This is Gongfu Jia. Chen Shi Taijiquan detailed, focused practice to produce a lasting practical result or ’embodied gongfu’ ability. Many distinct features of Chen Zhaokui’s method are evident in this practice passed down the family line from Chenyu.
Bailagar Long Pole, Chen Taijiquan. There are many practice forms, these are a few, deceptively simple, simply difficult. The heavier the pole, the worse it looks. Contrary to how it may appear to those who are not familiar, this wood
Chen Taijiquan patterned tuishou, in this case Dalun, is a most useful training method for clear development of JIN. These days this facet of traditional Chen Taijiquan training is sorely neglected and often just seen as a cursory circle to
This (at least visually) illustrates some of the unique methods of the Chen Zhaokui line of Chen Taijiquan as relates to basic structure. This is “jibengong” basic traditional instruction for those who are physically willing and able. It is not
[Above: Chen Taijiquan Gongfu Utilities, Bow & Arrow Fist] Chen Taijiquan Gongfu Utilities is a teaching and practice curriculum that I have developed over many years of personal practice, research and teaching. After many years of consideration I have decided
When practicing on a very slick surface the integrity of the stance is under attack as there is nothing on the ground to hold onto. In this situation the only thing keeping the shape of the stance and the upright
This type of practice could be called ‘large frame’ or ‘peng-quan’, as the focus is externally expansive and internally very active.
An excellent how summer day for some DaLv Tuishou work; This is not the most vigorous and bitter practice but relies on the foundation developed from it. The flowing journey through many angles and positions is one of the