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Minneapolis, USA
Fri May 9 - Sun May 11
☯ Yang 108 long form: Review & Refine. Friday-37 Essential Forms

The traditional Yang-style 108 movement bare-hand taiji form started the modern taijiquan revolution. This is a rare opportunity to study the 108 with Master Sam Masich as he takes us through the form in detail, looking at structure, principle and application. Friday night will introduce the 37 Essential Forms, a theme we will use throughout the weekend.

This Seminar is open to all taiji practitioners. Please bring your legs and an open mind.  

cost: $340 full weekend. Friday night only $40. Sat/Sun only $320 
times: TBA   
location: TBA
contact: Tom Cannon 612-839-5545 cannon.4.tom@gmail.com

Type of Event: Internal Arts Workshop


Northampton MA, USA
Tue May 13 - Wed May 14
☯ 25 Energies: Seizng Energy (Na Jin) & Issuing Energy (Fa Jin)


Taijiquan is based on jin or 'kinetic energies'. Starting with zhan-nian jin or ‘sticking energy’, one first learns to 'sense-hands' (jue-shou). On these evenings Sam will share insights into 'hua jin' (neutralizing energy), 'yin jin' (enticing energy) and 'na jin' (seizing energy) that are guaranteed to improve any taiji player's solo and partner work.

The workshops are open and accessible to all levels and all styles of taijiquan player.
DOWNLOAD! Sensing Hands handout!

Sam and DorianSchedule: May 13 & 14, 2013 from 6 to 9 p.m.
Cost: $125 for both nights with early registration (Nov. 5) ($150 at the door). $75 single night.
Contact: Dorian at taichidorian@gmail.com
Checks payable to Dorian Gregory: 589 North Farms Road, Northampton MA. 01062
Location: Studio rEvolution Arts & Industry Building 221 Pine St. #422, Northampton (Florence) MA. 01062
Private Lessons: Sam will be available for private and small group lessons on May 13 & 14. Arrange with Dorian

Type of Event: Internal Arts Workshop


Milton, ON, Canada
Fri May 16 - Mon May 19
☯ Taiji Neigong—Postural Power, Stance Secrets, Breath and Qi

 太極内功
What's going on below the surface of your taiji form?

This special four-day Taiji Neigong event will greatly benefit practitioners of all interest levels.

Taijiquan is often described as 'meditation in movement'. But meditative and energetic aspects of the art often take a back seat to outer form.

ThIs class will cover the entire 21 gesture 'Taijiquan Fundamental Strengthening Body and Mobilizing Qi Method' (太極拳初步健身運氣法) and its relationship to 'Breath Placement' concepts. This form, known also as Taiji Qigong (太極氣功), is an excellent compliment to the traditional Yang long form and is, in fact, considered by the early Yang masters to be an essential part of internal training.

Through use of taiji 'standing-post'—taijiquan zhuangbu (太極拳之樁步)—and single posture methods, we will examine the structural, energetic and practical application relationships between inner and outer aspects of the art.

Presenting traditional material with an eye on our needs as a contemporary practitioners, Sam will keep us busy—inside and out—in a way that will benefit to players, instructors and internal arts practitioners of all types.

Mary Hansellschedule: May 16-19. 10am to 6pm (break from 1-3pm)
cost: $475 ($450 if pre-registered by April 15) ($135 per day; if you are coming by the day) 
locations: Friday, Sunday and Monday (May 16, 18 & 19): 761 Main St. E. Unit 3, Milton, Ontario
Saturday May 17: Nassagaweya Tennis Centre and Community Hall, 9267 Guelph Line, Campbellville
contact: Mary Hansell (001) 905-854-0314

 


Type of Event: Internal Arts Workshop


Gatineau, Quebec, Canada
Fri May 23 - Sun May 25
☯ Maitrise du Pousse-mains : Travail à quatre mains I ☯ Push Hands Mastery: Four Hands I

23, 24 et 25 mai 2014
Maîtriser le curriculum complet de pousse-mains du Tai chi traditionnel de style Yang!
Au cours des deux prochaines années et demie, nous explorerons en profondeur le curriculum complet de pousse-mains du tai chi traditionnel de style Yang. C’est un honneur pour moi de transmettre, de mains à mains, cette tradition vieille de 75 ans!

Au cours de cette fin de semaine, nous étudierons les fondements du Travail à quatre mains (Sizheng Tuishou). Ce travail à quatre mains fournit la base pour les pratiques qui révèleront finalement la théorie du Tai chi chuan.

