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Alan Sims

who has written 2 posts for KaiMen.


Chen Family’s Small Frame: A Few Details

Plum’s note: Alan Sims, who has published in many of the leading martial arts magazines in the past, contacted us about including this short article on “the flavor of the ‘Small Frame’ of the Chen Family’s 1st Routine,” saying “…I don’t have illustrations to use. I know that it’s a little difficult to grasp, but […]


Alan Sims on Jou Tsung Hua

Hao Shao Ru has said in his book on Wu Style Tai Chi Chuan: ” To achieve a basic profeciency in Tai Chi, not to mention achieving high expertise, requires a phenomenal amount of hard work.” It is on that note that I continue with this series on the Tai Chi Farm exercises. Although I […]