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.
Bafa Drill #1: Peng fairly exhaustive series of primary, secondary and tertiary applications and actions.
Here, another version of Yilu slightly longer and a bit faster with guest cameo.
Spring 2016 on the cusp of summer and perfect weather for outdoor cultivation before it is miserably hot. Here is the first of several attempts to capture the spark. This bit of Chen gongfu Yilu is the slower and first
Late Autumn 2014 Marin Spivack, Chen Shi Taijiquan Gongfu Jia Er Lu “Pao Chui”
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