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  1. aaradia replied to the thread Nachi's Log.

    In my original TCC curriculum, we had to learn 3 forms on both sides. 24 step, Plum Blossom Fan and the 32 Gim. They eliminated that...

    Jan 17, 2022 at 8:47 PM
  2. aaradia replied to the thread Journal of Aaradia's MA Journey.

    Students always have the right to request to switch instructors too. If they aren't happy with their current one. It happens...

    Jan 17, 2022 at 5:03 PM
  3. aaradia replied to the thread Journal of Aaradia's MA Journey.

    Saturday, January 15 ,2022 - Rest day Been taking an at home Covid test every other day. Still negative. Pretty dang sure I don't have...

    Jan 17, 2022 at 5:30 AM
  4. aaradia liked Flying Crane's post in the thread Nachi's Log.

    When I was with my first Sifu, he is mostly interested in taiji and bagua, and also is the head coach at the University of California at...

    Jan 16, 2022 at 5:35 PM
  5. aaradia liked Flying Crane's post in the thread Nachi's Log.

    Tibetan crane is the only thing I train now, and I’ve got a small group, just two students at the moment, we meet in the park in the...

    Jan 15, 2022 at 11:05 PM
  6. aaradia replied to the thread Journal of Aaradia's MA Journey.

    Likewise, let me know what answer you get when you ask. No, there are a handful of Tai-Sifu's in the Plum Blossom Federation. Two in my...

    Jan 15, 2022 at 10:58 PM
  7. aaradia replied to the thread Journal of Aaradia's MA Journey.

    The letting go and catching a spear is to simulate the idea of being able to re-catch your weapon if you lost control of it during...

    Jan 15, 2022 at 8:26 PM
  8. aaradia replied to the thread Journal of Aaradia's MA Journey.

    The letting go and catching a spear is to simulate the idea of being able to re-catch your weapon if you lost control of it during...

    Jan 15, 2022 at 8:25 PM
  9. aaradia liked Flying Crane's post in the thread Nachi's Log.

    Ah, you are doing Chen taiji. That explains the complexity. A Chen derivative was part of my training for over a decade, I learned...

    Jan 15, 2022 at 6:09 PM
  10. aaradia replied to the thread Journal of Aaradia's MA Journey.

    \ The TCC spear form is created by our GM. Based on techniques and moves taught to him by his TCC teacher, Hu Yuen-Chou. GGM Hu...

    Jan 15, 2022 at 6:00 PM
  11. aaradia liked Nachi's post in the thread Nachi's Log.

    I didn't know you had also learned a spear form. Do you still practice it from time to time? I see. I don't have much knowledge about...

    Jan 15, 2022 at 8:28 AM
  12. aaradia liked Flying Crane's post in the thread Journal of Aaradia's MA Journey.

    We are seeing the same thing up here, and we live in an area with a fairly robust anti-vax, anti-mask attitude. It is pretty...

    Jan 15, 2022 at 6:51 AM
  13. aaradia liked axelb's post in the thread Nachi's Log.

    I didn't realize they had spear in taiji forms also. I had learnt a wushu spear form in my kungfu days, I can see the comparisons in...

    Jan 15, 2022 at 5:32 AM
  14. aaradia liked Flying Crane's post in the thread Nachi's Log.

    I would consider that to be a rather complex set. More so than the one that I practice. That is a lot of work for that one. Thanks...

    Jan 15, 2022 at 5:32 AM
  15. aaradia replied to the thread Journal of Aaradia's MA Journey.

    Nachi, for comparison of our styles similarities and differences, here is an edited clip of the Tai Chi spear form I know. Well, I have...

    Jan 15, 2022 at 5:28 AM