China Trip – Photos of our adventure

China Trip – Photos of our adventure

Here is the start of our collection of photos, of the adventure a group of tai chi students are currently enjoying, while on their trip to China.

They are exploring the culture, places and people to get a more in-depth understanding of the history, people and current practice of tai chi.

Here’s a video of the Fan Form that Sifu Leo Ming just shared on Facebook:

Sifu Leo Ming and 李连杰 Jet Li saving wildlife in Xian, China.
Tai chi in Xian, a small city of 10 million. The old wall was build around it, and is 7 miles long and could fit 4 cars wide on top.
Street market in the city of Louyang
Reading in the street market in Louyang
At the airport, ready to go 🙂


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Here is the start of our collection of photos, of the adventure a group of tai chi students are currently enjoying, while on their trip to China. They are exploring the culture, places and people to get a more in-depth understanding of the history, people and current practice of tai chi. Here’s a video of …

Forms and Styles of tai chi

Forms and Styles of tai chi

At Mings Martial Arts we offer the following styles or forms of tai chi:

  • Yang style short form
  • Beijing form (24)
  • Combined form (42)
  • Chen style simplified form
  • Wu style long form (108)
  • Yang straight sword (traditional 55)
  • Yang straight sword (kun wern chein)
  • Broad sword
  • Fan form

The Yang Style Short Form

The Short Form is the shortened version of the yang style Long Form (108).  It is summarized and shorter, yet the form kept the essence of the traditional long form, which was too lengthy for the average person to grasp, with its 108 moves.

The short form is popular all over the globe, from Asia to the west.

Download a copy of the descriptions of the Short Form movements in this pdf.

The 55 Sword Form

Download a copy of the descriptions of the 55 Sword Form movements in this pdf.

The Fan Form

Leo Ming demonstrating part of the Fan Form of taiji:

Classes in Johannesburg

Our classes offer all the forms mentioned above, depending on your level.

  • Beginners classes offer chi gung and individual basic postures leading into the 1st section of a form.  We also do the introduction into the sword form.
  • Intermediate classes offer a taiji form and sword form and push hands.  The focus is extended to include internal body work and chi gung in more depth.
  • Advanced classes offer a refinement of all the forms and the internal work of chi and the tantein.

 

For more info contact your Sifu, Low Leo Ming, on 0833780468.

More info on venues and times of classes is here:

At Mings Martial Arts we offer the following styles or forms of tai chi: Yang style short form Beijing form (24) Combined form (42) Chen style simplified form Wu style long form (108) Yang straight sword (traditional 55) Yang straight sword (kun wern chein) Broad sword Fan form The Yang Style Short Form The Short …