Enjoyed 13 Long Pole seminar and Sigong’s story of Guan Yin and how this historic figure relates to Chen pole techniques. Thanks to Sigong and all for the details! -Kay
Great to know which movements contain which techniques. I am starting to feel more at home with the energy of the form but I really need to try it out with a proper long pole to put it to the test.
Thank you Sigong.
Chen pole has very powerful fa jing, it is interesting trying to apply the power in different ways. Great seminar, thank you Sifu
I enjoyed part four of the Chen 13 Pole form though I can feel the effects of the ‘dou’ technique in my shoulder! I’m happy to experience that the movements are beginning to become more familiar now. I enjoy practising the form outdoors when I can use the long pole and feel the whipping of the movements. Thanks very much Sigong. Peter Hogg
A very powerful form with lots of new movements to incorporate into Chen Taiji knowledge. The last movement I like very much. Thank you Sifu!
The lecture explaining the techniques in each movement was really helpful. It is still a challenge to get the right power in the Dou movements, but getting clearer on the mechanics of it. Thank you Sigong. Christine
Looking forward to being home so I can try the techniques from this seminar and the last one on my spear — whilst away from home I have been doing these seminars on a broom handle and it is really no substitute. I look at my Sifu’s proper long pole and see the behaviour of the end when he uses Fa Jing and it looks breathtaking. My spear is not long enough, I am sure, but it has to be better than a broom handle!
Chen 13 Pole is like a body strengthening form, going through this requires waist training wrist arms and shoulders with the legs, all this begins to work on the internal aspects and the long pole extends the energy or should I say the Fa-ging to develop to the tip of the pole, the lecture was excellent, Sigong explained what we were training to achieve and also understanding the flow, and the name for each movement. Thank you Sigong for guiding us on the road to understanding Chen and our own selves, earl