Alexis Hernandez Pascual-Roy, a student at the Shaolin Taichi Cultural Center, created this awesome video compliation of the students. This is a great example of what students will be learning and practicing in a typical class.
Shi Chang Yuan performing a short portion of Lao Jia Er Lu, a traditional Chen style Taijiquan form at World Tai Chi Day. Shifu Yuan is the head master at the Shaolin Tai Chi Cultural Center in Las Vegas. This is the perfect example of Chen Tai Chi explosive power, such a masterful performance.
Shifu Yuan demonstrates some of the basic movements in Tai Chi Ch'uan ( tàijíquán). Tai Chi (taji) training forms are especially known for being practiced with slow movement. Medical research has found evidence that tai chi is helpful for improving balance and for promoting psychological health and all-around general health benefits, expecially in older people.
Shifu Yuan Demonstrates some more Tai Chi. The movements are derived from fighting, and although most gestures are slow, there are some quick ones, this is characteristic of Chen style.
Every year there is a spectacular performance on Chinese New Year in Chinatown, Las Vegas. Asian Culture is celebrated with martial arts demonstrations, Lion Dancing, Taiko Drumming, Southsea Dancing and other exciting exhibitions. Shifu Yuan performs in 2012 with a pudao, an ancient Chinese weapon used in the infantry to cut the legs of horses during battle.
Shifu Yuan, Shifu Xing Wei, Shifu Jie and the studentsfrom Shaolin Kung Fu Chan perform at the WCK (World Championship Kickboxing) Muay Thai / WuLing Feng with Henan TV Opening Ceremony at the Plaza Hotel in Las Vegas 2012.