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CHEN TAI CHI  HEALTH

Wells - Somerset.  Please click Classes/Tuition available

 

Chen Tai Chi

24 Form  - please click - Inspirational

 

 

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Chen Broadsword 

23 Form

 

Tuition available for individuals and small groups.

 

Learn the traditional  Chen style Tai Chi 23 form Broadsword.(Sabre)

 

This is still sometimes referred to as "the thirteen broadswords" as there are 13 basic sword movements.

 

The motions are Rolling, Closing, Prickng, Blocking, Cutting ,Hacking, Scooping, Cross cutting, Twisting, Shaking, Supporting, Slicing and Tilting. (Chen Zhenglei - "Chen Style Taijiquan, Sword and Broadsword"

 

Combining hardness and softness in harmony with quick and slow balaced Yin & Yang energy.

 

 

As taught by 19th generation Grand Master Chen Xiao Wang.(Grandson of Chen Fake)

 

Inspirational Grand Master Chen Fake, please click  - Chen Fake

 

Chen Xiao Wang demonstration, please click -  Chen Sabre demo

 

Only wooden swords are used and we start by connecting to slow graceful yet powerful Silk Reeling movements. Experience the many health & vitality benefits.

 

 

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LiuYeDao (Swalllow Leaf Sabre)
YanMaoDao (Goose Quill Sabre)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chen Double Broadsword

35 Form

 

 

Chen Xiao Wang demostration

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Chen Zhenglei 35 postures

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chen Spear & Staff  

71 Form  (9 sections)

Incorporates original Chen 24 Form

 

Chen Xiao Wang  - Pear Blossom demonstration

 

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Demostration 2   

 

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Referred to as the "Pear Flower & White Ape Staff", the form combines both weapons.

 

Chen Wangting formulated the routine, making it one of the most ancient Taiji forms based on a 24 movement spear form made famous in the Song dynasty. 

 

The spear is recognised as the "King of Weapons" It helps develop stronger energy flows. It enhances practice of other forms.

A widely qoted expression is "one hundred days  to practice broadsword, one thousand days to practice spear"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chen Straight Sword - Jian 

49 Form

 

Following Chen Zhenglei:   Book - "Sword & Broadsword"

 

49 Postures ~ "The original and oldest one of the Taiji weapons routines" (Chen Zhenglei)

Republican Jian - Tigersden - wooden replica swords

 

 

 

 

Chen Double Straight Sword    39 Form 

 

Following Chen Zhenglei's instructions.

 

"Based on the double sabre routine.

Incoporating techniques from the Hand and Single Jian forms".

 

 

 

 

 

Chen Double Baton  

18 Form

 

Following Chen Zhenglei's instructions

 

"An ancient short weapon 70-90 cm in length. Seldom practiced today.

 

Enhance coordination and arm strength.

 

Techniques are uplift, push, hook, cut, point, block,chop and wave"

 

 

 

Chen Long Pole 

13 Form

 

Following Chen Zhenglei's instructions

 

"Also called Long Spear. 

 

Three meters long - White Ash. (Can be learned initially with a short pole/cane).

 

Main techniques - stick, wrap, coil, block, slam, shock, drag, hook, push, jab, shake,up block and uplift"

 

 

Chen Halberd (Guan Dao)  

30 Form

 

Following Chen Zhenglei's instructions.

 

"Chen's Taichi Spring and Autumn Halberd is also called  - The Green Dragon Crest Moon Halberd.

It was the weapon Chen Wangting was best at, that gave him the nickname - General Guan

Known as - The General of All Weapons"

 

 

 

 

 

Chen Laojia  - First routine - "Old or Big Frame"

Family syle - Original Chen TaiChi hand form. 

74 small forms divided into 13 long form sections.

 

 

Following Chen Zhenglei's instructions.

 

"Emphasizes softnes but an element of hardness, blended into a harmonious whole"

 

 

 

LAOJIA & SWORD classes starting soon please visitCHEN TAI CHI HEALTH -WELLS

 

 

 

Chen 24 Fan Form

Tai Chi Classes

 

ST THOMAS CHURCH HALL

WELLS

Every Thursday 5 - 6 pm

Tai Chi Qi Gong

plus learn the 24 Form

 

£3 per session attended

 

Class running 14th Nov​

 

 

 

 

WELLS CONNECT CENTRE

Portway Wells

Every Tuesday 

12.15 to 1.15 pm

Tai Chi QI Gong

Plus 24 Form

 

£3 per session attended

 

 

 

 

 

WEDMORE VILLAGE HALL

Every Wednesday

12.15 - 1.15 pm

Tai Chi Qi Gong

£5 per session attended

 

 

 

 

 

 

SNOW can disrupt classes. 

 

If the advice is not to travel unless essential, then classes will not run and a notice will appear here asap

 

 

 

 

CHRISTMAS 2019

 

Last class Thursday 19th December

Restart Thursday 2nd January 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All classes - just drop in

No need to book.

Pay when you attend

Start any time

All ages and abilities

Run during school holidays

 

 

Please arrive 10 minutes before the class starts, to settle in.

We always start on time.

 

 

 

 

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Now available

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For individuals, small groups

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John Beasley

01749 672482

john@clickbeasley.com

 

 

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