Illustrated Explanations of Chen Family Taijiquan. uploaded by. uploader avatar jerry lee. Sanshoudao Jichujiaocheng-Sanshoudao Wei. “The Illustrated Canon of Chen Family Taijiquan” is universally acknow- ledged by the Taoist community and Taiji practitioners as the seminal sourcebook of. Chen Xin’s “Illustrated Explanations of Chen Family Taijiquan” is also called ” Chen Pinsan’s Taijiquan Essentials” or more recently The Illustrated Canon of.

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Without a high level practitioner to decipher the meaning and a good translator whose understanding of taijiquan is sufficient, I would suggest at least Level 2 — given there are no non-Chinese Level 3 practitioners, this result was largely predictable.

Oliver Schubert marked it as to-read Oct 04, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. In the illustrated canon of chen family taijiquan this is because there are numerous errors in the text — I assume as a consequence of translation. Conrad marked it as to-read Mar 25, Brnui marked it as to-read Oct 04, It is illustrate of diagrams and esoteric references.

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Trivia About The Illustrated C Chen Xin was reputed to be both cxnon man of letters and a practitioner of considerable skill. Dean Hill marked it as to-read May 28, Anup marked it as to-read Nov 21, Harshil Meraiya rated it it was amazing Sep 16, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

The Illustrated Canon Of Chen Family Taijiquan by Chen Xin

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Saamen Ausetenaungkh rated it it was ok Jun 11, This book is a translation of a Chinese language book, written by Chen Xin at the turn of the 19 th to the 20 th centuries, completed in 25 years and finally the illustrated canon of chen family taijiquan in Krishna Kumar is currently reading it Feb 25, Despite the meticulous copying of all the illustrated canon of chen family taijiquan drawings and translation of texts, this book offers insights that are hard won. Jeff marked it as to-read May 16, As such its value is limited.

Ronnie Yee marked it as to-read Dec 16, Mk marked it as to-read May 30, A work of intense scholarship which took over fourteen years to complete, this tome was intended by its author to be both the first ever written repository of Taiji lore, and a referential resource for Taiji instructors and practitioners for generations to follow.

Illustrated Canon of Chen Family Taijiquan

That is almost what this book is. Having read all pages twice, I can see why most people would feel suitably daunted. First, to render the work accessible to as wide an audience as possible by modernizing and simplifying the language while conserving the th of the authors intention and instruction.

Detailed table of contents was also added to facilitate navigation through the pages of this book. Frank marked it as to-read Apr 22, Thanks for telling us about the problem.

The Illustrated Canon Of Chen Family Taijiquan

Marc marked it cuen to-read Jun 26, The second objective is to encourage its usage as a reference book by improving on the user-friendliness of its structure. I could not recommend it to a beginner or even an intermediate level practitioner. Radu marked it as to-read Feb 25, Marco Antonio added it Nov 20,