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Yang Taijiquan

Talks on Yang Family Taijiquan with Fu Zhongwen and James Fu

A young Fu Zhongwen with Yang Chenfu Fu Zhongwen was a chief inheritor of Yang Chenfu’s Taijiquan. He was one of the closest disciples, a lineage-holder, and in-law to the Yang Family. He spent his earlier days in Guang Fu … Continue reading

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Structure and 3 Dan tien: alignments for Taijiquan training from a TCM perspective

Some Mindfulness for structural alignment based on some TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) concepts and Tai Chi Classics: The ideas come from 3 Dan Tien, , simple body alignments, and upright spine and what to do to achieve this in Taijiquan … Continue reading

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Wu Ji posture, Yu Bei, and Gall Bladder 31 point: Feng Shi : “Wind Market”

last update 1/20/2016 As we stand in Wuji posture prior to the first movement in Taijiquan, we lightly touch the point at the side of the leg. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) this point is called Feng Shi or “Wind … Continue reading

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Yang Family Tai Chi Chuan forms

*Links in this thread courtesy of Yang Family Association. Interested in Tai Chi Chuan classes? you can email me at or find me on Facebook “Matt Stampe”. Class Format: 1. Warm-up: loosening and stretching exercises. 2. Tui shou/Push Hands: … Continue reading

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“Jin Lu” and “Jing Luo” Demystified for Taijiquan, Tui shou, Da Shou, and San Shou

Two very different Chinese terms: “Jin Lu” is path of Power for “fa jin” “emitting force” and “Jing Luo” is the qi paths used in acupuncture. 勁 Jin/Chin is intrinsic strength The chin [intrinsic strength] should be rooted in the … Continue reading

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