Taiji Sabre & 24 Taijiquan (review) with Sam Masich - Gatineau QC Canada

  • 28 Oct 2016
  • 30 Oct 2016
  • Gatineau QC Canada

Taiji Sabre & 24 Taijiquan (review) with Sam Masich - Gatineau QC Canada

Fri October 28 - Sun October 30
Taiji Sabre + 24 Taijiquan (review) 

Master the traditional Yang-style Taijiquan Weapons Full Curriculum!

This unique three year long series covers the weapons curriculum of Yang-style Taijiquan and includes Taiji Sabre (Dao), Taiji Straight-sword (Jian), and Taiji Spear (Qiang). Learn the traditional forms and the thirteen power concept for each weapon. Sam's approach to this subject will provide students with deeper insights into taijiquan's concepts of health, self defence and self-cultivation.


Saturday/Sunday Taiji Sabre
This weekend we will study the solo sabre form popularized by Fu Zhongwen in his 1959 co-authored book 'Taijidao.' The form follows the rhythm of a thirteen line poem (Taijidao Jue) and is therefore known as 'Thirteen Taiji Sabre.' The sabre is a relatively simple weapon, the mastery of which, prepares students for complexities of the straight-sword and spear. Please bring a wooden or metal taiji sabre. A Japanese style 'katana' will work. Excellent taiji sabres can be purchased from the Yang Family website here.

Friday evening 24 Movement Taijiquan

24 Movement Taijiquan is also known as 'Simplified Taijiquan' as it provides a stepping stone between novice and more advanced traditional forms. Created in 1954, the 24 is part of a standard introductory program taught in schools, parks and institutions throughout mainland China and around the world. Tonight we will look at difficult movements and common problems. Bring questions!

Vendredi soir (Fri. eve): 19h00 à 22h00 seulement: $50
Samedi ou Dimanche (Sat or Sun): 10h00 à 17h00) seulement: $130
Samedi et Dimanche (Sat and Sun): $250 ($235 si pré-enregistré. if pre-registered Sept. 29)
Fin de semaine (whole weekend): $275 ($250 si pré-enregistré. if pre-registered Sept. 29)Location: Centre de tai chi Gilles-Vaillant, 109 rue Wright, Gatineau, Québec
Contact/Pré-enregistrement: Réal Lalande (819) 778-0147centretaichigillesvaillant@yahoo.ca
ou (or) Jacques Michaud: (819) 772-4769

Yang-style Taijiquan Weapons Full Curriculum  

1. Oct. 2016      13 Taijidao Sabre form (Fu Zhongwen variation) + Friday evening 24 Taijiquan
2. May. 2017     'Chen Yanlin' 32 Taijidao Sabre form + Friday evening Taijidao applications form
3. Oct. 2017      Thirteen-powers Taijidao solo and partner training
4. May. 2018     Yang 54 Taijijian Straight-sword form
5. Oct. 2018      Thirteen-powers Taijijian solo and partner training + Friday evening Sensing-sword
6. May. 2019     Thirteen-powers Taijiqiang Spear Training FOUR DAY solo and partner training

Type of Event:  Internal Arts Workshop

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