Chen-style Zun Gu Tai Chi Chuan
Performed and explained by Chen Qingzhou
About the performer: 19th generation successors of Chen-style Taijiquan
Chief Coach of Taiji of Chenqingzhou Kung Fu Association of America
the entire set (all 15 DVDs) for the special price of Item Code: CTC038
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Item Code: CTC038
Item Code: CTC026
Duration: 93 minutes
The Chen-style Taijiquan Old Frame (also called Big Frame) was created by Chen Changxing, the 14th successor of the Chen family.?As its style has fully maintained the kung fu characteristics of the ancient Chen-style Taiji Quan, it is also called Kung Fu Frame.?
Routine I of Old Frame mainly emphasizes softness, but also contains an element of hardness within.?Its characteristics are: large movements, agile and steady footwork, naturally erect posture, internal energy governing the body, with the chan-si-jin (spiraling strength) as the core, the waist as the central axis of movement, and each separate body is set in motion.?When movement ceases, the entire body is still.?All the movements in the routine are performed continuously like floating clouds and flowing water.?When applying force, one does so with a relaxed, active, and elastic type of strength, and with an unbroken continuity of energy.
Item Code: CTC027
Duration: 48 minutes
Routine II of Old Frame, also called Cannon Hammer, has special characteristics compared to Routine I.?The second routine is accurately as closely arranged, with complicated movements and considerable difficulty.?The speed as well as the degrees of force that the ending parts of the movements show is different.?The movements of Taiji take pull down, bend backward, elbow-stroke, and body-stroke as the main themes and four-direction-hand method as the subsidiary one.
Item Code: CTC028
Duration: 46 minutes
The exercise of Xinggong Taiji Ball is to help raise the strength of Taijiquan, which is both good for health or the skill of combat.?When exercising the Taiji ball, itís primarily for filling Dantian with internal energy.?Studying, storing, and applying, making the ball turn around by Dantian.?A foot under the navel, it is called from inside to outside.?After studying hardly, there takes shape a Taiji ball in the belly, and this is called from outside to inside.?The coordination between inside and outside can be shown as ďDantian twines itself.?#060;/p>
Item Code: CTC029
Duration: 52 minutes
Taiji Xinggong Stick is a weapon for exercising the catch and neutralizing the catch in Taiji Kung Fu.?Its shape is like out wrist, made by various kinds of fruit tree.?Along with the growth of Taiji Kung Fu, we unite the method of hand of demonstration and the pushing hand, using the technique in the Sanshou when we fight with others.?Every movement should be demonstrated with the inside revolving of Dantian, giving up yourself to follow others, and adjusting to changing circumstances.
Item Code: CTC030
Duration: 48 minutes
Chen-style Taiji Single Broadsword is one of the short weapons in Taiji weapon routines.?This posture is short and vigorous.?Its method of use is very lifelike, showing the special characteristic of Chen-style Taiji: combining hardness and softness, equally stressing quickness and slowness, dodging, transferring, jumping, sticking to each other without being separated, twining to neutralize the force.
Taiji Pole is short and vigorous.?Its use is very lifelike with incredible force.?Practice this pole always.?You can enhance your strength and the explosion of force in crotch, wrist, and arm.?It is also a way to improve endurance.
Item Code: CTC031
Duration: 45 minutes
Taiji Double Broadswords is one of the double weapons in Chen-style Taiji.? The distribution of Taiji Double Broadswords is very reasonable.?Its structure is compact, its method of broadsword is clear, and its use is lifelike.? Its techniques are chopping, hacking, uppercut, parrying, thrusting, cutting, blocking, pushing, slicing, sweeping, and swinging it in a figure-8.?It coordinates the elegant and composed torso form and the agile and steady footwork, fully showing the characteristics of Chen-style Taiji: combining softness and hardness, equal stress on quickness and slowness, relaxing and twining.
Item Code: CTC032
Duration: 49 minutes
Chen-style Taiji Single Sword is one of the short weapons in Taiji weapon routines.?The distribution of Taiji Single Swords is very reasonable.?Its structure is a stick and its method of sword is clear.?It coordinates the elegant and composed Chen-style Taiji and the method of torso agile and steady, soft or firm, latent or current, with sticking and soaking.?The change of dodging, expanding, moving, galloping really shows the characteristic of Taiji Single Sword that operates sword with body continuously and roundly, twining and turning, combining hardness and softness, equally stressing quickness and slowness.?When practicing it for a long time, we can not only get a positive effect on health, but also feel carefree and happy, with an enjoyment of the beautiful art.
Item Code: CTC033
Duration: 53 minutes
Taiji Double Swords is one of the double weapons in Chen-style Taiji.?It was created by Chen Zhaopi.?The distribution of Taiji Double Swords is very reasonable.?Its structure is rational, and its method of sword is clear.?When moving, the movement is easy and smooth, elegant and unfolded.?The two swords are like the cloud floating and the water flowing, the dragon going out to sea.?When walking, itís just like a butterfly flying.? When squatting on heels, itís just like a dragon winding or a tiger lying.?When turning and pushing the sword, itís just like a python turning over of a black bear turning its back.?It shows the characteristic of Taijiquan: the force in movement is well balanced between softness and hardness, fast and slow, relaxed and springing.
Item Code: CTC034
Duration: 91 minutes
Pear-flower-spear Plus White-ape-cudgel collects the characteristics of spear and cudgel in the use of real combat.?It has both the effect of spear and cudgel.?This posture of spear is compact.?Its style is special, with the coordination of the methods of torso.? Its shows each feature of spear and cudgel and the specialist of the combination of spear and cudgel, giving expression to the magical change of Pear-flower-spear Plus White-ape-cudgel when exercising and practicing it.
Item Code: CTC035
Duration: 45 minutes
Five-tiger killing sheep cudgel is a kind of long weapon routine within Chen-style Taiji weapon routines.?It has been combined with the special characteristics of both spear and cudgel.? With its movement combined with the twining, twisting, and touching methods of Chen-style Taijiquan, it has a unique style.?This routine is accurately and closely arranged and fully displays the special characteristics of the spear-cudgel.?It truly shows that the combination of Five-tiger Killing Sheep Cudgel and Taijiquan is wonderful, changeable, and powerful.
Item Code: CTC036
Duration: 50 minutes
Spring and Autumn Falchion of the Chen Family is also called Black Dagon and the Moon Falchion.?It belongs to one kind of weapon in Chen-style Taiji.?This set of weapons has logical and reasonable structure and the forms echo each other.?The forms are agile and flexible in practice.?It is very clear in the techniques of hack, cut, uppercut, hang, chop, slice, raise, and stab.?It has the feature of ďthe falchion is as fierce as the tiger.?#060;span style="mso-spacerun: yes">?Every posture and form is characterized as being powerful and forceful.
Item Code: CTC037
Duration: 45 minutes
The appreciation of the routine of ancient-respected Chen-style Taijiquan collects the old routine of Chen-style Taijiquan, showing it more completely, extensively, and authentically.?It is demonstrated by Chen Qingzhou, the international master and the 19th successor of Chen-style Taijiquan.?It is for more amateurs of Taijiquan so they can see the original face of ancient-respected Chen-style Taijiquan and also the elegant demeanor of the great master.
Specifications: NTSC, All Zones
Language: Mandarin Chinese
2 subtitles (Simplified Chinese/ English)