En 2014 nous étudierons ce sujet à deux reprises et sous deux approches. D’abord en utilisant une séquence « renversée », nous étudierons comment les différents changements des cercles peuvent s’effectuer puis, en utilisant  une séquence « vers l’avant » plus précise, nous effectuerons une revue approfondie des exercices 1 à 8 que nous avons appris lors de la première session de la série.
Au cours de cette première fin de semaine nous travaillerons à l’atteinte de la fluidité, de la clarté et de la capacité à effectuer des choix et des changements tout en respectant les principes du pousse-mains.  

Brien Gallagher, le premier professeur de Sam, a appris ces exercices de Maître Raymond Chung (né en 1913) avec qui il a étudié pendant près de cinquante ans. C’est une tradition qui se transmet  ainsi de mains à mains au fil des générations.

Master the traditional Yang-style Taijiquan Push Hands Full Curriculum!
On this weekend we will study on the foundational 'Four-square Push-hands' (Sizheng Tuishou). Four-hands provides the template for the practices which ultimately reveal the theory of Taijiquan.


 
In 2014 we will look at this subject twice: first from the perspective of 'loose' or 'backward' timing and how changes of the circle can be made and second, by use of 'clear' or  'forward' timing with a review and higher level look at the '1-8' drill which we learned in the first session of the series. On this first weekend we will work to achieve flow, clarity and the ability to make choices and changes while during principled push-hands play.

Sam's first teacher Brien Gallagher learned this material in the 1960's from Grandmaster Raymond Chung (b. 1913), under whom Brien has studied for nearly fifty years. This is a tradition passed down hand-to-hand through generations.


2014-16
 
 ☯ May 2014: Dingbu Sizheng Tuishou
Travail à quatre mains—position fixe • Four Hands—fixed-step (plus the 8 changes)
 
☯ Oct 2014:
Four Hands—fixed-step (integrating the 1-8)
  
 ☯ May 2015: Huobu Sizheng Tuishou
Travail à quatre mains—avec déplacements • Four Hands—moving-step
  
 ☯ Oct 2015: Dalü
Grand « rouler à l’arrière » • Large Rolling
 
May 2016: Taiji Sanshou (four day camp)
The '88': Yang Taijiquan Sanshou 88 Movement Form

Horaire/Frais:
  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—Apr. 26)
Fin de semaine (whole weekend): $275
($250 si pré-enregistré—if pre-registered—Apr. 26)
***Participez-vous également aux ateliers de Minneapolis, North Hampton ou de Milton?
Vous vous qualifiez pour une réduction de 15%!
 ***Are you coming from any of the workshops in Minneapolis, Sunderland or Milton?
Then you qualify for a 15% discount!
Location: Centre de tai chi Gilles-Vaillant, 109 rue Wright, Gatineau, Québec
Contact/Pré-enregistrement: Réal Lalande (819) 778-0147 centretaichigillesvaillant@yahoo.ca ou (or) Jacques Michaud : (819) 772-4769

Type of Event: Internal Arts Workshop


México D.F. México
Fri May 30 - Sun June 1
☯ La forma individual de espada en 5 secciones ☯ 5 Section Taijijian—solo sword

La forma individual de espada en 5 secciones (Taijijian wuduan 五段太極劍) es una parte importante del Curriculum en 5 secciones (Wuduan Taijiquan). El Estudio de la espada nos permite encontrar un nuevo significado en la práctica del taiji , ayudándonos a desarrollar la capacidad de " extender qi" (發氣) . También prepara a los practicantes para el estudio de la “espada-sensible” (jue-jian 覺剑), un tipo de entrenamiento nunca antes visto en México.

La espada, la "reina de las armas cortas", promueve el estudio de la energía “pegarse-adherirse" (zhan-nian jin 粘黏勁) iniciado en el entrenamiento de empuje de manos y la capacitación de mano vacía. Esta es una oportunidad única para estudiar una parte importante del mundialmente renombrado Programa en 5 Secciones directamente de su creador.
Al terminar el curso completo los estudiantes recibirán un certificado de reconocimiento.

Por favor de traer una espada de madera y metal, si es posible.
El taller es adecuado tanto para practicantes de Taiji principiantes como avanzados.

 ¿Necesitas una espada?
Si aún no tienen espada, pueden encontrar de madera en

Deportes Ruben´s
Calle de Venustiano Carranza 17, Centro, Cuauhtémoc, 06000 Cuauhtemoc, Distrito Federal

de metal en

Templo Shaolin de México, A.C.
Acoxpa 343 Col. Villa de Lazaro Cárdenas
Tlalpan, DF  (55) 56 73 56 82
http://www.kungfu.com.mx/
o en la página web de la familia Yang de Tai Chi.

