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Master Tse’s Tàijí Fist 130

Five Bows 五弓 – Part 2 Last time we discovered that the body has Five Bows —身備五弓. Two arms, two legs and one body and that all these parts can Fa Jìn 發勁 – Release Power! To begin with, both arms are relaxed. We can then suddenly straighten them and use them to deliver a […]

Master Tse’s Tàijí Fist 129

Five Bows 五弓 – Part 1 In Tàijíquán 太極拳, we say “A body has five bows —身備五弓. This means that the body has five parts which are like bows and can shoot arrows. Shooting arrows means that it can hurt someone, and this is Fa Jìn 發勁 – Releasing Power. Tàijíquán specialises in this and […]

Master Tse’s Tàijí Fist 128

Shùn and Nì Chán Sī Jìn 順與逆纏絲勁 – Part 19 前後 Front and Back – 順逆 One Shùn, One Nì , 前後 Front and Back – 逆順 One Nì One Shùn Stand in a medium horse stance, with the feet two shoulder widths apart, back straight and the palms facing down in front of the Dāntián […]

Master Tse’s Tàijí Fist 127

Shùn and Nì Chán Sī Jìn 順與逆纏絲勁 – Part 18 前後 Front and Back  – 順—前—後 Shùn One After Another 前後 Front and Back  逆—前—後 Nì One After Another Stand in a medium horse stance, with the feet two shoulder widths apart, back straight and the palms facing down in front of the Dāntián 丹田. […]

Master Tse’s Tàijí Fist 126

Shùn and Nì Chán Sī Jìn 順與逆纏絲勁 – Part 17 Turn Waist 轉腰 – Nì and Shùn Chán Sī Jìn Opening and Closing 逆順開合 Stand in a medium horse stance, with the feet two shoulder widths apart, back straight, hands resting in front of the Dāntián 丹田. Turn the body to the right, the right […]

Master Tse’s Tàijí Fist 125

Shùn and Nì Chán Sī Jìn 順與逆纏絲勁 – Part 16 Turn Waist 轉腰Shùn and Nì Chán Sī Jìn Opening and Closing順逆開合 Stand in a medium horse stance, with the feet two shoulder widths apart, back straight, hands resting in front of the Dāntián 丹田. Turn the body to the right, the right hand makes a […]

Master Tse’s Tàijí Fist 124

Shùn and Nì Chán Sī Jìn 順與逆纏絲勁 – Part 15 Both Sides – Nì and Shùn Chán Sī Jìn Opening and Closing 二側逆順纏絲勁開合 Stand in a medium horse stance, with the feet two shoulder widths apart, back straight, hands resting in front of the Dāntián 丹田. Start to lift the left hand up in a […]

Master Tse’s Tàijí Fist 123

Shùn and Nì Chán Sī Jìn 順與逆纏絲勁 – Part 14 Both Sides – Shùn and Nì Chán Sī Jìn Opening and Closing二側順逆纏絲開合 Stand in a medium horse stance, with the feet two shoulder widths apart, back straight, hands resting in front of the Dāntián 丹田. Lift the right hand up to face height in a […]

Master Tse’s Tàijí Fist 122

Shùn and Nì Chán Sī Jìn 順與逆纏絲勁 – Part 13 Turn Waist轉腰 – One Nì, One Shùn 逆順 Stand in a medium horse stance, with the feet two shoulder widths apart, back straight, hands resting in front of the Dāntián 丹田 and the palms facing down. As in the last movement we turn waist and […]

Master Tse’s Tàijí Fist 121

Shùn and Nì Chán Sī Jìn 順與逆纏絲勁 – Part 12 Turn Waist轉腰 – One Shùn, One Nì 順逆 Stand in a medium horse stance, with the feet two shoulder widths apart, back straight, hands resting in front of the Dāntian 丹田 and the palms facing down. Start to turn to the right, but do not […]