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BP Chan Quote of the Day : ” Why learning Rise Up , Drill, Fall, Over Turn when you can learning Flying Sidekick ” Gong Fa vs Yong Fa or Principle vs Technique 

BP Chan Quote of the Day : ” ...


  YIQUAN SEATED SET This is a very useful set that i have used to help many people . i have used it myself to heal a torn Meniscus . i have also trained people in their nineties at several Senior Centers where i volunteer. They are great to do […]

YIQUAN SEATED SET


  SHAKING GONG This method is something I stumbled upon accidentally while trying to loosen up during training. I spoke to Mr. Chan about this and he told me to be careful not to allow my head to wobble as this could injure the nervous system. I spoke to him […]

SHAKING GONG



BP Chan quote of the day : ” Si Jin Jian Ren Xin ( after a time of getting together, you will see/know a person’s heart ” This is one of my favorite photos of Mr. Chan . i intentionally lined his head up with the Three Treasures on the […]

Fourth Treasure – BP Chan


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BP Chan Quote of the Day : “Just Do , No Expectations ” This is one of my favorite quotes of Mr. Chan . It is a life principle to live by. It is also a principle that i encountered very early in my training . i was training I […]

” just do, no expectations”


    FAN THROUGH BACK APPLICATION   Fan Through Back or Spread Arms Like a Fan as William CC Chen terms it is not double weighted if you think of the upper hand as “the Handle of the Whip” . When pulled forcefully one may need to take a step […]

FAN THROUGH BACK APPLICATION



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BP CHAN TRAINING THE YANG 24 POSTURE FORM The 24 Posture form was created in 1956 by a committee of Masters in response to the Chinese health crisis . Many Doctors fled China during the Cultural Revolution . This left a hole where disease could creep in. The government insisted […]

BP CHAN TRAINING THE YANG 24 POSTURE FORM


DIAGONAL FLYING POSTURE APPLICATION The application of Diagonal Flying Posture is very effective if one neutralizes and change steps simultaneously, and applies a measured dose of Kao Jin/Bump /shoulder/hip energy. The change step allows your opponent to fall into emptiness while stepping behind your opponent , Bumping and scissoring between […]

DIAGONAL FLYING POSTURE APPLICATION


  CHANGE STEP AND PUSH APPLICATIONS How to use Change Step and Push Posture from William CC Chen’s 60 Movement Form. This shows examples of how changing the feet and hands if done in connected harmony are very powerful as multiple gears are turning at once . The change step […]

CHANGE STEP AND PUSH APPLICATIONS



BP CHAN training ” stretching one hand over the head to sooth the Spleen and Stomach” posture from the Eight Pieces of Brocade Qigong . This is the third exercise in the sequence and is intended on balancing the Earth Element ( Spleen /Stomach) . The Earth Element is Central […]

BP CHAN TRAINING ” STRETCHING ONE HAND OVER THE HEAD ...


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I’d like to make a distinction to my fellow practitioners between practice and training. Practice is something one does to deceive themselves and their seniors that they have in fact trained. The goal of practice is generally to look like whoever inspired one to practice in the first place. Training […]

The distinction between practice and training…


The point of this exercise is to nourish my partners root with gentle threats . I ddo not want to go for the big push as this will cause your partner to develop anxiety instead of calm in the storm .    

Push Hands Free Play