The 5 section solo sword form (wuduan taijijian 五段太極劍) is an important part of the 5 Section Taijiquan curriculum. Study of the sword enables one to find new meaning in one's taiji practice, helping one to develop the ability to 'extend qi' (發氣). It also prepares practitioners for the study of 'sensing-sword' (jue-jian 覺剑), a type of training never before seen in México.

As the 'king of short weapons', the sword furthers the study of 'sticking-adhering' energy (zhan-nian jin 粘黏勁) begun in push-hands bare-hand training. This is a unique opportunity to study an important part of the internationally renowned 5 Section program with its creator. Upon completion of the full course students will receive a certificate acknowledging the training.

Please bring a wooden and metal sword if possible. 
  Suitable for both early and advanced taiji practitioners.

 Need a sword?
You can order excellent quality swords from the Yang Family Tai Chi website.

5 section solo sword form
五段太極劍

visit DVD page


costo: 
Viernes a Domingo (Fri-Sun): $250USD ($225 USD si te registras antes del 15 de abril / if pre-registered by April 15)
Sólo Viernes (only Fri): $50USD ($45USD antes del 15 de abril / if pre-registered)
Sólo Sábado o Domingo (only Sat or Sun): $100USD ($90USD antes del 15 de abril / if pre-registered)
ubicación (location): TERRANOVA COUNTRY CLUB, COPILCO No. 55, COPILCO EL BAJO, COYOACÁN, MÉX., DF.
Viernes: 18:00 hrs a 21:00 hrs
Sábado y domingo: 10:00 hrs a 13:00 hrs –receso– 15:00 a 18:00 hrs
contacto: Ricardo Buenaventura: quzaribu@hotmail.com Cel. 55 1651 7844
Yanira Rodriguez chaparritaflaca@yahoo.com
sesiones privadas: Sam y/o Yanira están disponible para atender lecciones privadas o para un grupo pequeño de practicantes a partir  del 29 y 30 de Mayo. Contacto: Yanira Masich
private lessons: Sam and/or Yanira are available for private and small group classes May 9, 13 & 14. Yanira Masich

Type of Event: Internal Arts Workshop


Göttingen, Deutschland
Sat June 28 - Sun June 29
☯ Deutschland Taiji Projekt 2014: #2 • ☯ Sensing Hands 覺手 & 'The 1-8' 八盤架子定步推手

The Deutschland Taiji Projekt began in April 2009 as the 'Hannover Taiji Projekt'. In 2014 the projekt is expanded to include events in Hannover, Göttingen and Berlin. This year's program will feature three workshops with Sam and two practice sessions where the group can train material learned in the 'Saminars'.

On Friday night we will study jue-shou or 'sensing-hands'. The focus is on establishing and maintaining connection in a principled way. This study is based on five simple operations and the first five of twenty-five kinetic energies employed in taijiquan. This is a great introduction to push-hands work and to the way that Sam teaches. It is excellent preparation material for the weekend to follow.

The main Saturday/Sunday event for this first weekend in Göttingen is the foundational 'one-to eight' or, 'Eight Disc-framed Fixed-step Push-hands' (Ba Pan Jia Zi Dingbu Tuishou 八盤架子定步推手). The ba pan jia zi, like a good coach, leads students progressively step-by-step into comprehension and skillfulness. The drills are designed so cleverly that little else is needed in the way of partner preparation in order to begin the more complex formal work to follow.

The importance of these exercises was impressed upon Sam by his first teacher Brien Gallagher who in turn learned them from Master Raymond Y. M. Chung (b. 1913). Master Chung emphasized the importance of the 'one to eight' to the point of suggesting it was unlikely that one could acquire any significant level of mastery in traditional push-hands without first grasping these drills. It is not surprising that Master Chung, Brien and other students of the 8 Disc method would adhere so strongly to this philosophy, considering the stress Chen Yanlin himself places on the subject in his introduction to the subject from his 1943 book.

Chen Yanlin's original introduction:
Practicing the gestures of 'Thirteen Powers Boxing' the body, mind and qi are all nourished. In order to advance further, one must learn each of the energies: listening, comprehending, sticking and issuing. These cannot be achieved without (studying) push-hands. Nowadays, players begin their push-hand practice with the fixed-stance practice ‘peng, lü, ji, an’ sizheng tuishou (four-hands) as their commencement training and do not know the beginning order in which to practice. First one must practice the eight methods.



