All posts tagged "tai chi"

  • push hands lesson 4
    Tai Chi for Self Defense Push Hands Lesson 4

    This is the fourth push hands lesson in Ian Sinclair's push hands series for beginners.

    • Posted December 7, 2015
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  • Jackie Chan on Conan
    Jackie Chan Guest on Conan – Teaches A Stunt

    Jackie Chan on Conan This is really a fun 11 min clip of Jackie Chan as a guest on Conan Obrian’s show. I never knew this before but Jackie does not use stunt men, he does all...

    • Posted December 2, 2015
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  • Push Hands Lesson 3
    Tai Chi for Self Defense- Push Hands Lesson 3 – Part 1and 2

    Push Hands Lesson 3 If you have followed the earlier push hands posts, you may have noticed that these movements could also be applied as self defense techniques.  Tai Chi in modern times is primarily learned for...

    • Posted November 30, 2015
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  • push hands part 2
    Push Hands (Tuishou), Lesson 2, part 2

    Push Hands part 2 As a continuation of yesterday’s part 1 push hands lesson, today we witness the full focus lesson Ian Sinclair gives with Adrian as they drill down and learn how to gain control during...

    • Posted November 19, 2015
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  • create space for tai chi
    Create Space for Tai Chi

    Create Space for Tai Chi In this hectic, full throttle world that we all live in, I have noticed that people have all sorts of excuses for why they do not accomplish some of the things they...

    • Posted November 13, 2015
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  • Tai Chi World Record Set
    Tai Chi World Record Set

    Tai Chi World Record Set   What a fun record to set – a new World Record was announced by the World Record Association when 401 pregnant Chinese women gathered together in Changsha, Hunan Province The ladies were participating...

    • Posted November 10, 2015
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  • chen qingzhou
    GRANDMASTER CHEN QINGZHOU – Respects after his passing

    GRANDMASTER CHEN QINGZHOU Respects to the late Grandmaster Chen Qingzhou who passed away September 21 of 2015 at the age of 82.   I tried to find a good video with much footage of Grandmaster, but I am...

    • Posted November 9, 2015
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  • Martial arts Image
    Shaolin Monk Documentary

    Shaolin Monk Documentary This is a short, 45 min. documentary where Jason Scott Lee (former student of Bruce Lee) spends 2 weeks within a Shaolin temple, living the life and training under Shaolin Masters.  He documents his life...

    • Posted October 27, 2015
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  • tai chi long pole
    Tai Chi Long Pole – A Chen Form

    Tai Chi Long Pole I found an interesting form of Chen tai chi called Long Pole and wanted to see how it is different from other weapons I have seen.   So I chose this video because...

    • Posted October 1, 2015
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  • Qigong relaxation
    Qigong Relaxation Exercise guided by Dr. Roger Jahnke

    Guided instruction – Take 5 minutes for yourself Right now you can listen to this guided Qigong relaxation instruction by Dr. Roger Jahnke. This is so simple that anyone can do it; yet powerful!  It’s as though...

    • Posted September 23, 2015
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  • Yang Family Taiji
    New Yang Family Taiji video with Damo Mitchell

    Yang Family Taiji Here is a new youtube video posted by: Lotus Nei Gong titled Yang Family Taiji. In this video, Instructor Damo Mitchel does a masterful job of playing tai chi.  However this is not a video that...

    • Posted September 14, 2015
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  • mystery tai chi
    Mystery Tai Chi Event

    Tai Chi Event   Don’t you just hate it when you find a nice video posted on Youtube, but the publisher didn’t include any info about the video we are watching?   That’s the case with this mystery...

    • Posted September 7, 2015
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  • Chen Style Xin Jia
    Chen Style Xin Jia Chen Style With Master Jesse Tsao

    Chen Style Xin Jia   This is a new post just released by Master Jesse Tsao about 2 weeks ago (from the time of today’s blog post), where the style of tai chi that he demonstrates is...

    • Posted September 2, 2015
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  • Hao-wu style
    Choosing The Best Tai Chi Styles For You

    Tai Chi Styles When you decide to learn tai chi, the first step is to choose the style that you want to learn.  There are five main Tai chi styles with numerous “subdivisions” or branches of each...

    • Posted August 17, 2015
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  • grandmaster ma hong
    Chen Style Tai Chi With Grandmaster Ma Hong

    Grandmaster Ma Hong I am on a quest to find  a demonstration of Chen style Tai Chi by (or as close as I can find) the legendary Chen Fa-Kor (1887 – 1955).  Since all forms of Tai...

    • Posted August 12, 2015
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  • tai chi yin yang
    Pugilism Explained In Tai Chi Chuan -1b

    Pugilism From the book: Tai Chi Chuan – It’s Effects And Practical Applications Grand Terminus – Introduction Cont. by Yearning K. Chen What is meant by Pugilism?   To move hands, shoulders, elbows, fists, Paul, and fingers; feet, legs, knees,...

    • Posted August 4, 2015
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  • sun style
    Sun Style Tai Chi With Daughter Of Sun Lutang

    Sun Style Scrolling through Tai Chi ( taiji ) videos this morning, this  “vintage” video caught my eye.  I enjoy looking through old photos, watching classic shows and even collecting some antiques (working through that hobby though,...

    • Posted July 31, 2015
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  • tai chi kids
    Let’s Encourage Tai Chi Kids!

    Tai Chi Kids   Thinking of starting a Tai Chi practice with your kids?  It’s important to know that Tai Chi is a huge topic, with hundreds of different styles.  However the journey of 1,000 miles starts...

    • Posted July 29, 2015
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  • tai chi yin yang
    Vintage Tai Chi Chuan – It’s Effects And Practical Applications

    Vintage Tai Chi Chuan Tai Chi Chuan – It’s Effects And Practical Applications by Yearning K. Chen Grand Terminus – Introduction What is meant by tai chi or the Grand Terminus Tai chi, or the grand terminus, is a...

    • Posted July 24, 2015
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  • strong bones
    Build Strong Bones With Tai Chi!

    Strong Bones   One of the most widely recognized benefits associated with tai chi is how regular practice helps to promote a balance between one’s physical body, emotions,  and the mental thoughts / mind.  However there are also numerous...

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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