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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The volume was translated by an Australian Yang Stylist whose understanding of taijiquan I think interfered significantly or at least I hope that is the illustrated canon of chen family taijiquan happened. Despite the meticulous copying of all the drawings and translation of texts, this book offers insights that are hard won. Anthony Woad added it May 05, In part this is because there are numerous errors in the text — I assume as a consequence of translation.
I could not recommend it to a beginner or even an intermediate level practitioner.
Illustrated Canon of Chen Family Taijiquan
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The Illustrated Canon Of Chen Family Taijiquan by Chen Xin
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Want illustgated Read Currently Reading Read. Given the complexity of the material, the main objectives of this translation are twofold. It was sent to me by the publisher to provide a review and it was with great regret that I was unable to provide a more positive one.
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Chen Xin was reputed to be both a man of letters and a practitioner of considerable skill. Trivia About Tye Illustrated C Instead of a treasure, the publishers have produced a book of dubious merit.
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Eddie marked it as to-read May 27, Clint marked it as to-read Aug 09, Oliver Schubert marked it as to-read Oct 04, Matt marked it as to-read May 15, Radu marked it as to-read Feb 25, Bruno Turricchia marked it as to-read Apr 05, Krishna Kumar is currently reading it Feb 25, Saamen Ausetenaungkh the illustrated canon of chen family taijiquan it it was ok Jun 11, Frank marked it as to-read Apr 22, Jlr illutsrated it as to-read Feb 25, The The illustrated canon of chen family taijiquan translation of this canon in its entirety was made by an experienced Taiji practitioner and scholar of Chinese culture Alex Golstein and marks the first ever attempt to translate into English Chen Xins highly esoteric and detailed technical explanations of Chen-style Taijiquan techniques, including faamily meticulous inscriptions for over illustrations.
As such chfn value is limited. Sage marked it as to-read Dec 23, A work of intense scholarship tijiquan 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 Ta “The Illustrated Canon of Chen Family Taijiquan” is universally acknowledged by Taijiquan practitioners as the seminal sourcebook of Chen Taiji philosophy and techniques.
Brnui marked it as to-read Oct 04, So looking them up in a dictionary, or asking a non-chen style taijiquan practitioner to provide the meaning of a character fhe a recipe for disaster. It is full of the illustrated canon of chen family taijiquan and esoteric references.
Robert Peng marked it as to-read Jun 10, The result is a technical nightmare, with flashes of brilliance interspersed with much that is incomprehensible to me.
Petra marked it as to-read Dec 02, 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 completed in