There are a lot of Cheng Manching videos on Youtube. However, I found that they often show the same video only with different music or voice in it.
(If you don’t know who Cheng Manching is: It is said that Cheng Manching (also Zheng Manqing, student of Yang Chengfu) is the one who brought Taijiquan to the West. He moved to New York in 1964 and taught intensely until his death in 1975. Some of his students are still alive and actively promoting his Tai Chi in the USA and all around the world.)
In the videos below you will not only find Cheng Manching showing the 37 form or his sword form, but there are also videos from his Tai Chi classes as well as interviews with some of his students. Continue reading
I truly enjoy watching TED talks. It’s so much better than watching another episode of Big Bang Theory… So I searched for what I think are the best TED talks somehow related to Taijiquan, Qi Gong and Meditation. Continue reading
Imagine you have 10 minutes spare time (if you have only 5 minutes, click here). What will you do? Watch TV? Read? Clean up? Call a friend? I suggest: do some Qi Gong! I’ve compiled some videos with Qi Gong exercises that take only 10 minutes. They are easy to follow and you need no equipment. Just get up and move! Continue reading
One of the reasons why I write this blog is that I want more people to know what Taijiquan is. My mission is that one day I will not look into blank faces anymore when I say what I do. I want everyone to have tried what Taijiquan is. Right now, most people simply think about “old Chinese people in a park” and most likely they’ve seen that in some documentary about China. Continue reading
You have probably already heard about Cheng Man-Ching (郑曼青, also Zheng Manqing or Cheng Man’ching, 1902-1975). Many consider him one of the greatest Tai Chi masters in modern times. He moved to New York City in the 1960s and started bringing Tai Chi Chuan to the West.
And now, in 2016, a Cheng Man-Ching film is about to be released. I had the chance to do an interview with Barry Strugatz, the director: Continue reading