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Master Tse’s Tàijí Fist 115

Shùn and Nì Chán Sī Jìn 順與逆纏絲勁 – Part 6 The fifth Shùn and Nì Chán Sī Jìn 順與逆纏絲勁 exercise is sideways. First make the wide, middle horse stance position as in the other exercises and keep the back straight. Place the hands at the Dantian with the palms facing down. Turn the upper body […]

Master Tse’s Tàijí Fist 114

Shùn and Nì Chán Sī Jìn 順與逆纏絲勁 – Part 5 The third exercise in the Shùn and Nì Chán Sī Jìn 順與逆纏絲勁 is a Shùn Chán Sī Jìn順纏絲勁. Again make a wide, medium horse stance and rest the hands rest at Dantian with both palms facing dowm. Begin to turn, from the waist, to the […]

Master Tse’s Tàijí Fist 113

Shùn and Nì Chán Sī Jìn 順與逆纏絲勁 Part 4 We can also practise Nì Chán Sī Jìn 逆纏絲勁 individually. Stand in the same wide middle, horse stance as before with both palms in front of the Dāntián丹田 and facing down. Push both palms outwards so they circle up either side of the body, up to […]

Master Tse’s Tàijí Fist 112

Shùn and Nì Chán Sī Jìn 順與逆纏絲勁 Part 3 When we want to develop the Shùn and Nì Nì Chán Sī Jìn 順與逆纏絲勁 we can practise our forms, like Laojia and Xinjia, but we can also practise individually. To begin with, for the first exercise, we need to make a good position. Stand in a […]

Master Tse’s Taiji Fist 111

Shùn and Nì Chán Sī Jìng 順與逆纏絲勁 Part 2 Chán Sī Jìng 纏絲勁 has Shùn Chán Sī Jìng 順纏絲勁– outward circle and Nì Chán Sī Jìng 逆纏絲勁– inward circle. If we have good Nèi Gōng 內功 (Internal Power) then our Chán Sī Jìng will be even more powerful. Nèi Gōng comes from our practice of […]

Master Tse’s Taiji Fist 110

Shùn and Nì Chán Sī Jìng 順與逆纏絲勁 Part 1 When we practise Chén Style Tàijíquán we have two kinds of Chán Sī Jìng 纏絲勁. “Chán 纏” means “Spiral” or “Reeling”, “Sī 絲” means “Silk” and “Jing 勁” means “Power”, so all together “Silk Reeling Energy Power”. It is like a screw that spirals into wood. […]

Master Tse’s Taiji Fist 109

Chen Wang Ting 陳王廷 part 46 Xiong Rou Hu 熊若虎 laughed and said, “I am sorry he has left to return your buffalo. He is our close brother and also has good Kung Fu skill. He is the one who arranged all the tests you faced. You have actually met him he was the gentlemen […]

Master Tse’s Taiji Fist 108

Chen Wang Ting 陳王廷 part 45 Xiong Rou Hu 熊若虎 continued to say, “I learnt a lot of Kung Fu from a Buddhist monk. I watched the Qing army 清兵 invade our country and kill so many of our Han people. So I gathered many people together to fight them. However the Qing army was […]

Master Tse’s Taiji Fist 107

Chen Wang Ting 陳王廷 part 44 The old man got up quickly and jumped up to kick Chen Wang Ting 陳王廷. Chen Wang Ting knew the old man’s kick was very strong and stepped back to avoid it. Having missed the old man wanted to try another kick, but Chen Wang Ting stepped closer and […]

Master Tse’s Taiji Fist 106

Chen Wang Ting 陳王廷 part 43 The punch was so fast! But Chen Wang Ting 陳王廷 was a high level Kung Fu master and had been expecting the attack. He stepped back to avoid it, but a second punch was already travelling quickly towards him, he moved back slightly and so had just avoided two […]