Chen Tai Chi with Ma Hong


I Jin Jing QigongMa Hong was the inner door student of Chen Zhao Kui, son of Chen Fa Ke. He started with Chen in 1972 after already having studied for ten years. He was soon delving deeper into the intricacies of Chen style. His concentrated efforts not only bore fruit in his performance but also set a standard of teaching and understanding which has become synonymous with the man himself. His explanations are direct and refreshingly clear. He has the aplumb of the instructor who "tells you like it is" without wavering. It's up to you to decide whether or not you find it useful.

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Chen Taijiquan with Ma HongDVD#24221  Push Hands and Kung Fu Moves #1
75 minutes, Two DVDs, English subtitles (sort of)

Following his teacher's emphasis on real martial skills as a way to the highest level of Tai Chi, Ma Hong delivers excellent and very specific information on how to practice the applications of the Tai Chi style. He shows separate movements expressive of power, applications of these moves, and detail aspects of the Tai Chi set. This series is excellent and clearly aimed at those who want to benefit from Ma Hong's definitive and detailed insights into the clockwork working of real Chen Taijiquan.

This is PART ONE of a two part series totalling four dvds (each box contains two DVDs). This instructional DVD covers topics like the many variations of Push Hands and the principles involved in them. Moving and fixed steps are covered as are about ten different techniques to control the opponent. Extensive information.

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Chen Taijiquan with Ma HongDVD#24222  Push Hands and Kung Fu Moves #2
91 minutes, Two DVDs, English subtitles (sort of)

Following his teacher's emphasis on real martial skills as a way to the highest level of Tai Chi, Ma Hong delivers excellent and very specific information on how to practice the applications of the Tai Chi style. He shows separate movements expressive of power, applications of these moves, and detail aspects of the Tai Chi set. This series is excellent and clearly aimed at those who want to benefit from Ma Hong's definitive and detailed insights into the clockwork working of real Chen Taijiquan.


This is PART TWO of a two part series totalling four dvds (each box contains two DVDs). In this DVD Ma Hong shows key stances for power issuing, repeated exercises for specific movements and general applications of those movements to martial use. There are also sections on Taiji Ruler as a training device (we had the pleasure of learning this when Ma Hong came to California), Taiji staff (long pole) and leg Tui Shou. Many ideas for improving one's skill. He also shows the Taiji Wheel, an unusual instruments shaped like a cast iron wash basket filled in the bottom third by concrete. You want hard Taijiquan?

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Chen Taijiquan with Ma HongDVD#24223  Chen Routine One Part 1
125 minutes, Two DVDs, English subtitles (a little rough)

Ma Hong, the student of Chen Zhao Kui, teaches this in-depth presentation of his core form, the First Road. The entire Chen routine is comprised of Three boxes (24223, 24224, 24225) each containing multiple DVDs, for a total of seven in the series. It is really quite something to see the performance of this master in his seventies (filmed in 1999): good posture, low stances, forceful movements.

Part One starts with historical background. Next is a complete demonstration of the 83 move Chen set. He also shows many moves applied to martial usage.

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Chen Taijiquan with Ma HongDVD#24224  Chen Routine One Part 2
129 minutes, Two DVDs, English subtitles (a little rough)

Ma Hong, the student of Chen Zhao Kui, teaches this in-depth presentation of his core form, the First Road. The entire Chen routine is comprised of Three boxes (24223, 24224, 24225) each containing multiple DVDs, for a total of seven in the series.

Part Two continues the demonstration and breakdown of the 83 move Chen set. Ma Hong also shows many moves applied to martial usage including throwing and off balancing.

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Chen Taijiquan with Ma HongDVD#24225 Chen Routine One Part 3
138 minutes, Three DVDs, English subtitles (a little rough)

Ma Hong, the student of Chen Zhao Kuei, teaches this in-depth presentation of his core form, the First Road. The entire Chen routine is comprised of Three boxes (24223, 24224, 24225) each containing multiple DVDs, for a total of seven in the series.

Part Three continues the demonstration and breakdown of the 83 move Chen set. Ma Hong also shows many moves applied to martial usage.

 

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Chen Taijiquan with Ma HongDVD#24226  Chen Cannon Fist
175 minutes, Three DVDs, English subtitles (a little rough)

Ma Hong, the student of Chen Zhao Kuei, teaches this in-depth presentation of the advancedform, Second Road.

In this Three DVD presentation Ma Hong gives what could only be called a forceful performance teaching the Cannon Fist of Chen style. All the movements are broken down and accompanied by Ma Hong correcting his assistant. Applcaitons are shown and the usage is explicit and sophisticated.

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