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Chen Pan-ling 50th Anniversary Memorial

Schedule of Events: 9:30 A.M.: Old photographic records of Master Chen Pan-Ling will be shown on a big projection screen. Part 1: Memorial of Grand Master Chen Pan-Ling. 1. Speech by Master Yu Kung-Bao 2. Speeches by Representatives of Famous … Continue reading

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Save the Date!

You are invited to “The Next Occasional Push Hands Gathering” to be held on Saturday, September 23rd, from 1 to 5 pm at The Virginia Martial Arts Center 3352 Taylor Rd, Chesapeake, Va, 23221 Free Admission for All! This is … Continue reading

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Seeking Taiji Stick Form Information

Recently, some leaflets were found in the back of a 1974 Chinese language version of “Chen Panling’s Taijiquan Textbook” (中華國術太極拳教材 陳泮嶺著). See gallery below: While the leaflet printed in red is obviously a list of the 99 Taijiquan form’s postures, … Continue reading

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Teacher Certificate Ceremony

On February 4th, 2017, in a small informal ceremony, Master Terry Price awarded Teacher Certificates to five very deserving students:  Teri Chong, Anthony Nguyen, Wesley Lammay, Timothy Barth and Jennifer Barth. Each of these Students has demonstrated an excellent understanding … Continue reading

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World Taiji and Qigong Day 2017

The time is once again drawing near for our annual participation in World Taiji and Qigong day! Saturday April 29, 2017 Unity Church of Tidewater 5580 Shell Road Virginia Beach, VA Click here for Directions… Participants should arrive no later … Continue reading

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World Tai Chi Day

When: Saturday, April 30th. Form starts at 10am Where: The Unity Church of Tidewater 5580 Shell Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23455 Brothers and sisters, World Tai Chi Day is fast approaching. We will, as always, be gathering together on the last … Continue reading

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Push Hands Gathering

When: Sunday March 6th Where: Virginia Martial Arts Center Time: 1:00 pm until about 5:00 pm This event is free and open to all skill levels (or even no skill level). This is a time to share your experiences and … Continue reading

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September 2016 Seminar

We are excited to announce that Master James Sumarac, along with his lovely wife Shou Mei, will be visiting the United States in September. Master Sumarac is adopted brother and direct student to Chen Yun Ching, son of Chen Pan Ling … Continue reading

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Diversity

How many Tai Chi players does it take to change a lightbulb? Answer: 100. One to change the bulb and the other 99 to say, “We do not do it that way in our style of Tai Chi.” From “The … Continue reading

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Internal Energy

‘What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.’ – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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