January 11, 2016
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Your Tai Chi Stance – Part 1: Is it Internal or External?

Your Tai Chi Stance – Part 1: Is it Internal or External? In this short tai chi training tip, we will discuss the difference between internal […]
January 10, 2016

My Tai Chi Story – Part 1: In the Beginning

My Tai Chi Story – Part 1: In the Beginning As a freshman in high school, I witnessed a friend get beat up by five bullies. […]
September 6, 2015

Editorial # 1 September 6, 2015 – Do Chenstyle Taichi

Editorial # 1 September 6, 2015 – Do Chenstyle Taichi Taijiquan (tai chi chuan) : Fighting vs Self Defense Gichin Funakoshi (1868 – 1957) is known […]
August 24, 2015

Traditional & Modern Tai Chi Forms – Part 1

Traditional & Modern Tai Chi Forms – Part 1 Please do not dismiss traditional tai chi training methods in exchange for modern forms.  Keep in mind […]
July 26, 2015

Chenjiagou Part 1: Master Wang Xi’an

Chenjiagou Part 1: Master Wang Xi’an The following series of articles describes what it is like to study tai chi in Chenjiagou (Chen Family Village), the […]
July 23, 2015

Understanding Silk Reeling Force

UNDERSTANDING SILK REELING FORCE Chansijin, or silk reeling force, is one of the essential elements in the practice of Chen style taijiquan.  Silk reeling refers to […]
July 19, 2015

The Origins of Tai Chi Chuan

The Origins of Tai Chi Chuan The following series of articles will present the origins of Tai Chi Chuan and important Chen family masters of this […]
July 1, 2015

Wuji and Zhan Zhuang

WUJI and ZHAN ZHUANG The purpose of this article is to distinguish the similarities and differences regarding the practice of two training methods in tai chi: […]
June 25, 2015

Tai Chi for Children – Part 2

Tai Chi for Children – Part 2 In Tai Chi for Children – Part 2, we discuss the virtues children learn through tai chi martial art […]
June 24, 2015

Tai Chi for Children – Part 1

Tai Chi for Children – Part 1 In this article we will discuss why the practice of tai chi is so valuable for children, and more […]
June 19, 2015

Tai Chi Retreats in Costa Rica – Part 2

TAI CHI RETREATS IN COSTA RICA – PART 2 In Tai Chi Retreats in Costa Rica – Part 1, I wrote about the natural beauty and […]
June 18, 2015

Tai Chi Retreats in Costa Rica – Part 1

TAI CHI RETREATS IN COSTA RICA – PART 1 The purpose of this article is to describe how to visit Costa Rica and to learn tai […]