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“Chan Ssu Jin”


QA: The Benefit of Reeling Silk in Bagua

A little while back, we published a short video tutorial on Reeling Silk exercise in Bagua Zhang. We just received a nice comment on it from Lyn, plus a couple of questions… Q: Very interesting little video. The informal style of it made it easy to watch–& a disappointment when it ended! I always tend […]


A Brief Lesson on Reeling Silk Energy in Bagua Zhang

In this short response to a video sent to us by Steven, a Bagua student, Ted Mancuso briefly describes one of the most—if not THE MOST—important elements of Bagua Zhang: reeling silk energy, or Chan Ssu Jin. Reeling silk energy is in the DNA of all of the traditional Chinese martial arts, but is particularly […]


ChanSsuJin…not just for Martial Artists!

Just a quickie…going through some of my old photos today and came across this one. I can actually remember why I took it–I thought it was a perfect example of ChanSsuJin (Reeling Silk Energy). I have seen this in nature so many times: in the way trees grow, in the way certain bones grow…the strength […]