***This workshop is open to all taiji players!***

times: Freitag 19:00-21:30 • Samstag/Sontag 10:00-17:30
cost: Full Weekend €200 • Friday only: €35 • Samstag/Sontag: 175€.
location: To be announced
contact: Christian Auerbach tel: 05594-261 c.auerbach@dao-schule.dewww.dao-schule.de

Deutschland Taiji Projekt
Program 2014

Workshop #2 • Göttingen June 27-29 (with Sam)
Jue-shou &
The '1-to-8': level 1
5th Berlin Push Hands Camp Aug. 15-18 (with Sam)
Dalü—Large Rolling
Berlin Taiji Weapons Camp Aug. 21-24 (with Sam)
5 Section Taiji Sword & Jue-jian
Interim training #2 • Göttingen Sept. 28-29
(study group training session)
Workshop #3 • Hannover Nov. 29-30 (with Sam)
The '1-to-8': level 2

Type of Event: Internal Arts Workshop


Vancouver, Canada
Sat July 19 - Tue July 22
☯ 18th Vancouver Push Hands Camp: 'Jue-shou' & the '1-to-8'

Master the traditional Yang-style Taijiquan Push Hands Full Curriculum!
'Jue-shou' and the '1-8'
覺手, 八盤架子
This 4 four-day event marks Sam's return to Vancouver for his summer Push Hands Camp after a 5 year hiatus. It will kick-off a series of annual summer events dedicated to study of traditional push-hands exercises and energies.

On this first weekend we will study the preparation exercises jue-shou and the '1-to-8'. 

Jue-shou or 'sensing-hands' is based on five simple operations and the first five of twenty-five kinetic energies employed in taijiquan. The 'Eight Disc-framed Fixed-step Push-hands' (ba pan jia zi dingbu tuishou 八盤架子定步推手). The ba pan jia zi, also known as the '1-8', are the traditional foundation exercises for Yang-style Taijiquan push-hands. Like a good coach, the 1-8 lead students progressively, step-by-step, into comprehension and skillfulness.

The importance of these exercises was impressed upon me by my first teacher Brien Gallagher who, in turn, learned them from Master Raymond Chung (b. 1913), under whom Brien has studied for nearly fifty years. Master Chung emphasized the importance of the study of the 'one-to-eight', as he called them, to the point of suggesting it was unlikely that one could acquire any significant level of mastery in traditional push-hands without first grasping these drills. It is not surprising that Master Chung, Brien and other students of the 8 Disc method would adhere so strongly to this philosophy considering the stress Chen Yanlin himself places on the subject in his introduction excerpted below. It is an honour for me to pass down, from hand-to-hand, this 75 year old tradition!

Chen Yanlin's original introduction:
Practicing the gestures of 'Thirteen Powers Boxing' the body, mind and qi are all nourished. In order to advance further, one must learn each of the energies: listening, comprehending, sticking and issuing. These cannot be achieved without (studying) push-hands. Nowadays, players begin their push-hand practice with the fixed-stance practice ‘peng, lü, ji, an’ sizheng tuishou (four-hands) as their commencement training and do not know the beginning order in which to practice. First one must practice the eight methods.



This year's work will lay a firm foundation for more advanced work and is suitable for both early and advanced taiji practitioners.

Upon completion of the full course students will receive a certificate acknowledging the training!


schedule: Vancouver Push Hands Camp: July 19-22 10am to 5:30pm.
cost: $650 (Early Bird: $600 if registered by May 15)
• Push Hands Camp + Taiji Weapons Camp together
   $1200 ($1100 if registered by May 15 )
   $200 nonrefundable deposit* by May 15 ($400 both camps)
location: TROUT LAKE (We will meet at the south end of Trout Lake, just south of the beach. Trout Lake is centrally located in East Vancouver, just two blocks east of Commercial Drive. You can get there by skytrain (Commercial Station) or by several bus-routes, including the 99 B-line from UBC.
***We are NOT meeting at McBride Park!***
contact: Michael Blackburn m_l_blackburn@yahoo.ca (778) 228-3500

Type of Event: Internal Arts Workshop


Vancouver, Canada
Thu July 24 - Sun July 27
☯ Vancouver Summer Taiji Weapons Camp—13 Power Taiji Sabre

十三勢太極刀

The Vancouver Summer Taiji Weapons Camp will mark the first time Sam has offered instruction in the taiji weapons in the form of four-day summer events in Vancouver. Over the course of the next several years we will study the 'taijidao' (sabre), 'taijijian' (straight-sword), 'taijiqiang' (spear) and 'taijiji' (halberd) with a special focus on the 'shisan shi' (13 Power) theory of each weapon.

