Why Real Tai Chi POWER is NOT soft?

Listen to audio version of post below Why is Real Tai Chi Power not soft? With decades of decay, Tai Chi as a martial art, for many reasons is more defunct than popular. People now days picture old Chinese people moving slowly in some park somewhere in China, when you mention this martial art. But …

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Qi Gong a POOR Man’s Steroids

Listen to audio version of post below Qi Gong a POOR Man’s Steroids Ancient lore speaks of an Indian Monk who was shocked by what he saw when he arrived at the Shaolin temple. Feeble monks barely awake to meditate or do anything else. To lethargic to his liking and with their lives dangling on …

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The UGLY Truths and LIES of Tai Chi

Listen to audio version of post below The UGLY Truths and LIES of Tai Chi Every Sunday Morning, a space close to a beach would have a group of people training. A community Tai Chi class would take place, and one of the surprising things you would see is the shaking legs that occur during …

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The SECRET of Cheng Man Ching’s Tai Chi

Listen to audio version of post below The SECRET of Cheng Man Ching’s Tai Chi Cheng Man Ching’s Taiji Quan  is Yang Style Taiji Quan, as he learned taiji quan from Yang Cheng Fu. A brilliant Taiji Quan master in his own right, he refined Yang Cheng Fu long form into a shorter version with …

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The Importance of Balance | Tai Chi

Listen to audio version of post below   The Importance of Balance | Tai Chi It does not take skill to harm someone or hurt them. Or even worse, kill them. It is a means to an end in times of war. And with it, is a great cost, the sweat the energy and even …

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How to NEUTRALISE & SEIZE in Tai Chi

Listen to audio version of post below How to neutralise & seize in Tai Chi I am still a beginner and in no way am I claiming to be an expert. But for those who wonder about how they would see certain martial arts exponents control their training partner as if they were puppet. And …

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Remaining CONNECTED in Tai Chi

Listen to audio version of post below Remaining CONNECTED in Tai Chi The previous Saturday while training with my senior in Tui Shou, I moved in forward placing my right hand in the ward off manner. And I was trying to feel where my training partner’s weak point was. My Shifu watching this, immediately told …

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An INTEGRATED Force | Secrets of Martial Arts

Listen to audio version of post below You encounter a woman whose wrist is grasped tightly by a large man and in that instant after the grasp, the large man is put in uncompromising situation. You and he are both surprised, and the woman has him in some lock. One can achieve this using leverage, …

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Ancient Secret Martial Method to CONTROL Your opponent | Chin Na

Listen to audio version of post below Ancient Secret Martial Method Qinna (pronounced, “chinna”) is found in all traditional Chinese Martial arts. “Chin” is to lock and the na is to hold or seize. The two work simultaneously when executed. The core principles may be the same, but some styles put an emphasis on it …

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Tired of this Tai Chi LIE

Listen to audio version of post below Tired of this Tai Chi LIE A man had made his bones learning a powerful martial method, from a renowned martial artist in Chenjiagou. The man who taught him was called Chén Chángxīng and the combat art he taught did not have a formal name. It went by …

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