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San Fransisco Visit 2017

The video featured here is the one that precedes the video in the following blog. Virada Chatikul of White Goose Chen Taiji  ( www.whitegoosechentaiji.com) wrote a blog about our visit to San Francisco and the video series we made. I am truly honored by this and enjoyed the writing so here it is: Relaxing is harder thank it looks Also this

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“Stick, Follow, Lead, Don’t run! A look at Sticking and primary skills in Tai Chi Chuan”

Many skills can be developed through proper Tai Chi practice. It all starts with relaxation which will lead to sticking, indentifying, neutralizing and issuing. Whether you are a seasoned practitioner or new to Tai Chi I will assume that you are aware of the importance of relaxation. So here I will write about sticking.             When we think of Sticking

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Chan Su Jing (Silk Reeling Energy)

 My first experience with Silk Reeling came from Master Tony Wong’s group in San Francisco. Milena and I went out to meet and train with him several years back. Tony teaches in several cities in the Bay area, San Francisco, Daly City and San Mateo to name a couple. Our first day he told us to meet him in his

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Peng the First Energy

Tai Chi consists of the 13 postures, five stepping and eight energies.  The eight energies are Peng, Lui, Ji, An, Cai, Lie, Zhou, and Kao or Ward Off, Rollback, Press, Settle the Wrists (oftimes translated as Push), Pluck, Rend (seperate), Elbow, Bump, as translated in English. All of the techniques in Tai Chi can be categorized under one of these

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Master Chen Youze Push Hands Workshop

At the Arnold in Columbus March 2015 Master Chen Youze explains some push hands fundamentals. Neutralizing, not fighting incoming force with force but allowing it to continue on it’s path connecting to it without disrupting it, guiding it. Using the eight energies Peng, Lui, Ji, An, Cai, Lie, Zhou and Kao or Ward off, Rollback, Press, Push (settle the wrists), Pluck,

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Master Chen Youze Coming to Ohio

This a video of Master Chen Youze. He will be in Ohio in March and April. He is from the famous Chen Village and is the son of Grandmaster Chen Qingzhou. He will be conducting a series of workshops: Push hands, Laojia Yilu, Cannon Fist and 26 competion form.       I have had the pleasure of attending his

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