Day 26 – Tai Chi, Forms and Principles

China 2019 - Day 26, Monday, 12th August Thoughts on Learning Forms, Principles, Eastern/Western Instructors, and Health and Martial Tai Chi So the Chen 74 form and the broadsword form moves have all been shown to me now - notice that I am hesitant to say that I have learnt them, as yet! That's a … Continue reading Day 26 – Tai Chi, Forms and Principles

Day 12 – Martial Discipline

China 2019 - Day 12, Monday, 29th July Back into the weekday routine and it seems to go something like this: wake up, revise Mandarin, training, lunch, Mandarin lesson, have a coffee, training, dinner, bike ride (taking photos), training, writing/reading, sleep... If there's a Groundhog Day scenario that I could quite happily go along with, … Continue reading Day 12 – Martial Discipline

Thoughts on Training and Travel in China

I have been meaning to write down some thoughts about my travels in China back in December and January but as the year has got off to a light-speed start, and we suddenly find ourselves entering the tail end of February, it feels as though a travelogue is a little late already from a trip … Continue reading Thoughts on Training and Travel in China