DW166-05 Chen Style Taijiquan - Chen Style Tai Chi Old Frame II by Zhu Tiancai MP4

Old Frame Routine Two of Chen-Style Taijiquan, also called Cannon Fist, is mainly forceful. In practice the shaking foot sends off force in dodging, spreading, moving, jumping in a loose and vivid way. The hand initiates force, leads the body and steps, with stable feet and sufficient energy. Its major applied movements are Pull downward, Bend backward, Elbow Stroke, and Shoulder Stroke, accompanied by Ward off, Deflect, Squeeze, And Press. This DVD is characterized with Routine It's fastness, forcefulness and vigorousness.

  • Lecturer: Zhu TianCai 
  • Format: MP4
  • Language Speaking: Chinese
  • Subtitle: Chinese/English
  • Length of time: 116'27"


Grandmaster Zhu Tiancai


Grandmaster Zhu Tiancai's birthplace is in China, Henan, Chenjiagou. He is the 19th generation disciple of the Chen Family Taijiquan. He started learning from Grandmaster Chen Zhaopi and Grandmaster Chen Zhaokui from a very young age. Having great passion and love for the martial art and under strict guidance from the two Grandmasters, Grandmaster Zhu Tiancai has perfectly mastered Chen Taijiquan. His display of Chen Taijiquan is described as "smooth flowing" and "softness," giving people watching the routine a beautiful and relaxed feeling. 

With over fifty years of teaching experience, Grandmaster Zhu has compiled a set of teaching methodologies useful for both beginners and professionals. The art can be practiced as a form of basic exercise for health improvement and in the advanced stages can also be used as a defensive martial art. 

Grandmaster Zhu has been traveling around the world teaching and imparting the art of Chen Taijiquan. His teaching is well known and received by international Wushu and Taiji organizations. His students are numerous and Grandmaster Zhu was honored as one of the four "Arhats" of Chen Taijiquan. He is also an international Chen Taijiquan Instructor. 

Over the years, Grandmaster Zhu has written and published many books and video cds with detailed explanations and illustrations of Chen Taijiquan, including Swords, Push-hands, and many other aspects of the art.