Nov. 17, 18, 2018
10:00am - 5:00pm
9:00am - 4:00pm
||Overall View of the Study of Taijiquan: What It Is, Why Do it, and How to Do It.
Principles and Practice in Empty-hand Form Correction, Push Hands Training,
and Application with Master Zhang Yun in Princeton, NJ
Master Zhang is a student of the late GM Wang Peisheng of Beijing. In this seminar, Master Zhang will give the overall
view of Taijiquan practice, explain how to understand Taijiquan training, continue to teach and correct in detail the Wu
Style Taijiquan 37-posture empty-hand form and will explain the application of selected postures. He will continue to
teach 83-posture form and review the sections previously covered. Push hand drills and skills will also be reviewed.
Master Zhang will continue to explain the principles and practices of Taijiquan based on his new book on the
Taijiquan Classics (http://www.lulu.com/shop/yun-zhang/the-taijiquan-classics/hardcover/product-22654230.html). As
described below, the seminars will cover material from Classics' articles dealing with everything from basic Taijiquan
structure, basic Taijiquan push hands, Taijiquan fighting principles, and Taijiquan throwing. Get the book and pre-read,
and then come and experience what you have read.
SATURDAY, November 17, 10:00am – 5:00pm (includes lunch break)
Session 1: Overall View of Taijiquan Practice.
Discussion of principles, foundational abilities, basic skills, training methods with form and push hands practices
and instruction regarding what you should concentrate on each level of your training.
1:00-2:00pm: Lunch Break – on your own
Session 2: From Taijiquan Principles to Push Hands Practice
Instruction in push hands concepts and self-defense skills using Taijiquan methods and body structure. Instruction in
two-person drills for improving your push hands practice and self-defense skills; questions and answers.
SUNDAY, November 18, 9:00am – 4:00pm (includes lunch break)
Session 3: 83-posture Wu Style Form, Review and Continue Teaching from Last Seminar
Explanation of your form and push hands practice and applications; questions and answers.
12:00-1:00pm: Lunch Break – on your own
Session 4: How to Use The Taijiquan Principles for Form and Push Hands Practice
Detailed explanation of some Taijiquan principles and examples for training.
Suzanne Patterson Center (Senior Resource Center)
1 Monument Drive
Princeton, NJ 08540-3036
(206 and Nassau St, next to the former Princeton Borough Municipal Court building)
Click here to view the map.
The seminar location is within walking distance of public transportation from NYC and local eateries.
Both days: $280
Any three sessions: $220
Any two sessions: $160
One session : $90
To inquire further about local lodging arrangements and seminar location, please contact: - Jimmy Lee, leewah@comcast.