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Chen style taiji practice: Hong Yilu and Feng 24x

Practice sessions, August 2015. One each full performance of the Chen style taiji Practical Method, Hong Yilu, and the Chen style Feng 24x. Advertisements

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Training Traditional Taiji

Yesterday I achieved my first 30 repetitions of taiji (tai chi) with twelve of them being slow forms, and eighteen of them being fast forms. Today, I ground out of my first set of fast Chen forms, fifteen total. After … Continue reading

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Taijiquan: The Supreme Ultimate

As I understand it, the most widely recognized and accepted Western definition of taijiquan/tai chi chuan is “The Supreme Ultimate”. You can interpret that loosely as “Tai Chi: The Best of the Best”, or perhaps “Tai Chi: The Most Massively … Continue reading

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The Full Hong Practical Method Yilu and my Feng 24x Chen Taiji

Sorry about the background noise. This footage is unedited and includes the beginning where I set up my phones to record everything. I try to perform my Hong Form as close to as what was taught to me in Shangdong, … Continue reading

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Green Dragon Emerges From Water

This posture is one of my favorites. in Chen Taiji. It is called Green Dragon Emerges From Water. When done correctly, it emulates the coil in and coil out effects of gravity, orbital slingshotting, and compression/whip-snap energy release in an … Continue reading

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