Chen Taijiquan Seminars
8-14 April 2019
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Catch this rare opportunity to train with Shifu Chen Ziqiang on his only visit to the UK in 2019, where he will conduct a series of exciting seminars with Shifu Liu Quanjun in: Chen Silk Reeling (Chen Foundation training), Dajia Yi Lu (Chen village beginners form), Taiji Ball, Double Swords and Tui Shou, Push Hands training.
The son of Grandmaster Chen Xiaoxing, Master Chen Ziqiang is a 20th generation direct descendant of the Chen Family Taijiquan, the Chief Coach of the prestigious Chenjiagou Taijiquan School, a renowned teacher and tai ji champion in China and worldwide.
All taijiquan practitioners are very welcome to attend!
Itinerary for Chen Ziqiang’s London Seminars
8 April: Foundation Silk Reeling 18:30 – 21:30 All levels
9 April: Dajia Yi Lu Form 18:30 – 21:30 All levels
Please arrive 15 minutes before the start time to enroll.
If you would like to attend the seminars, please download the pdf Chen Ziqiang 2019 Booking and Release Form link, fill in all your details and return to Tai Ji Circle as requested, or bring the Release Form with you to the seminars. Please email if you wish to attend to check that there are places still available. Thank you.
Chen Ziqiang 2019 Booking and Release Form pdf document. Please retain pages 1-2 for your information, and return pages 3-4 to Tai Ji Circle.
If you have any queries please get in touch by email.
Foundation Silk Reeling and Standing Practice
Silk Reeling exercises (Chansi Gong) the essential foundation practice to improve posture and movement in longer routines They are aimed at regulating the whole body into a relaxed, comfortable and natural state, through rhythmical relaxation of all the parts of the body.
Dajia First Routine is a simplified routine based on a combination of several traditional Chen routines. The form is mostly practiced to cultivate and replenish qi, so as to improve physical constitution and to promote health. This routine uses mind to direct qi and qi to shape the form, resulting in form and breathing in harmony. It is easy to learn, and suitable for all ages to practice. This is also known as Chen-style Taiji Health Routine.
Aim to keep the ball moving all the time, the way the ball moves reflects your body movement. Use silk reeling/Chansi Gong techniques when practicing the routine. When accustomed to the routine you can use a weighted ball with weight up to one kilo.
Please bring your own taiji ball (can be small football or basket ball).