This year's event will be devoted entirely to the study of the 13 Power Taiji Sabre—probably one of the least understood components of the taijiquan curriculum. The class will include study of the classical form: Yang Style Taijidao Applications (楊式太極刀法实用假设练习). We will use solo and partner work, including some light fencing, to illuminate the concepts behind this fascinating work.

Considered to be less graceful than the taiji straight-sword, the sabre provides the foundation for all taiji weapon training, introducing blade behaviour, understanding of range and the basic concepts of bare-hand combined with weapon work. The elegant simplicity of the the thirteen powers idea is most evident with taijidao. The weapon itself tells the story plainly and in clear language. With a combination of solo and partner sabre play, participants will learn about taiji in a whole new way.

Please bring:
Mandatory—a wooden sabre (a japanese style 'katana' is fine)
Not mandatory but suggested—a metal sabre; a protective fencing mask; protective glove for your sabre hand.

Upon completion of the full course students will receive a certificate acknowledging the training.

schedule: Taiji Weapons Camp (13 Power Sabre): July 24-27 10am to 5:30pm
cost: $650 (Early Bird: $600 if registered by May 15)
• Push Hands Camp + Taiji Weapons Camp together
   $1200 ($1100 if registered by May 15 )
   $200 nonrefundable deposit* by May 15 ($400 both camps)
location: TROUT LAKE (We will meet at the south end of Trout Lake, just south of the beach. Trout Lake is centrally located in East Vancouver, just two blocks east of Commercial Drive. You can get there by skytrain (Commercial Station) or by several bus-routes, including the 99 B-line from UBC.
***We are NOT meeting at McBride Park!***
contact: Michael Blackburn m_l_blackburn@yahoo.ca (778) 228-3500

Type of Event: Internal Arts Workshop


Madrid, España
Sat August 9 - Tue August 12
☯ 8º Campamento de 4 dias de Empuje de Mano—Las energías consumadas ☯ 8th Annual Madrid Push Hands Camp-The Consummate Energies

Las energías consumadas

Las formas de Taijiquan y la práctica en parejas están basadas en "jin": energías discretas cinéticas. Las más famosas son las bamen u "Ocho Puertas": "peng, lü, ji, an, cai, lie, zhou, kao". En este interesante curso de cuatro días estudiaremos las últimas de las "25 energías": "larga", "interceptadora", "perforadora" y "vacía" que siguen a las 8 Puertas. Estas últimas pueden ser descritas como las "energías consumadas" en cuanto a que unen las cualidades de las 20 energías que hemos estudiado hasta ahora.

Aunque este se puede considerar un trabajo avanzado, Sam lo aproximará de manera que pueda involucrar a todos los niveles de práctica. los participantes nuevos en este trabajo disfrutarán de una revisión de las energías: adherirse, escuchar, entender, recibir, neutralizar, atraer, emitir, tomar prestado, abrir, cerrar, elevar, hundir, peng, lü, ji, an, cai, lie, zhou, kao.

The Consummate Energies

Taijiquan forms and partner practices are based on 'jin': discrete kinetic energies. The most famous of these are the bamen or 'eight gates': 'peng, lü, ji, an, cai, lie, zhou, kao'. In this exciting four day workshop we will look at the last of the '25 Energies': 'long', 'intercepting', 'drilling' and 'empty' which follow the eight gates. These last four can be described as the 'consummate energies' as they bring together all aspects of the energies studied so far.

While this work is considered to be advanced, Sam will approach it in way that can involve all levels of practitioner. Participants new to this work will also enjoy a review of review of the taiji push-hands energies: 'sticking', 'listening', 'understanding', 'receiving', 'neutralizing', 'enticing', 'seizing', 'issuing', 'borrowing' 'opening', 'closing', 'rising', 'sinking', 'peng', 'lü', 'ji', 'an', 'cai', 'lie', 'zhou', 'kao'.

horario/times: de 10 a 18:30 Sábado 9 de agosto - Martes 12 de agosto

lugar Escuela Superior Serrato Calle Almansa 47,28039 Madrid, España (Zona Cuatro Caminos)
precio/cost 375€. 350€ para reservas confirmadas antes del 15 de junio.
contact: Javier jarnanz@yahoo.es (+34) 647 69 79 52


¿Estás interesado en aprender la forma antes para trabajar con más profundidad en el verano? Pregunta por el curso de preparación a jarnanz@yahoo.es

Type of Event: Internal Arts Workshop


Berlin, Deutschland
Fri August 15 - Mon August 18
☯ 5th Annual Berlin Push Hands Camp—Dalü: Large Rolling

This four-day event is the fifth in a series of summer workshops dedicated to the the study of traditional push-hands exercises and energies.

