push hands


The line from the Taijiquan Lun by Wang Zhongyue ” if you miss buy a hairsbreadth , you missed by 1000 miles” can only be understood when one starts to understand what is meant by being in Center. When the body is in Center, then the tissue is neutral and […]

“If you miss by a hairsbreadth , you miss by ...


Traditional Push Hands Methods are intended to develop certain skills. The following footage shows me giving a couple of examples to Aaron. Sometimes a disadvantage can be turned into an advantage. The first example shows me capturing Aaron’s palm as he endeavors to put force on my elbow. This can […]

” Who has who here?” – BP Chan- small changes ...


The following footage has a short discussion regarding the value of structure in Tai Chi Chuan. This discussion is being presented because some practitioners endeavor to cheapin the value of my knowledge to push forth their own agendas. My agenda ,to be clear , is to preserve my teacher’s various […]

The Taijiquan Arms Race and the value of structure.



Walking Jin – you already know how to make Jin Our body naturally produces Jin when we walk. This is why the internal arts of Taijiquan, Xingyiquan and Baguazhang practice walking in their training. We learn to transfer the power of our walking step into our hand actions. When we […]

Walking Jin – you already know how to make Jin







Cheng Man Ching’s Concept of “swimming in air” This is a short discussion on the value of Song in Taijiquan. Cheng Man Ching spoke about the concept of swimming in air. The atmosphere exerts a pressure of 14.7 pounds per square inch on the surface of the human body. The […]

Cheng Man Ching’s Concept of “swimming in air”




Rise up, drill, fall and overturn used defensively in the body The following footage shows me giving several examples of how to use rise up, drill, fall, and overturn at the point of contact between my opponent and myself. When a person touches another persons body with the intent of […]

Rise up, drill, fall and overturn used defensively in the ...


Exploring center – More examples of Posture testing The following footage shows me giving further examples of posture testing. These examples or for the shoulders and the upper spine. When you are aware of postural defect within yourself you will soon see it in others. The ramifications of all of […]

Exploring center – More examples of Posture testing