Category Archives: Books by Chen Weiming

CHEN WEIMING’S ADDITIONAL TAIJI PHOTOS

– 附圖 ADDITIONAL PHOTOS FOR THE TAIJI BOXING SOLO SET 陳微明 by Chen Weiming [1933] [translation by Paul Brennan, June, 2020] – 附圖說明 ABOUT THE ADDITIONAL PHOTOS 余著太極拳術一書用楊澄甫先生攝影圖式缺者余為補之共五十圖閱者尚嫌圖少余去歲赴粤應中山大學之聘請有梁生勁予者欲余攝太極全圖凡轉動之處可攝者均攝出無遺共一百十八式較原圖增多六十八式今將此圖製成銅版付印附於書內閱者參觀附圖更為明瞭惟複式太多未能重印特編為詳細目錄連重複者共二百六十一式按目索圖亦不費力余新攝之圖與楊澄甫先生在杭州所攝之圖比較觀之姿式規矩尚未差異是可告于閱者 太極起式假定面向正南轉右則為正西轉左則為正東轉後則為正北或正或隅均以起式向南而推之此圖從首至終均照一定之方向閱者觀圖卽可知其向何方也 凡轉動之處雖未能停止然以便閱者明其轉動之方向形式故于轉動之處亦攝一圖或二圖雖不能如電影片之密合亦可以觀得其大槪凡轉動之處必須圓滿不可有凹凸稜角則得之矣 When I wrote The Art of Taiji Boxing [1925], I … Continue reading

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CHEN WEIMING’S CONTRIBUTION TO BAGUA

– 八卦掌擒拿圖 BAGUA PALMING & QINNA PHOTOS 陳微明 by Chen Weiming [published by the 致柔拳社 Achieving Softness Boxing Society, April, 1937] [translation by Paul Brennan, June, 2020] – 孫祿堂先生遺影 Portrait of Sun Lutang – 陳微明先生 Chen Weiming – 八卦掌圖序 INTRODUCTION … Continue reading

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YANG STYLE TAIJI SWORD

– 太極劍 附太極長拳 TAIJI SWORD Including TAIJI LONG BOXING 陳微明 by Chen Weiming [1928] [translation by Paul Brennan, Dec, 2012] – 太極劍 附太極長拳 Taiji Sword & Taiji Long Boxing 孝胥 – [calligraphy by] Zheng Xiaoxu [鄭孝胥] – 慎先婣世兄察書 For this … Continue reading

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ANSWERING QUESTIONS ABOUT TAIJI (TAIJI DA WEN)

– 太極答問 附單式練法 ANSWERING QUESTIONS ABOUT TAIJI Including SINGLE POSTURE PRACTICE METHODS 陳微明 by Chen Weiming [1929] [translation by Paul Brennan, Oct, 2012] – 太極答問 Answering Questions About Taiji 附單式練法 including “Single Posture Practice Methods” – [calligraphy by Chen Weiming] … Continue reading

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THE ART OF TAIJI BOXING (TAIJI QUAN SHU)

– 太極拳術 THE ART OF TAIJI BOXING 陳微明 by Chen Weiming [1925] [translation by Paul Brennan, March, 2012] – 太極拳術 The Art of Taiji Boxing 乙丑夏五〔鄭〕孝胥 – [calligraphy by] Zheng Xiaoxu, 2nd year of the cycle, summer, 5th month [June/July, … Continue reading

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