Chen style tai chi chuan

Chen style tai chi chuan is the oldest and parent form of the five traditional family styles. Chen-style is characterized by Silk reeling (chán sī jìn; 纏絲勁), alternating fast/slow motion and bursts of power (fa jin; 發勁). Contemporary t’ai chi ch’uan is typically practised for a number of widely varying reasons: health, external/internal martial art […]