Yearly Archives: 2021



Understanding the classic quotation ” My opponent is first to move, I am first to arrive” Most martial artists trained to make their reflexes quick. This is actually detrimental in Yang family Taijiquan. The following example has me explaining how my quick responses actually caused me to engage strength versus […]

Understanding the classic quotation ” My opponent is first to ...









Using the center axis as a spool The second movement of the Eight Pieces of Brocades is an excellent movement for training and establishing your center Axis. . There should be no precess or wobble when the body rotates around the Center axis. Any wobbling of the center axis will […]

Using the center axis as a spool


The Eight Pieces of Brocade – The value of the opening movement The study and training of any Qigong set usually starts with mimicking the movements. The details are generally added in by degree as one’s awareness and skill grows. The Eight Pieces of Brocade are known as Waigong or […]

The Eight Pieces of Brocade – The value of the ...





Tai Chi Ruler System – Circling the Ruler to Tonify or Detox One of the unique elements of the Tai Chi Ruler system is the ability to Detox the body or Tonify depending on the condition. BP Chan used to say ” clean out your house before you move in […]

Tai Chi Ruler System – Circling the Ruler to Tonify ...