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This footage is the result Of Suehiko Ono requesting to test different martial methods against Tai Chi Chuan . I agreed if we could also film these things. The following exploration is myself explaining how I would respond To a possible take down. Most people will naturally sprawl which is […]

Remaining calm and capturing circles with Tai Chi Chuan versus ...


Folding in Taijiquan The purpose of push hands training is to nurture the skills of stick, adhere, join, and follow. The sets are cooperative in nature because timing is extremely important in training application. The exercise is not meant to be a competition and competing in it yields negative results […]

Folding in Taijiquan


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Santi Shi – Overcoming some difficulties in transitioning into posture This is a brief description of some of the difficulties one might in counter getting into the posture Santi Shi. A common thread that runs through all of the teachings of BP Chan is that when moving from Posture to […]

Santi Shi – Overcoming some difficulties in transitioning into posture



Shaving the joint I use a shaving technique where I slide my hand down my opponents arm until I feel his wrist joint with my pinky . I then sink and roll into the joint which grabs the fascia and pulls my opponent onto their toes making them easy to […]

Shaving the joint


One of the peculiarities of internal martial arts is the concepts of wrapping. The body is controlled by its joints. When the joints are out of center even the mind will be out of center. It is important to control your opponent when moving from joint to joint or center […]

Wrapping In internal martial arts as a means of control.


The San Shou The San Shou The San Shou is a two person application set from Yang Family Tai Chi Chuan. This set only exists in Two lineages, Tian Zhao Lin and Hsiung Yang Ho . TT Liang modified to set by adding some push hands and Da Lu to […]

The San Shou



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Internal arts controlling concepts I use several concepts in this video to defect my partners Posture. Shaving is where the finger slides into a notch in the joint and manipulate the facia to pull your partner from a distal point in their body that is difficult to neutralize. When my […]

Internal arts controlling concepts


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The Yellow Emperors Classic regarding methods of treatment relative to geography and constitution. Qi Bo, The Yellow Emperors chief physician, explains the origins of the various treatment methods relative to their geography. He also discusses the constitution of people living in various different regions and Climates and the diseases that […]

The Yellow Emperors Classic regarding methods of treatment relative to ...


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“Green dragon rolling in water “- gathering Qi “Green dragon rolling in water “ is an exercise that comes from the 8 Qigong set (八氣功). The purpose of the set is to cultivate and gather Chi. It is also to bring that Qi down into the lower Basin or the […]

“Green dragon rolling in water “- gathering Qi



BP Chan – “ upper hand middle finger to lower hand index finger“ “Upper hand middle finger to lower hand index finger“ was a comment that we often heard while we were trying to copy the movements of Mr. Chan. This critical alignment is something that I have observed very […]

BP Chan – “ upper hand middle finger to lower ...


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When one joint is out of center, all of the joints are out of center. This is another little clip of BP Chan teaching in his unique style at the Tai Chi farm. Mr. Chan points out to Richard Brooks that when his wrist is “out of center “ it […]

When one joint is out of center, all of the ...