Sifu Gene Chen


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Sifu Gene Chen and Don Houston



As our world becomes smaller, more compact, miniaturized, and efficient, westerners are not ready for what this means socially. Crammed in ever smaller spaces at home and at work we will need to know how to behave.

From the observer's point of view, Taiji appears as an exercise; to others a fighting art. But hidden within its form is a logic that instructs on how to behave in tight situations when confronting forces more powerful than your own. This hidden way of thinking is what makes Taiji an essential art of study.

First, a little background..

To understand the psychology involved in practicing Taiji, it's necessary to explain the saying shown here:

"On behalf Heaven, walk path"

before illuminating the hidden wisdom held within Taiji.

The saying has a long and storied history, much of what has been misused. Misrepresentation and distortion began 1,500 years ago, when a Buddhist priest and an empress regent proclaimed themselves Maitreya, the Future Buddha.

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