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Chen-style T'ai Chi Ch'uan - Chen Forms - Big Frame Tradition
... Chen family traditions were kept secret from the public until around 1928 when the big frame routines were taught openly for the first time ... This was started in Beijing by Chen Fake's nephew and then by the legendary Chen Fake himself ... encompasses the methods handed down from the late Chen Zhaopei, which came to be called "old frame" by Chen village residents in the 1970s, the reason being that it was all that generation had been ...
Chen-style T'ai Chi Ch'uan - Chen Forms - Big Frame/small Frame Split
... Around the time of the 14–15th generation, Chen Village practice is said by some to have differentiated into two related but distinct practice traditions, which are today known as big frame (sometimes called ... in big/small frame traditions modified and assimilated Chen Wangting's seven set corpus and the original practice routines are now said to have been lost ... Though recent claims are being made that Chen Wangting's 108 form has been rediscovered from two possible sources senior Beijing disciples of Chen Zhaokui Chen relatives ...
Chen-style T'ai Chi Ch'uan - History - Recent History
... The availability and popularity of Chen-style t'ai chi ch'uan is reflective of the radical changes that occurred within Chinese society during the Twentieth century ... a Republican government and the policies of the People's Republic of China, Chen Tai Chi Chuan underwent a period of discovery, popularization, repression and finally internationalization ... knew that Yang Luchan first learned his martial arts from Chen Changxing in the Chen Village ...
Chen-style T'ai Chi Ch'uan - History - Origin Theories - Chen Village (Chenjiagou)
... According to Chen Village family history, Chen Bu (陳仆 陈卜) was a skilled martial artist who started the martial arts tradition within Chen Village ... The Chen family were originally from Shanxi, Hong Dong (山西洪洞) ... Chen Bu, considered to be the founder of the village, moved from Shanxi to Wen County, Henan Province (河南溫县) in 1374 ...

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