Master Su’s First Australian Disciple

December 16, 2015 – Master Su has accepted his first international (Australian) disciple.  Annie is a Year 5 student at Edge Hill State School and is very interested in filming and martial arts. Her mother Julia is a big Tai Chi fan and has a family history of Tai Chi practice. 2015年12月16日 – 苏建平大师收下了他人生第一个外籍入室弟子。来自澳大利亚凯恩斯的安妮是Edge Hill公立小学5年纪的学生。她对影视及武术都非常有兴趣和造诣。其母菜荣君也是太极爱好者。他们家族练级太极已有几代人了。 Read more →

Master Su visiting Schools

December 7th & 9th, 2015: Master Su visited Edge Hill State School and Trinity Beach State School in Cairns. He demonstrated Tai Chi to the teachers and students and had special training sessions with the heads of HPE (Health & Physical Education) Department. 2015年12月7日、9日,苏建平大师为凯恩斯两所学校展示太极奥妙,还为体育组领导上了一节太极课,让他们对太极又有了新的认识。 Read more →

Tai Chi Experience Session with staff at St Andrew’s Catholic College, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Master Su’s visit to St Andrew’s Catholic College was very successful. Staff learned a lot and had new views on Tai Chi. Mr. Peter Wex (teacher) said, “I was really impressed with his expertise. In our short session, I learned a lot about how tai chi helps you become more aware of your movements and how to change your centre… Read more →

陈氏太极拳历史代表人物系列—陈王廷

陈王廷在河南省焦作市温县陈沟村创立太极拳,中国太极拳的鼻祖。 陈王廷(1600一1680),又名奏庭。明末清初人。文武兼优,精于拳械,功夫深厚。在河南、山东一带很有声望。曾在山东扫荡群匪,贼闻名不敢逼近。因当时社会动荡,久不得志。在他年老陷居期间,依据祖传之拳术,博采众家之精华,结合太极阴阳之理,参考中医经络学说及导引、吐纳之术,创造了一套具有阴阳相合,刚柔相济的陈式太极拳。陈王庭传授下来的有一至五路陈式太极拳、陈式炮捶一路、陈式长拳108势、陈式双人推手和陈式刀、枪、剑、棍、镧、双人黏枪等器械。其中陈式双人推手和陈式双人黏枪,更具前所未有的独特风格。 陈王廷是陈家沟,第九世,其父名抚民,祖名思贵,均好拳习武,《陈氏家谱》说王廷又名奏廷,“明末武庠生,清初文庠生。在山东称名手 ……陈氏拳手刀枪创始人也。”但族谱、墓碑、《温县志》都作“王廷”,故应作陈王廷。  陈王廷出身地主家庭,据《温县志 》记载,在明思宗崇祯十四年(1641) ,任温县“乡兵守备 ”,明亡后隐居家乡,晚年造拳自娱,教授弟子儿孙。如《遗词》上半首说:“叹当年,披坚执锐,扫荡群寇,几次颠险。蒙恩赐,枉徒然;到如今,年老残喘只落得《黄庭 》一卷随身伴。闷来时造拳,忙来时耕田,趁余闲,教下些弟子儿孙,成龙成虎任方便 ……”。陈王廷于明亡时正当壮年,到“年老残喘”,尚能“耕田”、“造拳”,可推定其创造太极拳,应在十七世纪的七十年代,即1644年明亡后的三十年光景。 陈王廷的著作因年代久远,多遭散失。主要流传有《拳经总歌》以及《长短句》两篇。 拳经总歌·陈王廷 纵放屈伸人莫知,诸靠缠绕我皆依。 劈打推压得进步,搬撂横采也难敌。 钩掤逼揽人人晓,闪惊巧取有谁知。 佯输诈走谁云败,引诱回冲致胜归。 滚拴搭扫灵微妙,横直劈砍奇更奇。 截进遮拦穿心肘,迎风接步红炮捶。 二换扫压挂面脚,左右边簪桩跟脚。 截前压后无缝锁,防东击西要熟识。 上拢下提君须记,进攻退闪莫迟迟。 藏头盖面天下有,攒心剁胁世间稀。 老师不识此中理,难将武艺论高低。 长短句 叹当年,披坚执锐,扫荡群氛,几次颠险! 蒙恩赐,枉徒然,到而今年老残喘。 只落得《黄庭》一卷随身伴,闲来时造拳,忙来时耕田, 趁余闲,教下些弟子儿孙,成龙成虎任方便。 欠官粮早完,要私债即还,骄谄勿用,忍让为先。 人人道我憨,人人道我颠,常洗耳不弹冠。 笑杀那万户诸侯,兢兢业业,不如俺心中常舒泰,名利总不贪参透机关 识彼邯郸,陶情于渔水,盘桓乎山川,兴也无干,废也无干。 若得个世境安康、恬淡如常,不悔不求,哪管他世态炎凉, 成也无关,败也无关。不是神仙谁是神仙?     点击看原文 Read more →

Tai Chi Master Free School Experience Lessons – Session 1

Just before Easter holidays, Tai Chi Planet International offered 4 lucky schools in Cairns a free Tai Chi Master Experience Lesson. Master Su, Tongxin (Jerry) and his team went to Cairns State High School, Yorkeys Knob State School, Trinity Beach State School and St Andrew’s Catholic College and had some great time with the students and staff members. Students and… Read more →

Local Radio Broadcasting

5/12/2014 Master Su, Tongxin joined Cairns Chinese Radio Programme FM 89.1. He talked about the Tai Chi theories in depth to the local Chinese community on air. 2014年12月5日,苏同欣老师加入了凯恩斯华人电台FM 89.1。在广播中他很深入地和主持人交流他对太极的理解。 Read more →

Tai Chi Lunchtime Fun

On December 1st, 2014, Master Su, Tongxin and his fellow Tai Chi instructors organised some fun Tai Chi games at St Andrew’s Catholic College, Redlynch. Students from Year 6 & 7 thoroughly enjoyed the activities. As permission is pending at the moment, photos are not currently available. 2014年12月1日,苏同欣老师的太极教练队伍来到了圣安德鲁天主教学院给6、7年级的学生们展示了太极的魅力。学生们非常喜爱太极游戏活动。由于正在申请许可,照片暂时不能公布。 Read more →