminar is now FULL.

Photos of this event can be viewed on Facebook.

Due to limited space, pre-registration is required with:
Kelvin Ho

Related Event:
Practical Method Toronto Workshop Sep 25-28, 2014


  • 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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screenshot_01Grandmaster Chen Zhonghua will conduct his annual workshop in NY at Seishinkan Martial Arts. The Practical Method Chen Style will be taught. The workshop will be mostly push hands, but may cover Yilu, Erlu and some straight sword.

Location: Seishinkan Martial Arts
260 Jericho Turnpike
Floral Park, NY 11001

More info below

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Scot Broadsword 2I finally got the few photos I have access to sorted and edited so this is quite a late posting of the Edmonton International Qigong/ Taiji Day Showcase from April 26, 2014.

There was quite a good turnout with over 30 students and guests attending. We started with a brief introduction to Tai Chi and our instructors: Master Allan Belsheim, Master Yen Gee, Scot Jorgensen and Rion Swanson. Read more

Tai-Chi-showcase-April-26-2014-web-format thumbnailAttend Hunyuantaiji Academy’s International Tai Chi Qigong Day Showcase Saturday April 26, from 1 to 3 pm
and participate in our Demos of Chen Taiji, Hunyuan Taiji, Qigong, Weapons and Foundations for FREE.

Sunday April 27 will be  a short Seminar Introduction to Silk Reeling and Detailed Qigong for only $50. Attend from 9 am to noon to become involved in this exciting exploration and introduction.

5222- 86 street NW, Edmonton AB.  Phone 780-413-0454 (Leave message) or cell: 780-964-2434

550101_3738944282666_1007603_nMaster Chen Zhonghua is scheduled to come to Phoenix, USA on September 20 and 21 in 2014. He is going to teach the Practical Method Erlu (the Canon Fist)  in the workshop. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to learn the Cannon Fist form directly from Master Chen.
More details will follow.

Book your space early by Contact Ping Wei:; 602-373-3457



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Push Hands Rules i

by admin on 2014/03/06

  1. Rules.

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Gransmaster Hong Junsheng Portrait(Sketch)

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Workshop_Micha_kleinHosted by University, very inexpensive and good for beginners:
by Michael Winkler, contact:

1. new weekly class, starts Jan, 1st., Wed 8:00 am to 9:30 pm
Info & sighn up … here (german site of TU Berlin)

2. Workshop Okt 12.-13. (Sat-Sun) 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Infos & sighn up … here


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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)

Details and registration forms are now available also in English language on my website. Here the links:

1. Workshop with Master Chen Zhonghua:  July, 29. – 31.
… details here
… registration here

2. Introduction to Practical Method by Michael Winkler:   Okt, 12.-13.
… details and link to registration here

The annual 7 day Edmonton Seminar with Grandmaster Chen Zhonghua and Master Allan Belsheim will be held at the Hunyuantaiji Academy 5222- 86 street, Edmonton Alberta from Saturday June 29 to Friday July 5 (9 am to 4:30 pm daily).

The Seminar will focus on Yilu corrections, Foundations, Push Hands,  Broadsword corrections and Theory. This is a major North American event that is designed to increase your understanding and knowledge of the correct study and application of Chen Taiji. Read more

I was invited by Master Bon and Master Neresini to lead a week long private teaching and weekend public workshop. Here is short report and some pictures from sweet northern Italy district Veneto. Read more

I think everyone had a good time the other day.  I wanted to say thank you to all who participated and those who hosted the event.  I met people from Iowa, Wisconsin and Illinois – Some experienced and some newer to Practical Method.  We worked on Yilu, foundations, partner excersises and push hands.  Everyone seemed genuine and receptive.  Read more

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.
2013年五月大青山国学堂讲座 Read more

Michael Winkler will hold a workshop on Feb 02. / 03. in Berlin. It is hosted by the university and it is very affordable. Price for non-students € 40,-.

More information and booking … here. (German language)

In case you can also conact me directly:

Michael Winkler