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“Chen Tai Chi”

Mar
3
2019

A Chen Routine by Chen Zheng Lei

Master Chen Zheng Lei was in our area, co-sponsored by our favorite Chinese martial arts magazine, and they generously posted this 5 1/2 minute piece of performance—a beautiful and meaningful demonstration. This comes just in time (almost) for our announcement of a new recommendable biography of Chen that will come in next week to Plum. […]

Apr
28
2014

A Series of Lectures by a Famous Instructor

Well knownTai Chi  instructor, Zhu Tian Cai, adds his own hefty lecture series, just as Chen Zheng Lei had done some time back. Many topics are addressed, and those sections I’ve seen pull together pretty well. What is the purpose of a lecture series like this? I always ask these questions because Debbie and I […]

Apr
15
2014

Squaring the Fours Away

One of the things we like about the series is the extra comments

Mar
2
2014

Exclusive Interview: Adam Hsu

Interview with Shifu Adam Hsu on his book: Lone Sword Against a Cold Cold Sky   Q: How do you see the place of reading in the study of Kung Fu? A: Reading is important, as in any other body of discipline. Initially you can go to a lot of different sources: study directly from […]

May
31
2013

Wu Shi Jun: Teacher

Here is a 44 move set with the saber originally reorganized by the inestimable Chen Fa Ke…

May
5
2013

Two China Masters Camps: La Honda

Master Qian performs the rare Fighting form from the 6 harmony/ 10 animal xinyi system. This is only the second and last time this form was performed in North America. ..

Oct
3
2012

New Three Volume Set from Chen Zhen Lei

Written by Chen Zhen Lei and edited by Jack Yan, this new set of books adds significantly to the Chen English canon…

Mar
15
2012

Chen Tai Chi Pole Practices

There are many methods with the Chen partner exercises for the pole. Some benefits are that it forces the entire body to utilize Reeling Silk. It changes distance perceptions. It unified and coordinates the hands. It firms up the stances…

Jun
28
2011

Sifu Interview: Liu He Mantis and Practice

Linda Darrigo is a Sifu. But, more importantly, she is a long time student of Chinese Martial Arts with a highly invested background of time spent perfecting her art. For more than thirty years she has been practicing hard to develop a deep understanding of the art from the point of view of someone who […]

Jan
1
2011

China’s Living Treasures Video List

Here is a reference list of video  of one and two minutes videos showing samples from this famous series. Demonstrations and Surveys Shanghai Ching Wu Association Demonstration  – DVD#25004 Yu Hua Long Hsing Yi & Cha Chuan   – DVD#25007 Ching Wu Association Weapons Forms  – DVD#25008 Master Liou Wan Fu – DVD 25020   Chen […]

Dec
5
2010

A Chen Tai Chi that isn’t a Chen Tai Chi.

One of the main students of the famous Chen Fa Ke…

Nov
8
2010

Sticking With Chen

Tai Chi meets Escrima?

Oct
19
2010

Chen style explained…

It’s been a while since we’ve added to our collection of material from the world renown instructor of Chen Taijiquan…

Jul
10
2010

Why is Push Hands so bad?

To explore this topic we’ll have to assume the basic premise that Push Hands is bad…

Apr
5
2010

Product: George Xu does Chen Tai Chi

This is a set of DVDs from the China’s Living Treasures series of George Xu performing his own beautiful and unique version of

Jan
24
2010

Product: Chen Taiji Short Whip-Stick

Jiang Jian Ye returns to our page with an in-depth breakdown on the Taiji short stick.

Jan
3
2010

Product: Chen Tai Chi from Taiwan

Here is one of Taiwan’s top representations of Chen style Tai Chi