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by Alberto
Tue May 20, 2008 1:39 am
Forum: Chinese Swordsmanship
Topic: The Traditional Chinese Sword League Tournament
Replies: 15
Views: 10436

Congratulations to winners!

It is a tough job to make such event good one! My best regards to comrades from US and Estonia!

It would be interesting to see the clips of the event and pictures on youtube?
How many people were in pools?
by Alberto
Tue Apr 01, 2008 8:57 am
Forum: Estonian Branch
Topic: Taivan veebr-märts 2008
Replies: 17
Views: 18793

I see you have interesting discussion :)
by Alberto
Tue Apr 01, 2008 8:54 am
Forum: Mi Chuan Discussion
Topic: small video from Taipei.
Replies: 2
Views: 5891

right

it is very strange to see that place so empty... new place, behind Grand Hotel is more lively but lack that spirit
by Alberto
Sun Mar 30, 2008 2:29 pm
Forum: Mi Chuan Discussion
Topic: small video from Taipei.
Replies: 2
Views: 5891

small video from Taipei.

Hi folks! Mightbe this wee video has some interest to YMT practicioners:



other video from my taipei practice on my youtube site. enjoy objectively!

upd: at request of Claudy Jeanmougin, I removed the video. I dont want to offend anybody's feeling.
by Alberto
Wed Mar 26, 2008 3:53 am
Forum: General Taiji Quan Discussion
Topic: Taiji as Spiritual Practice
Replies: 9
Views: 7027

freedom

that is the way (one of) to total freedom. do what you like, stay untensed. i hope it is spiritual enough for you.
by Alberto
Sat Mar 08, 2008 10:23 am
Forum: General Taiji Quan Discussion
Topic: Basic Tuishou Exercises
Replies: 0
Views: 2820

Basic Tuishou Exercises

Hi GR folks!
We are here in Taipei working on sequence of Basic Tuishou Exc and put them on youtube. We are up to #7 and still way to go. Feel free to comment
http://ru.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=BF2295DA1DE3CCE2
Today we visited Wang Yennien Laoshr. He is still with us. But... it is very sad.
by Alberto
Wed Jul 11, 2007 3:21 am
Forum: Estonian Branch
Topic: Excellent Job done!
Replies: 2
Views: 6290

Excellent Job done!

Hi Comrades! Thanks a lot for bringing me for this excellent event. Me and my son really enjoy it and will have good memories of it. Especially, I would like to thank Etker for hosting me in Tallin, Roland for his help and patience with our needs, Hendrik for helping me with demonstrations and Rein ...
by Alberto
Mon Dec 25, 2006 2:51 pm
Forum: General Taiji Quan Discussion
Topic: push hands?
Replies: 2
Views: 3064

well, it is another term to...

well, it is another term to avoid any martial meaning in taijiquan. the term is recently introduced mainly by practicioners of so called taiji tuishou in mainland china. this is sport. the roushou literally means 'warming up hands' sincere practicioner of taijiquan should remember that tuishou is re...
by Alberto
Sun Dec 24, 2006 3:28 pm
Forum: General Taiji Quan Discussion
Topic: Serge Dreyer's workshop in Moscow
Replies: 2
Views: 2825

Serge Dreyer's workshop in Moscow

Hi For these people close enought to visit Moscow in February, I suggest to come for this workshop. I hope visitors of this forum are aware of who is Serge Dryer, the first european student of Master Wang Yennien. Serge comes to Moscow for advanced tuishou workshop. If you are interested to join, pl...
by Alberto
Wed May 11, 2005 1:57 pm
Forum: General Taiji Quan Discussion
Topic: Weighted pivots
Replies: 2
Views: 2918

the flame is long, but the answer is simple

imho, many instructions from past masters and current ones for their workshops depends a lot to whom they teach. so, then i belive the original instruction to empty foot before the turn is good for pure beginners. if one master weight difference and feel empty and full, then, one can change accordin...
by Alberto
Sat Apr 30, 2005 11:33 pm
Forum: GRTC Announcements
Topic: Festival and Workshop in Russia
Replies: 0
Views: 6566

Festival and Workshop in Russia

hi folks, i am glad to announce that we are going to host a festival 2-3 July just a bit outside Moscow. the event feature small instructors' workshops and a lot of opportunities for free tuishou. 4-8 July, Scott will have advanced classes for seniours students on form applications and tuishou. 9-10...
by Alberto
Sun Apr 17, 2005 12:24 pm
Forum: Chinese Swordsmanship
Topic: Transitions into Unarmed Combat
Replies: 7
Views: 6273

we are learning in GRTC is from the era of no or marginal armour and VERY sharp swords (no need to cut through armour and still stay sharp), an era comparable to european rapier period 2 Mimic then, this era exist only in your fantasy, inspired by HK movies. please check any catalog or book on rapi...
by Alberto
Wed Jan 19, 2005 9:48 am
Forum: General Taiji Quan Discussion
Topic: good book
Replies: 0
Views: 3469

good book

with interesting similarieties with taiji training and philosophy.

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you can read some text herehttp://www.gladwell.com/blink/
by Alberto
Wed Jan 12, 2005 11:29 am
Forum: General Taiji Quan Discussion
Topic: Durability in internal martial arts
Replies: 9
Views: 6760

that is true that breathing in tuishou can benefit if you train it by jogging. well, i get better with breathing then but i also can be better in my old habits of using crude force rather than smart approach leading force into emptiness. i improve but my taiji finally suffer rather benefit because i...
by Alberto
Wed Jan 12, 2005 10:55 am
Forum: General Taiji Quan Discussion
Topic: Durability in internal martial arts
Replies: 9
Views: 6760

actually, we are a bit off original post with remarks types of jin. lauri essentially was asking if other activities can supplement taiji training. Cneng Manching gave excellent answer to this - "Taiji helps everything, but nothing helps taiji" - meaning that many other activities benefit from taiji...