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Photos: Tai Chi Chuan in unusual places

Postby Martin2 on Fri Sep 22, 2017 4:22 am

Hey Tai Chi-friends,

today one can see a lot of beautiful pictures of people doing Tai Chi Chuan in Chinese places or splendid nature. I decided to take some photos in unusual places - enjoy:

https://taichi-philosophy.blogspot.de/2017/09/foto-tai-chi-chuan-at-interesting-places.html

All the best and enjoy

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Re: Fotos: Tai Chi Chuan in unusual places

Postby Dmitri on Fri Sep 22, 2017 4:51 am

Pretty cool, especially like the museum one (artistically anyway :P)
The one with cars - what posture is it? Looks like bagua...

P. S. BTW it's "photos", not "fotos", if you wanna stick to English :)
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Re: Photos: Tai Chi Chuan in unusual places

Postby Martin2 on Fri Sep 22, 2017 5:18 am

Hey Dimitri,

thx and this is the beginning of Wu-style Fast Form. Here the story to the photo:

I went to the Remise/Duesseldorf (a place to sell and buy vintage cars) for a walk. What a great place to take a Tai Chi-photo. During it was taken, the security guard (the guy under my arm on the photo) was watching me intensively. I thought, upsy, will I get trouble. The guy approached me and asked, if I remember him. Looking closely, memory came back. A student of 15 years ago. He said he is still training for himself the form several times the week. How nice!


All the best and foto is changed to photo
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Re: Fotos: Tai Chi Chuan in unusual places

Postby cloudz on Fri Sep 22, 2017 5:21 am

Dmitri,

I beleive that's near to or right at the the start of the Wu fast form, not bagua. Can't recall the name though.
But I will suggest "waves arms this way and that" :)

Nice Martin, I particularly like the parry and punch in shadow within the industrial setting - very nice!
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Re: Photos: Tai Chi Chuan in unusual places

Postby Martin2 on Fri Sep 22, 2017 5:24 am

THX cloudz and here Ma Yueliang at 0:15 with the fast form:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TrEgivmDaM8
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Re: Photos: Tai Chi Chuan in unusual places

Postby Dmitri on Fri Sep 22, 2017 7:34 am

Martin2 wrote:A student of 15 years ago.

Wow, what are the chances!! Small world indeed... 8-)


Thanks for form clarification (George as well), not intimately familiar with Wu fast form. Pretty cool
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Re: Photos: Tai Chi Chuan in unusual places

Postby Bill on Fri Sep 22, 2017 8:04 am

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Re: Photos: Tai Chi Chuan in unusual places

Postby Bob on Fri Sep 22, 2017 8:23 am

Essen Germany - Monessen Pennsylvania - Hometown named after Essen Germany because of the Steel Mills (Mon for Monongahela River) - Hauntingly similar at one time - Photo shot feels like home LOL
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Re: Photos: Tai Chi Chuan in unusual places

Postby Martin2 on Fri Sep 22, 2017 8:36 am

Yeah, steelproduction is still there - coal mining is gone - place is now a museum and a Unesco World heritage Site:

https://www.zollverein.de/service/english-page
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