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Grandmaster Chen was the youngest student of the legendary Cheng Man-Ching, living with him for over
two years, participating in special internal energy training and studying advanced push hands techniques.
Besides helping you understand the health and relaxation basics of the Tai Chi form,
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the connection between the Tai Chi movements and achieving great speed and power for self defense.
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Full contents of the Tai Chi Body Mechanics DVD
Videos showing principles of the form, push hands, and boxing
Watch all the videos on Grandmaster Chen's "Body Mechanics" DVD, along with the latest information,
which he continuously adds with each new workshop.
Learn about the internal principles behind the Yang Tai Chi Form
and advanced push hands and relaxation techniques.
He shows how these principles extend to generating high speed punches and producing greater power with less work.
You'll see why "Inside Kung-Fu" magazine considers him to be "one of the finest and most influential traditional internal stylists of his generation".
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Full contents of the Yang-Style Short Form DVD
Videos showing Grandmaster Chen's Yang Tai Chi Short Form
Grandmaster Chen goes through the Yang Style Short Form step-by-step, from multiple perspectives, narrating different aspects.
His form is based closely on the Tai Chi form developed by his teacher, Cheng Man-Ching.
It is slow, gentle, even flowing and relaxing.
He teaches coordinating the movements with deep, relaxed breathing, which promotes circulation, improves oxygen distribution,
and enhance the body's healing systems.
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Connecting Push Hands to Tai Chi Principles
How softness, yielding, and relaxation can overcome force
We see Grandmaster Chen teaching students how to relax and yield to avoid being pushed.
He demonstrates the difference between "energy pushing" and pushes that come from tensing the muscles of the arms and legs.
Many of his students have become national and international push hands champions,
and these videos offer deep insight into the connection between the Tai Chi form and effective push hands.
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Tai Chi Chuan Secrets of Fast, Powerful Punches
Videos showing Grandmaster Chen teaching how to punch
Grandmaster Chen has trained world-champion martial artists, police, military hand-to-hand combat instructors,
and professional boxers.
In these exclusive videos, he offers the most detailed instruction on punching techniques available anywhere.
As he makes clear to his advanced students, there is no special (or magical) Tai Chi punch.
Punches are either effective or they aren't,
and the principles of Tai Chi are directly relevant to delivering the fastest and strongest punches.
In a couple of the clips, he does his famous "banana punch", hitting a punching bag while holding a banana in each hand.
He explains that the fist never needs to be clenched, either while doing the Tai Chi form or while strking.
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Full contents of the Yang-Style Long Form DVD
Videos showing Grandmaster Chen's traditional Tai Chi Long Form
The Yang Long Form is a direct descendant of the soft style Tai Chi form
developed by Yang Chengfu (1883 - 1936), who trained Grandmaster Cheng Man Ching, who in
turn trained Grandmaster William Chen. The Yang-style traces its roots to
Yang Luchan (1799 - 1872), and this was an offshoot of the oldest style, the Chen-style,
founded by Chen Wangting (1580 - 1660). Many believe that the original inventor of Tai Chi
was the legendary Chang San-Feng (Zhang Sanfeng), a monk and martial artist born some time between 960 and 1279.
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Full contents of the Yang-Style Sword Form DVD
Videos showing Grandmaster Chen's Yang Sword Form
The Yang Sword Form is an advanced martial arts exercise for wielding the double-edged straight
Chinese sword. This was the weapon of choice for many famous generals and scholars.
It lends itself naturally to the principles of Tai Chi because the blade is not
designed to meet force with force.
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Martial Arts Application of Tai Chi Chuan
Videos showing the practical connection between Tai Chi and self defense
Grandmaster Chen has trained many champion martial artists.
These videos shows how effective the relaxation and coordination promoted by Tai Chi can be for martial arts.
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William C. C. Chen's Tai Chi Articles
Connecting the internal principles of Tai Chi and practical self-defense
In these articles Grandmaster Chen emphasizes the importance of relaxation and balance in creating speed and power.
He explains why Tai Chi's deep diaphragmatic breathing, synchronized with soft
slow movements, confers significant health benefits.
He shows step-by-step applications of Tai Chi movements, and
examines the special role that the fingers play in the Tai Chi form, in punching, in other sports, and
in everyday activities.
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