Marin is 20th generation lineage holder in Chen-style Taiji (Tai Chi) – the oldest and original form of the unique martial art. His teacher, Chenyu (grandson of Chen Fake), got the whole of the art from his father, Chen Zhaokui,
Dates: December 8th-11th. This will be the second focused training workshop for Traditional Chen Taijiquan Gongfu Jia in Fort Collins, CO on the methods and line of Chen Zhaokui via his Son Chenyu, as taught to and by his 20th
Weather was favorable, the training was quite rigorous. The group was very inspired, friendly and focused. A good time was had by all and the seeds of this practice have been panted. Next session is in the planning phases.
By Marc Ditcher- I recently spent 10 days in Waltham, just outside Boston, Massachusetts intensively training Chen Taijiquan with Marin Spivack, Senior disciple of Chen Yu, but also a former student of Feng Zhiqiang, and ‘Gene’ Chen Jinhong. I would
Bafa Drill #1: Peng fairly exhaustive series of primary, secondary and tertiary applications and actions.
Chen Shi Taijiquan Gongfu Jia Workshop, Fort Collins, CO. June 30 – July 3: This will be a focused training workshop for Traditional Chen Taijiquan Gongfu Jia, methods and line of Chen Zhaokui via his Son Chenyu, as
Regarding shenfa and the deeper ‘mysterious’ structures and actions, many people can approximate these actions. Many people can watch some videos or spend an hour with a skilled practitioner and make a decent copy of the movements or actions they
Besides being a centuries old Chinese martial art, Chen Taijiquan always was and especially now is a kind of celebration of culture and philosophy. People the world over often see and use this practice as an affirmation and illustration of
By: 方颖华 (Warmond Fang) Feb. 11 2016 This is the second article I’m writing to follow up on the first one I posted about travelling to Boston to discover for myself the Chen Yu method of gond fu through his disciple Marin
By: 方颖华 (Warmond Fang) Feb. 6 2016 I just came back from an 8-day intensive week of training with Marin Spivack in the Chen Yu line of Chen Taijiquan and I just want to say it was an eye opening and humbling