Leo Low Ming in Greece for training in Taiji

Leo Low Ming in Greece for training in Taiji
In June of 2016 Sifu Leo Low Ming trained under
internationally renowned Grandmaster Jesse Tsao
in Athens, Greece.Leo was fortunate to have private tuition with
Grandmaster for a number of days, where they
focused on the health aspects of chi gong and taiji ,
learning about the postures and related organs.Insight into the yang forms was explained in detail,
as well as some chen and wu styles of tai chi,
including the taiji Bang of sifu Jesse.
Leo in Greece with Grandmaster Jesse Tsao

Grandmaster was trained by the ‘4 treasures’ or Chen masters of the Chen village
(being Chen Xiaowang, Chen Zhenglei, Zhu Tiancai and Wang Xi’an).

During many of the master classes that Leo participated in,this is one clip of Grandmaster
doing a demonstration of the taiji short form, showing great insight into the form:

Sifu Leo in Greece Sifu Leo Low Ming in Athens, Greece

Here is a video clip of Grandmaster Jesse Tsao watching carefully Leo’s taiji
short form chen man ching, and refining the very finer points.

 

CONTACT DETAILS

For more info on tai chi and karate in Johannesburg, contact your
Sifu Leo Low Ming, on 0833780468

Lunchtime in Greece Lunchtime in Greece

In June of 2016 Sifu Leo Low Ming trained under internationally renowned Grandmaster Jesse Tsao in Athens, Greece.Leo was fortunate to have private tuition with Grandmaster for a number of days, where they focused on the health aspects of chi gong and taiji , learning about the postures and related organs.Insight into the yang forms …

40th Martial Arts Training Anniversary

40th Martial Arts Training Anniversary

Taiji Training in America

To celebrate his 40th martial arts training anniversary,
Sifu Leo Low Ming spent a few weeks training in Boston
and Toronto, America, in June and July of 2015.

Boston

In Boston, Leo got to meet and spend days with the
international master Darin Yee 8th degree Uechi Ryu.
Leo had great private discussions and instruction on
various effective techniques with sensei Darin Yee,
who is very well known in the martial arts circles.

Master Darin Yee 7th dan Uechi Ryu, with Sifu Leo in Boston

Here they are in a private class:

Here’s another glimpse into a master class with sensei Darin Yee:

Toronto

This is Sifu Bau Sen Liang in Toronto, who Leo
trained with privately. They did the Wu style
long form 108, and Leo describes it as
an “amazing experience!”

Sifu Leo with Sifu Bau Sen Liang, in Toronto

Here they are in his dojo in Toronto doing a section of the wu style:

 

CONTACT DETAILS

For more info on tai chi and karate in Johannesburg, contact your Sifu Leo Low Ming, on 0833780468

Taiji Training in America To celebrate his 40th martial arts training anniversary, Sifu Leo Low Ming spent a few weeks training in Boston and Toronto, America, in June and July of 2015. Boston In Boston, Leo got to meet and spend days with the international master Darin Yee 8th degree Uechi Ryu. Leo had great …

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 …