|Posted by SHEN YI VALENCIA on February 28, 2012 at 9:05 AM|
Time: Saturday and Sunday, 10th and 11th March, 9:00-12:00 and 14:00-17:00
Place: Ljubljana, Primary school Trnovo, big gym (entry from Kolezijska street).
Program: two day seminar dedicated to practical applications of chen style taijiquan as a martial art. The practice of this martial art aspect is called ’pushing hands’ and it encompasses the technique as well as actual sapring with a partner.
The program will consists of four 3 hours long blocks.
The first block will be dedicated to basic principles such as fangsong (relaxing), shenfa (body use), with a lot of emphasis on cun (sinking), tan (springiness), kai/he (open/close), xu/si (empty/full), and and peng (outward expansion).
Afternnon session will focus on use of dan tian and chan si jin (silk reeling) with solo and partner exercises.
After studying basic concepts we will use them in partner exercises and in the most important moves as lan za yi, liu feng si bi, dan bian, xie xing.
Next day will be dedicated to actual pushhands according to traditional methods with free push hands sparring at the end.
Johan Duquet teaches chen taijiquan, shaolin kungfu and sanshou (sparring) in Valencia in Spain. He started his pilgrimage on the roads of martial arts with aikido and for number of years he has been practicing shaolin kungfu. Last five Summers he has been spending with his teacher master Fu Nengbin, 12th generation master of chen style taijiquan. Besides he has a lot of experience with arts such as gao baqua, xingyi and qigong. At University of Valencia he has been teaching capoeira. He is wholeheartedly dedicated to practicing and teaching martial arts. His English internet site is: http://www.poundthemortar.com/Price: 35€ with advanced registration (with Registration Form bellow) and 40€ on the day of the seminar (for two day seminar).
PS: number of participants will be limited, so register as soon as possible. Bring comfortable clothing and sport shoes with you.