Basic exercises of Chen Taijiquan

 

Fang Song Gong: relaxing- and warm up-exercises
preparation of muscles, tendons and joints for the following Eercises and for coming back to the center
 

Zhanzhuang Qi Gong: Standing like a pillar or a tree
connecting mind and body, gaining roots and opening the energy pathways
 

Chan Sii Gong: Silk Reeling
for learning the Chen Taiji-movement principle (3 kinds of motion) in simple basic movements
 

These exercises facilitate the practice of forms and internalize the principles of Taijiquan in simple processes, or even standing exercises. They are essential for a solid technique.