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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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Yang style Taijiquan

10/1/2017 Yang’s Saber, Spear, Double edged sword, Long form. Shaky ground due to mole hills in the flat. Also modified some stepping to accommodate the camera viewing field. Saber spear Straight sword Long form What to know about Yang Taijiquan: … 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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“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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