Dragon River school of Tai Chi Chuan

Chen style Tai Chi Chuan, classes in Nottingham, Mansfield, Ravenshead & Alfreton (Derbyshire)

Some videos of the Chen style:

Below are a few videos that I hope you can follow at home to help you learn the forms we cover in the class.  Feel free to download them and use them any way you like.


I've also started producing my own DVDs.  Although they're mainly aimed at helping my students, in the same way my teacher did way back when I first started learning Tai Chi, they're starting to turn out quite well - which is nice!

Just in case you'd like better quality videos, with narrated instructions and from different angles and speeds, I've got DVDs to help you learn the Chen 18 and LaoJia forms & Yang 24 too, as well as a couple of Chi Kun exercises. Ask in class for details.

And if you don't have a DVD player, I've just started an online shop - buy the videos you'd like and once you've downloaded them, you can play them whenever & wherever you like!  Just go to the https://chentaichi.webs.com/apps/webstore/" target="_blank">Webstore page.

 
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  • Chen 18 form
    by Dave Ashbey on October 9, 2011 at 4:19 PM
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    The modern Chen style short form - employing all of the principles of the Chen style Tai Chi Chuan

  • Chen 18 form on the beach
    by Dave Ashbey on December 22, 2015 at 4:43 AM
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    Filmed in the summer of 2015 in North Devon, early in the morning before all the surfers & day trippers arrived!

  • Foundation form - front view
    by Dave Ashbey on June 2, 2012 at 9:03 AM
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  • Foundation form - from behind
    by Dave Ashbey on October 9, 2011 at 4:18 PM
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    From behind - so hopefully easier to follow!

  • The Chen Cannon Fist
    by Dave Ashbey on December 22, 2015 at 4:46 AM
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    Its a little bit yellow, and from a few years ago, but hopefully you can get a fair idea what the Chen style 'second form' is all about - not quite your stereotype for what Tai Chi might look like!

  • Yang 24 form
    by Dave Ashbey on December 22, 2015 at 4:48 AM
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    Very much what most people expect Tai Chi to look like - one of the first forms to be introduced in the UK & the first one I learned, back in the early 90's.


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