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Tuī Shǒu 推手 Training - Part 9 So when should we use punching and kicking? In the Chén Shì Tàijíquán 陈式太极拳 - Chén Style Tàijíquán form there is a lot of punching and some kicks in it. Most of the time, in the…

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Tuī Shǒu 推手 Training - Part 8 Once we have become familiar with Huó Bù Shuāng Tuī Shǒu 活步雙推手 - Double Hand Stepping Pushing Hands, we can begin to use almost all the skills of Tàijíquán 太极拳. Now when we…

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Tuī Shǒu 推手Training Part 7 If we do not want to go against our partner’s pull, we can step forwards with our back leg and step to our partner’s back, circling so that we turn to face them. This is much easier and used less…

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Tuī Shǒu 推手Training Part 6 Huó Bù Shuāng Tuī Shǒu 活步雙推手 - Double Hand Stepping Pushing Hands. Starting Position When we begin to do Huó Bù Shuāng Tuī Shǒu 活步雙推手 - Double Hand Stepping Pushing Hands…

Grandmaster Tse’s Tàijí Fist 207

Tuī Shǒu 推手Training Part 5 Huó Bù Shuāng Tuī Shǒu 活步雙推手 - Double Hand Stepping Pushing Hands After Dìng Bù Shuāng Tuī Shǒu 定步雙推手 - Double Hand Stationary Pushing Hands, we need to start practising Huó…

Grandmaster Tse’s Tàijí Fist 206

Tuī Shǒu 推手Training Part 4 Once we are in the correct position for Dìng Bù Shuāng Tuī Shǒu 定步雙推手 - Double Hand Stationary Pushing Hands, we need to perform four movements, and in each movement one partner attacks…
Master Tse with his Sifu Chen Xiao Wang.

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Tuī Shǒu 推手Training Part 3 Master Tse with his Sifu Chen Xiao Wang. Once we become familiar with Dìng Bù Dān Tuī Shǒu 定步單推手 - Single Hand Stationary Pushing Hands, then we should move on to Dìng Bù Shuāng Tuī…

Grandmaster Tse’s Tàijí Fist 204

Tuī Shǒu 推手Training Part 2 In Dìng Bù Dān Tuī Shǒu 定步單推手 - Single Hand Stationary Pushing Hands, when we have finished with our right hand and right foot forwards turning, backwards and opening, which was then practise…

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Tuī Shǒu 推手 Training Part 1 Dìng Bù Dān Tuī Shǒu 定步單推手 - Single Hand Stationary Pushing Hand When we start Tuī Shǒu 推手 Training, we begin with one hand stationary. Everything we do should start simply and easily…
Master Tse doing Tui Shou with his Sifu, Grandmaster Chen Xiao Wang

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Tuī Shǒu 推手 with Bā Jìn 八勁 Grandmaster Tse doing Tui Shou with his Sifu, Great Grandmaster Chen Xiao Wang In the past, Tuī Shǒu 推手 was also called Gě Shǒu 擖手. Gě 擖 means rubbing with force or scraping. So two…