February 2, 2017

When learning martial art, you will initially imitate the teacher closely, accepting the culture of the martial art style you are studying. Subconsciously you are influenced by the particular kind of discipline which not only changes you physically, but will also affec...

August 29, 2014

Experience and Appreciation of Studying Tai Chi

 

As I contemplate writing a summary of my four decades studying Tai Chi, I instantly recall a Taiwanese school song “A Little Path in the Country”, the first few lines of which that sum up my feelings - if it is fame and f...

August 29, 2014

A Discussion of the Characteristics of 

Hong Jun Sheng’s Tai Chi Chuan

 

A discussion of the characteristics of Master Hong Jun Sheng Tai Chi  can be very straight forward, or it can be a very difficult task. Master Hong’s Tai Chi indeed has an abundance of unique feature...

August 28, 2014

 

 

By Hean K. Low

 

Note: The following interview was conducted in Chinese. Therefore any misinterpretation or error is due to the inadequate English terminology in the process of translation—H. K. Low. (H.K. Low is a student of Peter Wu.) Peter Wu has been practicing Ta...

August 26, 2014

 

 

The name of Chen Fa-ke (1887-1957) is renowned in Taijiquan circles, particularly among the Chen stylists. One could ask ‘How truly proficient was Chen Fa-ke’s skill in Taijiquan?’ Some would reply they are unsure. Some would say he must have been very good as he was...

August 26, 2014

 

 

 

Grandmaster Hong Jun-sheng was born in the Jun county of Henan province in 1907. His name Jun-sheng literally meant 'born in Jun county'. His grandfather served in the government of the Qing dynasty (A.D. 1644 - 1912). He followed his father to live and study in Bei...

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