Master Tse's Taiji Fist #27

Cultivate the Original Qi, Practise Regularly培養本元,勤學苦練   Chen Xin陳鑫 said in his book, "Cultivate the Original Qi, practise regularly." When you study Chinese Medicine and Qi, you will know that the Original…

Master Tse Taiji Fist #26

Hard & Soft Are All Gone, Everything Comes From Your Heart剛柔俱泯,—片神行   Chen Xin陳鑫 wrote, "Hard and soft are all gone, everything comes from your heart." When we practise our Taijiquan, in the beginning we pay…

Master Tse's Taiji Fist #25

Jumping, Leaping Over, Sometimes Up, Sometimes Down窜奔跳躍,忽上忽下 Chen Xin陳鑫 said in his book, "Jumping, leaping over, sometimes up, sometimes down." This is quite right. The more we practise Taiji, our movements develop and…

Master Tse's Taiji Fist #24

Slow in the Beginning, Fast Later, then Fast Returns to Slow先慢後快,快而復慢.   Chen Xin陳鑫 said, "Slow in the beginning, fast later, then fast returns to slow." This is about how we practise Taijiquan. We should…

Master Tse's Taijifist #23

Turn Softness to be Strength and make Softness and Strength work together運柔成剛,剛柔相濟 On the Centre’s 2016 polo shirt I wrote, “Make soft and hard work together剛柔相濟.” This comes from Taijiquan, but is originally…

Master Tse's Taijifist #22

Loose Chest, Straight Back, Shoulders and Elbows Sunk含胸拔背,沉肩墜肘 In his book, Chen Xin陳鑫 says, “Loose chest, straight back, sink the shoulders and elbows” this is correct for any posture, not just in Taijiquan. However…

Master Tse's Taijifist #21

One Movement After Another Movement, One Position Connects with Another Position上下相隨,內外相合 Chen Xin陳鑫 says in his book, “One Movement after another Movement, one position connects with another position.” This means…

Master Tse's Taijifist #20

Up and Down Movements are Continuous, Internal and External Movements are Related上下相隨,內外相合 Chen Xin陳鑫 continues to describe Taijiquan, “Up and down movements are continuous. Internal and external movements are related.”…

Master Tse's Taijifist #19

Spiralling Movement Help Smooth the Channels纒繞運動,舒暢經絡 Chen Xin陳鑫 said, “Spiralling movements help smooth the channels.” We all know that Taijiquan is good for our health, one reason, particularly in Chen Style Taijiquan,…

Master Tse's Taiji Fist #18

Light Body, Turn Easily, Qi Flows Through the Whole body and Reaches the Feet輕靈圓轉,中氣貫足 Chen Xin陳鑫 also said, “Light body, turn easily, Qi flows through the whole body and reaches the feet.” This phrase is hard to…