This year's focus will be on dalü which is the diagonal extension of sizheng tuishou aka. 'four-hands'. Dalü takes moving-step four-hands (huobu sizheng tuishou) further to complete the basic push-hands concept.

Based on the energies cai, lie, zhou, kao, this training  develops agility, flow and coordination and introduces several important martial arts concepts.

Jue-shou or 'sensing-hands' is based on five simple operations which are the first five of twenty-five jin or kinetic energies employed in taijiquan. Sensing-hands supports and complements four-hands training, making it much easier to understand and master.

Suitable for both early and advanced taiji practitioners.
Upon completion of the full course students will receive a certificate acknowledging the training.

cost/Kosten: 450€ (€425 if preregistered by July 15 • bei Voranmeldung bis 15. Juli)
***875€ for Berlin Push Hands Camp+Taiji Weapons Intensive together
(€825 if preregistered by July 15 • bei Voranmeldung bis 15. Juli)***
location: Erich-Müllerstr. 12 Berlin, Lichtenberg (Rummelsburger Bucht)
times: 10.00-17.30 daily (13.00-15.00 break)
contact/Anmeldung: Sam Masich 0170-553-8096
Accommodations available at (Mögliche Unterkünfte unter): Das Andere Haus 8
Contact: Huberta (für nähere Informationen kontaktieren.) Anreise/Directions
Bank Transfer Information:
NAME: Samuel Masich
BANK: Commerz Bank ACCOUNT: 0447113100 BANK CODE: 10080000
IBAN: DE89 1008 0000 0447 1131 00 BIC: DRES DE FF 100

Type of Event: Internal Arts Workshop


Berlin, Deutschland
Thu August 21 - Sun August 24
☯ 3rd Annual Berlin Summer Taiji Weapons Intensive—5 Section Taiji Sword & Jue-jian

The 3rd annual Berlin weapons camp begins the study of sword with sword core-principles, the 5 section solo sword form (wuduan taijijian 五段太極劍) and 'sensing-sword' (jue-jian 覺剑). As the 'king of short weapons' the sword furthers the study of 'sticking-adhering' energy (zhan-nian jin 粘黏勁) begun in push-hands bare-hand training. This is a unique opportunity to study an important part of the internationally renowned 5 Section program with its creator.

Using solo and partner work, we will gain an understanding of the taiji sword in preparation for next year's 13 power taijijian. The elegant simplicity of the taiji thirteen powers concept is beautifully expressed through the taiji sword.

About the Berlin Summer Taiji Weapons Intensive
This four-day event is the third in a series of summer workshops dedicated to the the study of traditional taiji weapons. Over the course of the next several years we will study the 'taijidao' (sabre), 'taijijian'(straight-sword), 'taijiqiang' (spear) and 'taijiji' (halberd) with a special focus on the 'shisan shi' (13 Power) theory of each weapon.
Please bring a wooden and metal sword if possible.
Suitable for both early and advanced taiji practitioners.
Upon completion of the full course students will receive a certificate acknowledging the training.

5 section solo sword form
五段太極劍

visit DVD page

download form names
cost/Kosten: 450€ (€425 if preregistered by July 15 • bei Voranmeldung bis 15. Juli)
***875€ for Berlin Push Hands Camp+Taiji Weapons Intensive together (€825 ifpreregistered by July 15 • bei Voranmeldung bis 15. Juli)***
location: Erich-Müllerstr. 12 Berlin, Lichtenberg (Rummelsburger Bucht)
times: 10.00-17.30 daily (13.00-15.00 break)
contact/Anmeldung: Sam Masich 0170-553-8096
Accommodations available at (Mögliche Unterkünfte unter): Das Andere Haus 8
Contact: Huberta (für nähere Informationen kontaktieren.) Anreise/Directions
Bank Transfer Information:
NAME: Samuel Masich
BANK: Commerz Bank ACCOUNT: 0447113100 BANK CODE: 10080000
IBAN: DE89 1008 0000 0447 1131 00 BIC: DRES DE FF 100

Type of Event: Internal Arts Workshop