Chen Double Saber

In addition to Pao Chui, my class will be learning the Chen tai chi double saber form. It’s fairly short, less than three minutes. Here’s a walk-through by Master Gohring of the opening moves.

Opening moves, double saber

Opening moves, double saber

Here’s a demo by Grand Master Chen Zhenglei. The form we are doing in class is slightly different, since Master Gohring learned it from Grandmaster Cheng Jincai, whose Chen Taiji differs from the prevailing style practiced in China today.

CZdao

A fourth degree student at our school performed double saber at our last black sash graduation. This video of Mr. Guidry differs slightly from what we learned in class; he has added some flourishes.

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