Monthly Archives: September 2021






Martial applications- separate and kick , High Pat the Horse The following footage shows me explaining the martial application of Separate and Kick into the posture High Pat the Horse. The first part shows how to transition from the kick into a shoulder strike even while the attacker tries to […]

Martial applications- separate and kick , High Pat the Horse



Silk Reeling Pt 7 – following changes When using Silk Reeling there are elements of active and passive actions. Within passive there is active and within active there is passive. The coiling actions can be used to attack or defend. When following , it is crucial that we do not […]

Silk Reeling Pt 7 – following changes



Centers pt 2 – “Stand like a Balance” . The following example shows me explaining how one would adjust their centers and tune in their posture. The line from the classics “stand like a balance, turn like a wheel” is one of the most important lines in the Taijiquan classic. […]

Centers pt 2 – “Stand like a Balance” .


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Kicking in Taijiquan Pt 2 – The Kuas When training the kicks In Taijiquan it is important that the shoulder KUA As well as the hips KUA are not broken or defective. The hips and shoulders must stay aligned with each other . The shoulders sit on top of the […]

Kicking in Taijiquan Pt 2 – The Kuas


Centers – There are more than one?!? One of the more traumatic moments of my life was when I was told I was “out of center” and I looked down towards my navel and the spacing between my hips and feet we’re even. I looked up confused and I blurted […]

Centers – There are more than one?!?



https://youtube.com/shorts/DOXAeYahvIs?feature=share Kicking in Taijiquan – The use of the Hands. The following example shows how the hands are used to stir up your opponents Posture so that they have difficulty continuously Attacking. The genesis of the movement is for me too rotate my central axis while sinking through their feet […]

Kicking in Taijiquan – The use of the Hands.


Secrets of the classics- Secret doors in hidden plain sight. The following example has me referencing the X ingyi Boxing Manual by Jin Yunting. This is a well organized book regarding the five elements and seven words. The following lines are from “discussion on the rising and falling of splitting […]

Secrets of the classics- Secret doors in hidden plain sight.


Silk Reeling Pt 6 – Front, back, and side centers The following example has Aaron holding me in a hammerlock from behind. The principle of triangulating with my front center line as well as not crossing that center line is also applicable to the back center line. The elbows must […]

Silk Reeling Pt 6 – Front, back, and side centers