Push Hands

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Hannover Push Hands Meeting 2019

Impressions from the Hannover Push Hands Meeting 2019 This was my first but certainly not last time at the annual Push Hands Meeting in Hannover. I came with “an empty cup”, not knowing what to expect. I´ m not a beginner in Tai Chi, that I have studied for 25 […]

Review Push Hands Meeting 2018

After ten years of practicing tai chi in my local school in Finland, I decided to find out what’s out there in the world. I googled for a while for tai chi events in Europe with the special aim at potential pushing hands seminars. That’s when I found it: International […]

Feedback Push Hands Meeting 2017

My Tai Chi Journey to Hannover – Feedback by Yang Yun-Zhong Director of the Institute of Chinese Taiji-Wisdom 16.5.2017, Hongkong From April, 19th to April, 21st 2017 I have been a guest teacher for a three-day workshop at the 17th International Push Hands Meeting in Hannover. Concerning the participation at […]

Push Hands

Push Hands / Pushing Hands / Tui Shou Tui Shou (Chinese: 推手, pinyin tuī shǒu; Wade-Giles: t’ui shou, pronuciation: soundfile), also called Push Hands or Pushing Hands is a two-person training routine, especially in Taijiquan but also in other internal martial arts. Push Hands as a partner exercise provides a possibility to […]

17th International Push Hands Meeting

The 17th International Push Hands Meeting will take place in Hannover (Germany) from April, 19th to April, 23rd 2017. The 17th International Push Hands Meeting is a 5-day exchange meeting independent of styles. The idea of a cordial, professional and international gathering is its main feature. No styles or approaches […]

The Eight Gates of Tai Chi Chuan

In the work of tai chi chuan there are certain key aspects or qualities that should be trained to allow a fuller understanding of how the art works, both as a health exercise and more essentially, as an effective martial art. The starting point for learning tai chi chuan is […]

15th International Push Hands Meeting

15th International Push Hands Meeting 18th – 22nd February 2015, Hannover, Germany February yet again saw me make my way to the Linden district of Hannover to meet old friends and new at the 15th International Push Hands event run by Nils Klug.  As often recently, I travelled with Ronnie […]

Why Push Hands

Discussion group on push hands took place at Tai Chi Caledonia The following discussion group on push hands took place in Scotland at Tai Chi Caledonia in June 2007 and was chaired by the organiser of the event, Ronnie Robinson. Ronnie Robinson (RR): Welcome to this push hands discussion group. […]