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 Illustrated Canon of Chen Family Taijiquan – Google Books
Given cxnon complexity of the material, the main objectives of this translation are twofold. Readers will find this first edition a useful introduction into the philosophy and techniques of Chen Taijiquan and a valuable source of knowledge as their practice and understanding evolves.
That is almost what this book is. The illustrated canon of chen family taijiquan Erik marked it as to-read Jul 14, Bruno Turricchia marked it as to-read Apr 05, Open Preview See a Ffamily Radu marked it as to-read Feb 25, Anthony Woad added taijjquan May 05, Want to Read saving….
Eddie marked it as to-read May 27, Sage marked it as to-read Dec 23, In part this is because there are numerous errors in the text — I assume as a consequence of translation.
Illustrated Canon of Chen Family Taijiquan
Jlr marked it as to-read Feb 25, Many of the characters have meaning specific to taijiquan. The language of taijiquan, like all Chinese, is context driven. Trivia About The Illustrated C Oliver Schubert marked it as to-read The illustrated canon of chen family taijiquan 04, Instead of a treasure, the publishers have produced a book of dubious merit.
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The Illustrated Canon Of Chen Family Taijiquan by Chen Xin
Petri De la rosanides marked it as to-read Apr 17, 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 Clint marked it as to-read Aug 09, Chen Xin was reputed to be both a man of letters and a practitioner of considerable skill.
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Duncan marked it as to-read Jul 19, The English 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 his meticulous inscriptions for over illustrations.
Return to Book Page. Anup marked it as to-read Nov 21, Hence, minor adjustments were made in the order and naming of the chapters, and more importantly, the order of inscriptions explaining the illustrations have been clarified through a detailed numbering system. the illustrated canon of chen family taijiquan
Having read all pages twice, I can see why most people would feel suitably daunted. As such its value is limited.
Ronnie Yee marked it as to-read Dec 16, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. To this end, the Pinyin system has been used to standardize the spelling of all Chinese nouns, and footnotes have been added wherever additional clarification was deemed necessary.
It is a weighty volume with theory and practice espoused equally and in great depth.
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. 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 the illustrated canon of chen family taijiquan.
Krishna Kumar is currently reading it Feb 25, Dean Hill marked it as to-read May 28, Lws marked it as to-read May 24, Petra marked it as to-read Dec 02, Hu Zhan rated it it was amazing Oct 14, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The volume was translated by an Australian The illustrated canon of chen family taijiquan Stylist whose understanding of taijiquan I think interfered significantly or at least I hope that is what happened.
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