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 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 15, 2015

Tai Chi Healthcare

Tai Chi Healthcare Tai Chi Healthcare is about how to take care of and be responsible for our own personal health.  Rather than focusing on treating […]
April 23, 2015

Lower Body Silk Reeling

Tai Chi Lower Body Silk Reeling In this training tip, we will discuss the importance of tai chi lower body silk reeling, and explain a step […]
April 18, 2015

Tai Chi Form

Tai Chi Form: What is its purpose? What is the purpose of the tai chi form? The forms, or solo routines found in most martial arts […]
April 9, 2015

Intention in Tai Chi

Intention in Tai Chi In this training tip we will discuss the importance of the use of intention in tai chi, and how to cultivate this […]
April 6, 2015

Martial Arts and Longevity

Martial Arts and Longevity The purpose of this short article is to explain what I believe is the true meaning of martial arts and longevity. It […]
April 4, 2015

Tai Chi Checklist

Tai Chi Checklist to Develop Internal Skills In this article we will outline a tai chi checklist –  points to always adhere to during all standing […]
March 15, 2015
benefits of tai chi training

Benefits of Tai Chi Training

Benefits of Tai Chi Training When my lifelong dear friend, Katherine Loukopoulos, asked me to write a 700 word article on the benefits of tai chi […]
March 12, 2015

Relax, Relax, and Relax!

Relax : The Most Important Element of Tai Chi In this training tip, we will discuss how to relax when practicing Chen style tai chi, or […]
March 4, 2015
tai chi footwork

Tai Chi Footwork

Tai Chi Footwork When practicing tai chi footwork, regardless of style or lineage, there is a specific rule we must adhere to.  Each time weight is […]
March 3, 2015
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The Art of Standing: Three Points on a Line

CHEN STYLE TAI CHI’S ART OF STANDING: THREE POINTS ON A LINE In the practice of Chen style and all tai chi styles, correct posture and […]