The image above is a picture of a lecture conducted by Chen Zhonghua at a recent Taiji Traditions Camp. Master Chen will always include some type of lecture in his workshops.
The question asked was: What does Chen Style Taiji look like? This is a question I have asked myself time and time again. The lecture identifies the four main characteristics of “Gong”:
If I understand this correctly, taiji will look differently depending upon the characteristic/quality that one is training or working on. Example, some styles emphasize yielding whereas other styles may emphasis footwork or issuing.
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