Here is our teacher’s international training workshop schedule.Â If you are interested to participate in any of them, kindly get in touch with the facilitator whose contact is listed next to the country.
Aerobic means “with oxygen” or “in the presence of oxygen.” It is any training which rhythmically uses large muscle groups. Aerobic training increases the heart, lungs and cardiovascular system’s ability to carry more oxygen quickly and efficiently to the body. As the heart muscle becomes stronger, it will be able to pump a larger amount of blood with each stroke, hence, decreasing the number of strokes needed for oxygen transport. An individual who is aerobically fit can train longer and recover faster.
Do you want to participate in a special 1-week, intensive training program with Grandmaster Zhu Tian Cai?
Do you want to experience training the old-fashioned way?
Do you want to get up close and personal with Grandmaster Zhu Tian Cai?Â In fact, you’ll be staying with himÂ for the duration of your training and will be having your meals with him!
Yes?Â Then read on …
Baji wu lian zi
Sega Virtual Fighter Charactor Akira Yuki is based on Grandmaster Wu. The character that knows Bajiquan.
Yes, if you have the self-discipline to set yourself a regular regimen of training at least 3 times per week, of 1 hourly sessions. and adhere to it! NO, if you’re lazy. Here’s a guide below: Read more
The routine name in both English, Han Yu Pin Yin and Chinese
Which is better? Which one has a higher level of push hand skill?
Taijiquan is about re-discovering your own body dynamics. The emphasis is on finding your own strength and balance, from a series of systematic movements and rhythmic breathing; designed to help you do just that. Furthermore, Taijiquan is not purely just a fitness regime, it is, above all, a mind-intensive workout. The mind-body focus is required so you can evaluate your postures continuously as you work through the movements.
All traditional Taijiquan styles should focus on getting you to breathe naturally (if they are the genuine sort!) as you follow through the movements. As you relax into the routine, your breathing should fall into its own natural rythm which would facilitate the flow of oxygen supply to your muscles and organs, thus increasing your energy levels. Also, as you progress into your routine, your movements should become easier to execute with each successive practice, and this should improve your ability to relax as you work through the motions. This in turn would help maintain your blood pressure within the healthy range. When you become more dexterous, you could actually practise for sustained periods of 1-2 hours without breaking in between, and without panting!
Attention to Posture
The routines are directed at improving your posture and balance. When achieving balance becomes second instinct to you, it helps to prevent you from injury. Due to the strict requirements for proper postulation, Taijiquan helps to develop your instinctive postural alignment so that you become more aware of your muscular, and flexibility limits. Hence, when practising, always ensure that you seek to maintain a continuous body line, with your head straight – relative to your body, that is.
As you practice the routines, you develop flexibility in the joints. You are trained to analyze how your body moves such that you could exert force without straining yourself. Taijiquan has been found to be beneficial to those suffering from arthritis. To go into a bit of specifics here – the wide, sweeping movements and upper-lower body coordination of Chenjiagou Taijiquan helps improve circulation to your extremities. This reduces the possibility of leg cramps and prevents varicose veins since you need to shift your center of gravity during the routines.
Taijiquan is not merely an exercise that will tone your muscles, increase your flexibility, and improve your balance; it is also meant to energize and calm you. It is a great way to loosen up the tension built up during a hectic day.
It is the experience of practicing and repeating the form every day that yields benefits. The inward journey it demands translates into stress reduction, muscular strength, and peace of mind.
Members can now announce taijiquan events in the event section. Just log in and add your events….. anything from Annual Competition, New Classes, Seminars, workshops….
|29-Jul-09||25-Aug-09||China, Henan Jiao Zuo and Chen Village|
|End Sept||Taipei, ROC|
|End Oct||Perth Australia|
|01-Nov-09||Melbourne, Brisbane, Australia|