2016年6月16日 星期四

Hands Last in Tai Chi Chuan Written by Wu RH, Compiled and Translated by Tang YY

Professor Cheng Man Ching - Image copyright of Ken Van Sickle.
Cheng Man-Ching left us TCC practitioners with a treasure trove of insight into the TCC Classics. For example, he advocated “beautiful lady's hand,”“no arms in TCC (NAIT)”, and “investment in loss,” all of which are as important and beneficial as they are profound, counterintuitive, and often perplexing.

Let me tackle NAIT here.

2016年4月30日 星期六

Three Competencies Help Softness Beat Hardness, Part I Written by Wu RH, translated by Tang YY


The eight hand methods (ward off, rollback, press, push, pluck, split, elbow, and shoulder) and the five sticking methods (which boil down to always engaging but never resisting) are the first two of three core competencies that all pushing hands practitioners should strive to master.

2016年4月4日 星期一

2015年12月29日 星期二

In Tai Chi Chuan,fajing “in an instant”

Fajing (discharge of energy) is a way to show the TCC principle of “taming hardness with softness”. To reach this state of achievement and expertise has long been the holy grail of TCC practitioners everywhere over the generations.

2015年12月4日 星期五

Roadblocks to taming hardness with softness in TCC pushing hands and the power of an inch


I. First roadblock: your rigid body

While practicing TCC form and pushing hands, one must first strive to relax the body and mind the nebulous concept of energy circulation.

2015年11月22日 星期日

You are cordially invited to a Free Tai Chi Chuan pushing hands get-together


You are cordially invited to a
Free Tai Chi Chuan pushing hands get-together

Admission to the pushing hands gathering is free.
Date: December 27, 2015, Sunday
Time: 8:00 – 10:00 a.m. at

2015年11月16日 星期一

2015 Tai Chi Chuan Pushing Hands Get-Together


Chinese Tai Chi Institute sponsored a TCC PH get-together on November 7, 2015, at Zhanghe Junior High School in Zhonghe, New Taipei City, Taiwan. A couple of TCC coaches from Washington, DC and more than two hundred TCC enthusiasts from all over Taiwan packed the gymnasium.