Bases on the routine of the double broadswords, this routine of Chen Style Tai Chi Double Swords is created with the body position and the techniques of the Single Sword of Chen Style Tai Chi. There are 39 movements in this routine. The swords are played smoothly and continuously as water flow or cloud flying. When rushing round, the player is like a butterfly dancing and when counching like a tiger ready to pounce. He turns round like a python or a black bear, quickly and powerfully. The whole play shows Tai Chi's double features of hardness and toughness with softness and looseness dwelling in.
Chen Style 13 form cudgle is also known as 13-form Big Spear. It belongs to the middle long weapons. The length of the stick is over 3 meters. The routine consists of thirteen movements and so it is called ൕ form Cudgel".
The routine is hsort and the movements are carfeully selected. The movements are practical and powerful. They are stick, twin, sweep, block, ward off, payy, press, chop, and so on. The exerciser must have a good command of basic boxing skills.
Exercise requriements: keep you crotch round and steps asteady and turn your waist quickly and twine your opponent's arm forcefully.
Lecturer: Chen ZhengLei
Language Speaking: English/Chinese selectable
More about Chen ZhangLei
Master Chen ZhangLei is the 19th Generation disciple and 11th generation family disciple of Chen Style Tai Chi and one of China's contemporary Top Ten WuShu masters. He was born in ChenJiaGou Village in Wenxian County, Henan Province, where TaiChi is said to have been created. He is now the president of Wenxian county Chen Style Tai Chi Reasearn Institute, a WuShu coach at Henan Wushu Center, and schoolmaster of ChenJiagou Tai Chi Quan Schoo. Master Chen was a deputy to the 17th National People's Congress. He began to learn TaiChi Quan from his uncle in 1958 and gradually mastered all the set routines, practice methods, and theories of Chen Style Tai Chi Quan.
From 1974 to 1987, he won mor than then Excellent Prizes (gold medals) for Tai Chi Quan, Tai Chi Straight Sword and Tai Chi Push Hands at provincial WuShu competitions. Master Chen won two championships at national TaiChi Quan competitions. He enjoys a great reputation in the WuShu community with more than ten thousand students around the world, in 1994 he awarded and recognized as an International TaiChi Quan Master. He has written many books on WuShu such as On Ten Exercises, A Complete Collection of Chen-Style TaiChi Quan and its Weapons, Chen Style TaiChi QiGong for Health, and Chen Style Tai Chi.
Master Chen is listed in the Dictionary of contemporary Famous Chinese Educators and the Dictionary of Contemporary Famous Chinese Martial Artist.