Tai Chi Martial Art Applications : Tai Chi: Attack From Behind

In this segment I’m going to be showing an application of an attack from behind. Using preparation movement and ward off. It doesn’t matter ward off left or ward off right, it is really up to you. The idea is preparation, then step out and ward off. And as you notice, it is sometimes a little different what […]

Tai Chi Martial Art Applications : Tai Chi: Withdraw & Push

In this segment I’ll be showing an application for withdraw and push against a very aggressive frontal attack, somebody kind of towering over you so in the Tai Chi form, withdraw and push comes in this way. So Ray’s going to attack, as I withdraw, push, right, send him out. So the idea here is this, as he’s […]

Martial Art Applications for Tai Chi : Chen Style Tai Chi: Part 1

So first we’re going to go to the beginning of the Tai Chi form, Chen style Tai Chi, 18-movement form. And I’ll quickly demonstrate a movement and I’ll have an assistant come, and we’ll give some ideas as to how these movements can be applied. Again, these are just suggestions, they are not necessarily the only – certainly […]

Martial Art Applications for Tai Chi : Tai Chi: 6 Sealing & 4 Closing

Ok moving from lazily tyeing with coat into six sealing and four closing. So six sealing and four closing is a example initially of what’s called Lu energy which is a roll back or drawing an opponent back it’s supposed to have the feeling when it’s applied properly of a person, to the opponent, them say being in […]

Martial Art Applications for Tai Chi : Tai Chi: Buddha’s Warrior Attendant Pounds Mortar

Ok, still within Tai Chi beginning, we’re going to move in to the Buddha’s Attendant Pounds Mortar. I’m just going to move into Buddha’s Attendant Pounds Mortar and I’ll show you some of the applications for that. So from here, right foot comes up, right hand comes up, right hand and right leg come up, and stomping. If […]

Tai Chi Martial Art Applications : Tai Chi: Headlock Defense

In this segment I’m going to be showing an application against the headlock defense using the movement fair lady works the shuttles. So when fair lady works the shuttles we’re holding the ball, we step out, one arm comes up, other hand strikes. So if Ray comes up and gives me a headlock, holds me down, as I […]