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SUMMER 2020 VOLUNTARY TRAINING

SUMMER 2020 VOLUNTARY TRAINING (Starts 1.6.) Summer is fast approaching and the government is loosening its pandemic restrictions. This enables us to once again provide our freeform summer park training at Hesperia Park. It’s going to be nice to see you again!   Due...

April Situation Update!

Hello dear members, On the 18th of March 2020, the Finnish government decided to apply a general lockdown to slow down the spread of the coronavirus, and this lockdown has been continued until the 13th of May. The lockdown applies to Baji Association as well, as we...

All courses cancelled until March 31, 2020

  The corona-virus, COVID-19, has become a global pandemic. The health of our practitioners and instructors is always our association's first priority, so in order to minimize the risk of infection, the Baji association board has decided to cancel all courses until...

Christmas party 14.12.2019

Hi everybody! It's again time to get together to relax and feast at the Christmas party. Like last year the place will be Chinese restaurant Happy Food Garden (Kalevankatu 23, 00100 Helsinki). We will celebrate on Saturday 14.12.2019 at 6 PM, evening is going to be...

Park training 2019

SUMMER’S FREE PARK PRACTICES 2019 (BEGINNING ON 20.5.) Summer is closing in and our weekly official lessons are done for this spring. Our active training culture has not, however, stopped at this time of year. Summer’s unofficial park practices in Töölönlahti, which...

Travel Plan (China 2019)

ARRIVAL AND ACCOMMODATION The plan is that we all will stay at the same hotel. Traditionally, we have been staying at a hotel called Badianba 8.8, which is located near the station of Muxidi. Master Lü will already be in Beijing in the beginning of June and can do...

Hi to all!

Hi to all! You can find course schedules and all exceptions on courses from our Schedule -page. It’s also good to write all the exception on your calendar. Our courses will start with assistant teachers, because Master Lü is travelling until 11.1.2019. Introduction of...

Christmas party 15.12.2018

Hi everybody! It's again time to get together to relax and feast at the Christmas party. Like last year the place will be Chinese restaurant Happy Food Garden (Kalevankatu 23, 00100 Helsinki). We will celebrate on Saturday 15.12.2018 at 6 PM, evening is going to be...

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Training in baji

The basics of training in baji can be divided into four basic level exercises: exercises in standing, the practice of single techniques, the so-called “small form” and finally exercises in pairs. Each of these categories consists of different forms of training, which...

Taiji as a martial art

Despite its roots, Taiji is not very well known as a martial art and is usually considered a health exercise (which it also is). This is not surprising in the sense that to learn Taiji on a level where it is really useful for combat takes a long time and requires...

The Posture Names of Chen Style Taiji’s Yi Lu Form

预备式            yù bèi shì                     Preparatory Posture 金刚捣碓        jīn gāng dǎo duì         Buddha’s Warrior Attendant Pounds the Mortar 揽扎衣            lǎn zhā yī                     Grab the Coat and Tie It Up 六封四闭        liù fēng sì bì                Six...

Yang Style Taiji 85 Form Posture Names

预备式              yù bèi shì                             Preparatory Posture 起势                  qĭ shì                                     Beginning of Taiji 揽雀尾              lăn què weĭ                          Stroke the Peacock’s Tail 单鞭                  dān biān  ...

Wu Zi Jue – The Five Character Secret of Success

五字诀 Wŭ Zì Jué by 李亦畲 Lĭ Yìshē (1832-1892) Five Character “Secret of Success” / ”Tricks of the Trade” (for Taijiquan) 心静    xīn jìng The (heart) mind is quiet, peaceful, still. 身灵    shēn líng The body is agile, nimble, sensitive – includes the idea of sensitivity and...

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