Category: pushhands

  • Chen Style Silk Reeling of Liu Hong Cai

    Liu Hong Cai Chen Style Silk Reeling: Basic Exercises and Demonstrations Master Liu describes two types of silk reeling, a wrapping type of energy ‘doing’ the movement and ‘using’ it to affect another. He stresses that you have to understand energy to apply silk reeling. Silk reeling is a gathering and closing of energy, or…

  • Tsui Sheung Tin Authentic Wing Chun

    Compilation of Wing Chun training with Tsui Sheung Tin (Chu Song Tin)

  • Huang Sheng Shyan 100 Years

    Master Huang Sheng Shyan 100th birthday celebration and taiji forum held in KL malaysia November 2010.

  • The Seven Basic Skills of Dachengquan

    1. Jijizhuang (Combat skill pile-stance): Feet assume a Dingbabu shaped step, Arms form a circle like holding a child. Stand upright, feeling light and nimble, Mind is intense but posture easy and comfortable. 2. Trial of Strength: Strike out the hand is like a steel file, Pull back, the hand is like an iron hook.…

  • Sole contraction Relaxation activity in Yiquan

    In Zhan zhuang nothing but your sole movement, Upward, downward, leftward, rightward, forward and backward movement. Rapidly, slowly and perduring movement. Running, jumping, trampling, rubbing, contraction relaxation movement. Expanding, pronating, sliding, filing and peeling off bone movement, Hand and foot are combining in stretching tendons movement, Pulling powerfully as body unified movement, Amazing springs, hooking…

  • Linking Activity in Yiquan

    Local parts of body request: Sole stepping onto the ground, heel slightly lifted, sole like a spring, avoid ankle from shaking otherwise body will quiver. Both knees expanding, buttock tight and leg twisted, anus and belly (retracted as in) inspiration, hip twisting and crotch wrapping. Back and waist keep vertical, chest slightly withdrawn, shoulder expanding…

  • Peter Ralston Pushhands in Jasnieres

    Peter Ralston push hands at the gathering of T’ai Chi practitioners in Jasnieres, France. Reference:

  • Pushhands with Adam Mizner

    “Mindful awareness is the supreme tool in training, and is the essential energy of taiji. This energy is classically known in taiji circles as ting jing or listening energy. So what is it that we listen to? Through mindfulness we direct our awareness to the knowing or listening to form, feelings, mind and phenomena. First…

  • The concept of Space and Time in Yichuan

    Master Master Cheuk Fung talks about Hun Yuan strength, space & time in Yichuan “Hunyuan strength refers to oneness, whole body strength or six surfaces strength. It is different from regular strength. The easiest way would be to show you, but, since you’re writing this down the best we can do is compare it with…

  • Gin Soon Chu’s Dynamic Push Hands

    An Interview with Grandmaster Gin Soon Chu by Tai Chi & Alternative Health Magazine* TCAH: Master Chu, when did you first begin to study Tai Chi Chuan? GSC: I began to practice Yang style under Master Lai Hok Soon in 1956 with a very close friend, Mr. Chan Ping Tim. Before this time I had…

  • Mysteries of Tai Chi Chuan

    Michael Phillips presents on the mysteries of Tai Chi Chuan

  • Huang Xingxiang Five Loosening Exercises

    Master Huang Xingxian (Huang sheng Shuan) performing the 5 Loosening Exercises. Book reference: Relax, Deep Mind Taiji Basics Patrick Kelly ISBN 047600425x p.37 – 45 Links: Huang Sheng Shyan

  • Fang Ning Push Hands

    Fang Ning Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan Professor Fang Ning, 83 years old, speaks fluent English and Japanese, graduated from an Amercian Mission School, St. John University in Shanghai, China, in 1947 with degrees in Political Science and Economic. He has been practicing and researching qigong for more than 50 years. He is the 5th…

  • The five essentials for victory

    Thus we may know that there are five essentials for victory: (1) He will win who knows when to fight and when not to fight. (2) He will win who knows how to handle both superior and inferior forces. (3) He will win whose army is animated by the same spirit throughout all its ranks.…

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