Part 4/4 – Tai Chi as a martial art, Tips for teaching Tai Chi, san shou forms and partner work Tai Chi as a martial art Asked about the difference between Tai Chi and Tai Chi as a martial art, Master Chen states that Tai Chi for self defense is […]
Body mechanics sitting, bending, the changes of the Dantian and some martial aspects of Tai Chi Body mechanics: Sitting and bending in the Tai Chi form In part 3 of the interview, Master Chen answers some questions about the Tai Chi body mechanics. Asked about the way he found out […]
William C C Chen Q&A 1992 Part 2|4: Neigong, the connection of martial arts and meditation and Tai Chi as therapy In Part 2 of the interview, Master Chen answers the following questions: Techniques, secrets and ways to let students pay Asked about the technique of “Zhou Lei Feng” and […]
William C C Chen Q&A 1992 Part 1|4 Happy 90th birthday, Grandmaster Chen! To celebrate the life and teaching of Grandmaster William C C Chen, we are honored to publish a question and answer session given at one of his teacher trainings in Germany in the 1990s. Celebrating the 30th […]
2nd European Cheng Man Ching Forum 31st July – 6th August 2004 in Hannover (Germany) The year 2000 saw the centenary of the birth of the late Professor Cheng Man Ching who was one of the most renowned exponents of taijiquan in the western world. Cheng originally studied with Yang […]
Tai Chi DVD by Nils Klug is sold out Tai Chi DVD by Nils Klug is sold out. You can find the whole dvd (German language) on his YouTube channel. YouTube does an automatic translation if you activate subtitles and chose your prefered language in the settings. Review Tai Chi […]
Were you still in touch with Professor Cheng Man Ching? Did you still meet him and how was your relationship? So when I was in New York I went to see him from time to time. Actually, at that time I was supposed to help him teaching, but then I […]
Laura Stone Interview (part 3) from December 2018 by Connie Witte. This interview was published in the TQT (Dutch Taijiquan magazine) and translated by Laura Stone. Grandmaster Chen has been coming to the Netherlands since 1978? Yes, and in ’87 I came with him to Europe, to Cornelia Gruber in […]
Cheng Man Ching’s direct students – the “second generation” if one sees Cheng Man Ching’s influence as determining a new approach – seem to follow this new tradition while continuing to adapt further to modernity. The Master as student and teacher Taken as an example out of the group of […]
My Autobiography William C. C. Chen My name is William C C Chen’ I am a disciple of Professor Cheng Man-ching (鄭曼青) who was known as a great grand master of Yang’s Style T’ai Chi Ch’uan. His five talents were: painting, calligraphy, poetry, Chinese medicine, and T’ai Chi Ch’uan. He […]
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