Feudal Taijiquan/ Bajiquan Reunited

Contemporary Chen Taijiquan instruction often contradicts the feudal treatise of origin- ancient Taijiquan is taught alongside feudal Sanda techniques, inherent in Bajiquan (differing greatly from modern Sanda sport today often crossed trained with Chen Village styles).

Chen Fake/ Liu Yun Qiao – 1920s Kungfu Exchange

Liu Yun Qiao and Chen Fake exchanged martial concepts in Beijing during the late 1920s.  Both masters at the time- Chen Fake (Beijing Chen Taijiquan) and Liu Yun Qiao (Bajiquan) agreed there was a great similarity sinop merkez kadın escort between the systems. Both fighting arts utilize segmentation of elbows, short-range power, the similar tempo of footwork etc. In the Ming Dynasty, Bajiquan and Chen Taijiquan were one system- gradually separated through modernization, with the fall of Qing Dynasty. The fusion and historical artifact are preserved in Beijing Gongfu Jia of Chen Yu (Chen Zhaokui’s son).

Taijiquan Biomechanics – Ancient Framework

Feudal Taijiquan enhances biomechanics in profound ways.  Authentic Tai Chi which descends from feudal dynasties withstands the test of time- the mechanics become refined and sophisticated, honed mersin akdeniz escort bayanları with each generation. Many elite “internal” characteristics of Taijiquan are preserved in the martial lineages, in contrast to modern promotions after the 1928 fitness reforms. The distinct muscle control and nuanced body mechanics were a result of feudal martial occupations which required precision and practicality.

Tai Chi Theoretical Training – Pushing Hands Is A Modern Sport

ACT- Push Hands Modern

According to a recent interview with Senior Beijing Wrestling and Sanda Team coaches, pushing hands is a modern sport and creation.It has minimal to do with the mersin akdeniz eskort bayanları yin and yang theory in a historical sense.  In the late 1970s, confrontational push hand sports were developed, and by 1980s- standardized.   Pushing is the most popular technique in the modern Chen sport. Using one or both hands to push the other side out of the venue. In regards to factual Chen Taijiquan training in feudal times-  this style of push hands is a new concept.

Chen Taijiquan Lao Jia 74 Routine – The Crab Walk

Xie Xing

The “Lao Jia 74 Routine” is considered the most ancient form in the Chen Taijiquan system- revered for its empty-hand pugilism and push hands sports prowess, in modern Tai Chi culture.  Many practitioners today remain skeptical that Chen Lao Jia Yi Lu is the “Sword and Shield” tactics of Ming dynasty treatise, as Taijiquan authorities do not acknowledge this as the factual context of the now perceived unarmed formwork.  In the world of FEUDAL ACADEMIA, the fact is removed from fiction- historical accuracy and proper documentation is akdeniz eskort kızlar not a guessing game…   The Lao Jia 74 is characterized by the “Horizontal Crab Walk”, the form practice generally ebbs and flows Sideways instead of linear.  The sidestepping pattern is the foundation for armored knights in Sword and Shield melee.  Linear strikes are well protected by the opponent’s shield, neutralizing the Chen Tai Chi man’s sword thrust.  Therefore Lao Jia adapted “horizontal crab walking” with the Sword/Shield strategy, extremely crucial in the medieval era.  [Note: there is a misconception XIN JIA YI LU 83 Routine is new, and Lao Jia 74 is old.  The Chen Fake/ Zhaokui routine integrates the “unarmed boxing and spear” techniques of Ming dynasty treatise with the Lao Jia shield routine- greatly enhancing practicality for unarmed fighting and modern self-defense.]