Articles

02/09/2020 12:44
An Interview with Chen Zhenglei By Ronnie Robinson and Aarvo Tucker Published in The Journal of the Tai Chi Union for Great Britain – Autumn/Winter 1998   To begin with, could you tell me a little about your background in Tai Chi Chuan CZL: From the age of eight, I was taught by my uncle Mr...
02/09/2020 12:42
Feng Zhiqiang on: How to Train and Nurture Your Life, Part 2 By Marvin Smallheiser, Translators were Yang Yang and Chun Man Sit Published in T’ai Chi – The International Magazine of T’ai Chi Ch’uan Vol 25, No 5   In his seminar in Champaign, Feng discussed 12 essential points for entering the...
02/09/2020 12:40
Feng Zhiqiang on: How to Train and Nurture Your Life, Part 1 By Marvin Smallheiser, Translators were Yang Yang and Chun Man Sit Published in T’ai Chi – The International Magazine of T’ai Chi Ch’uan Vol 25, No 5   Inevitably, a teacher reveals himself by his insights, skills, respect for others...
12/05/2020 14:40
Chen Zhenglei on The Study of Taijiquan By Alex Yeo Published in T'ai Chi - The International Magazine of T'ai Chi Ch'uan Vol 31, No 1   Chen Zhenglei is no stranger to Tai Chi practitioners. Chen hails from Chenjiagou (Chen Village), Wenxian County, Henan Province, China, (the birth place...
24/04/2020 10:45
The High Level Skills of Chen Fake by Peter Wu Shi-Zeng   Published in T'ai Chi - The International Magazine of T'ai Chi Ch'uan Vol 25, No 1     The name of Chen Fake (1887-1957) is renowned in Taijiquan circles, particularly among Chen stylists. One could ask, "How truly...
23/04/2020 18:07
Zhu Tian Cai on Chen Style Training Methods Abridged version of article by Marvin Smalheiser  Translated by Dan Lee Published in T'ai Chi - The International Magazine of T'ai Chi Ch'uan     Zhu Tian Cai, one of the famous four tigers of the Chen family village, is a vigorous man...
24/03/2019 12:09
An Introduction to Chen Sword (Jian) Written by Jian Taiji As a foreword to Master Wang Haijun's instructional Jian DVD   Alongside the open hand forms, Chen style Taijiquan trains with a broad range of weapons which condition the body in different ways to develop the Taiji physique. The...
21/07/2015 00:00
Chen Style Silk Reeling Practice By Chen Zheng Lei & Gao Xiao Hui with De Ru Published in T'ai Chi - The International Magazine of T'ai Chi Ch'uan Vol 23, No 3     Silk reeling is the most basic move in Chen Family Taijiquan. It consists of various winding and spiraling...
19/03/2015 10:19
Based on an interview with Wang Haijun By David Gaffney, Translation by Davidine Siaw-Voon Sim   Published in T'ai Chi - The International Magazine of T'ai Chi Ch'uan Vol 29, No 4   Bafa – the eight methods of training the body’s intrinsic energies/strength (jin) provide the...
20/06/2013 15:16
by Wang Hai Jun Part three of a three part article written by Nick Gudge  Published in issue 36 of Tai Chi Chuan & Oriental Arts   In the first and second parts of this article, published in the Summer and Autumn 2010 editions of this magazine, I discussed what I consider to be the...
20/06/2013 15:15
 by Wang Hai Jun Part two of a three part article written by Nick Gudge Published in issue 35 (Autumn 2010) of Tai Chi Chuan & Oriental Arts   In the first part of this article, published in the Summer 2010 edition, I discussed the first of the five most important taijiquan skills for...
20/06/2013 15:10
  by Wang Hai Jun Part one of a three part article written by Nick Gudge Published in issue 34  of Tai Chi Chuan & Oriental Arts   Many people spend years studying taijiquan but for most of them their progress is slow in gaining the skills of taijiquan. Part of this is probably...
20/06/2013 15:05
By Wang Hai Jun Written by David Gaffney, Translation by Davidine Siaw-Voon Sim Published in Tai Chi Chuan & Internal Arts Magazine    The process of learning Taijiquan must be approached systematically if the student is to achieve the best results.  Chen Taijiquan training has...

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