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“Yang Chen Fu”

Jul
6
2013

Restocked Chinese Books: Yang Tai Chi and Tai Chi Ruler

A couple more books back, from across the ocean: Yang Tai Chi’s True Narrative – SC216, by Wang Yong Quan. Wang was the teacher to Wei Shuren. Wang studied at an early age from both Yang Jian Hou and Yang Chen Fu, and this book contains his transmissions he is passing down when in his […]

Jun
25
2013

25038-40: The Yang “Family” Set

The thing that has always fascinated me is that when someone claims to have a “family,” “secret,” or “palace” style of martial arts—especially Tai Chi…

Jul
24
2012

Two Books by a Master of Yang style

To some people Wei Shu Ren shas proven himself a top teacher of Yang style Tai Chi.

Sep
20
2011

More of the Master: VCD

Here is a little prize, a two-disk VCD that shows the achievement and student community of master Chu GuiTing…

Aug
23
2011

Chui GuiTing: the Kind Fighter

…he was a powerful fighter with a compassionate heart..

Jun
5
2011

Chu GuiTing: fighter and teacher

Not only did he become one of Yang’s top ten disciples but, later in life, he stood as Yang’s chosen fighter to take on challenges to the school.

Mar
28
2011

Push Hands Improves

Why are we Pushing? How important is rooting? What are we doing here, anyway?

Feb
27
2011

Sha Guo Zhen and Sha Style

From his childhood he studied numerous styles of Kung Fu. Early on his acquired the technique of the Six Harmony Spear (Liu He Jiang) which he continued to refine his entire life.

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…

Dec
4
2009

Wu Dang Sword Lineage

For those who have seen any version of the Wudang sword performed well, the experience is a perfect example of beauty and function combined…

May
23
2005

Purpose, Quality & Direction

In Taiji circles, people get very hung up on shapes and up to a point they are correct to do so…

Oct
21
2004

Tai Chi, Balance and Longevity

Falls often result in permanent disability and shortened life spans. Tai Chi proved to be an effective, low cost method of improving balance.