Waist and Hip training requirements in Taijiquan
Everybody knows well that the effective use of the waist (腰) and hips (胯) is crucial to the learning of Taijiquan. Nowadays the current practice of many people is not only…
Gong Bu is not “Push the back leg and bend the front leg.”
Most boxing (Taijiquan) practitioners believe that Gong Bu (Bow stance) uses the back leg to push (Deng) forward…
Discussion on Taiji pushing hands (Lun Taiji Tui Shou)
There are many Taijiquan practitioners in this world. You should understand and distinguish the different tastes between a true, genuine practitioner and the mixed, non-genuine Taijiquan practitioner.
Yang Family Taiji Spear
Yang family Taiji originally had both the big spear and the little flower spear training. The “big spear” set is the Taiji big spear 13 movements set, and the “little flower” spear set is the Taiji spear 24 movements set.
The movements of Taiji Quan must be stretched and open
Nowadays, many Taiji practitioners have a common problem; their movements are not open enough; they are too “compact” (not the real compactness). When demonstrating their form…
Interview with Liang Dehua for Taichimag
At the sources of the Yang style: Original interview in English released by Liang Dehua, then translated into French by Emmanuel Agletiner, for the magazine Taichimag No.19.
The Old Yang family big frame Taijiquan thirteen postures
The old Yang family big frame Taijiquan thirteen postures is the form that Yang Lu Chan passed down to his sons (second generation, grandmasters Yang Ban Hou and Yang Jian Hou)…