Zhan Zhuang Emergence in the 80s

Front row L-R: Chen Lizhou, Chen Zhijing, Chen Qinghuan, Chen Bihua

They [Chen Xiaojia Masters in above pic] also agreed that stance holding (zhan zhuang) is a relatively recent introduction into the Chen taiji curriculum, saying that neither large frame nor small frame practitioners practiced zhan zhuang prior to the 1980s, and that it was introduced by Feng Zhiqiang on his visits back to Chen village in the early 80s. — via 6th stop: A visit to Chenjiagou | Masters of IMA

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One Response to Zhan Zhuang Emergence in the 80s

  1. Rick says:

    You might like reading this too… I’m not big on history… I do enjoy stance as you know.

    Grandmaster, the founder, Wang Xiangzhai Article

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