New book by
Master Chen Peishan
Book title: Chen Clan Taijquan
Author: Chen Peishan
The book will be available from mid July in Japan.
Master Chen Peishan is the member of the Chen Family, direct heir of the founder of Taijiquan.
- The standard work on the history, theory and technique of Chen Clan Taijiquan. The book explains the Chen Taijiquan from theory to application in easily understandable language.
- Part 1: Principles of Chen Taijiquan
- Part 2: Xiaojia Yilu
- Part 3: Xiaojia Erlu
- Part 4: Partner Exercises / duilian and martial applications
- Representation of taolu with 2241 photos so that the directions of movement are well understood.
- Hardcover , 535 pages
- This is a compilation of the Chen clan Taijiquan for the 21st Century, developed with the idea that it can be useful for next one hundred years.
CHEN PEISHAN-XIAOJIA, THE SMALL FRAME OF CHEN FAMILY TAIJIQUAN
By Dietmar Stubenbaum and Marc Pion - English translation Annemarie Leippert and Neal DeGregorio.
This article was published in the May 2005 edition of cultura martialis - Das Journal der Kampfkünste aus aller Welt”.
Although one can speak in principle of only one Chen style Taijiquan, today one differentiates between different frames. The most unknown probably is xiaojia, the small frame of Chen style Taijiquan. Chen Peishan, who is a 20th generation descendent of the Chen clan, extensively researched the evolution of Chen style Taijiquan.
CHEN XIAOJIA recognized in Italy as a separate speciality inside the large family of Taijiquan styles
Italian CSEN (Centro Sportivo Educativo Nazionale - National Centre for Education and Sports), - which is the national body of the Italian Olympic Committee which coordinates the amateur sports associations - has finally recognized the CHEN XIAOJIA as a separate speciality inside the large family of Taijiquan stiles and has appointed Carmela Filosa as a national representative of this speciality.
The young generation of the Chen Taijiquan Xiaojia Family
On July 11th, 2015 Chen Shaohua(Chen ShoKatsu), Master Chen Peishan’s son, 21st generation of the Chen family, trained for the JSCT at the Tokorozawa City martial arts gym in Saitama Prefecture. Chen ShoKatsu is a graduate student in the Dep. of Architecture at the Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University. He has been coaching Taijiquan since Nov. 2011. Ms. Hisako Uchiumi, an instructor of the Tsukiyosi taijiquan class reported about the event as follows.