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CHINARTE / Yongnian Portugal is a Chinese Martial Arts School that spreads out and promotes the teaching of Traditional Yang Tai Chi Chuan and Qigong. We develop a High Quality Teaching and our main aim is your personal and professional enrichment.



CHINARTE is the result of a life dream of the International Master Nelson Barroso, who has dedicated more than 30 years of his life to the Martial Arts' Study, Practice and Teaching. Master Nelson Barroso is a direct Disciple of Great Master Fu Sheng Yuan, who, nowadays, represents the Yang Tai Chi Traditional School, son of the Great Master Fu Zhong Wen, who established the World Yong Nian Federation to spread out the Authentic and Original Yang Tai Chi through the entire world.


Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Fu Zhong Wen and Fu Sheng Yuan performing Tui Shou



This is an old video, which is an historical document quite valuable.

Fu Zhong Wen, Yang Chengfu’s disciple, performing Traditional Yang Style Tui shou with his son Fu Sheng Yuan. In this video, in the first place they perform shuāng tui shou (fixed step with two hands). Then they do Da Lu . After minut 3:25 they start performing "steps in motion with straight steps" (shun tui shou). At last, after minut 3.39, they perform "steps in motion with cross steps" (tào tui shou.
In the end Fu Zhongwen also performs Dalu with one of his students.

Yang Form - Part III by Fu Zhong Wen

Sunday, December 5, 2010

Instructors' Yang Tai Chi Jien (Sword)

CHINARTE organized and promoted the Instructors' Yang Tai Chi Jien (Sword)Course, which was held on the 1st, 2d and 3th of October 2010 in Viana do Castelo (Portugal). The course was supervised by Master Nelson Barroso and had as aim to improve and develop the practiotioners habilities in this particular Traditional Yang Tai Chi Form.

For furthermore information (Portuguese Language) click on link: http://portugalchikung.blogspot.com/2010/10/satisfacao-total-curso-espada-yang-tai.html

Master Nelson Barroso and the Instructors: Josefina Lourenço, Diana Roque, João Pedro Costa, Lúcia Fonseca, Elsa Sardinha e Carlos Lema







For furthermore information (Portuguese Language) click on link: http://portugalchikung.blogspot.com/2010/10/satisfacao-total-curso-espada-yang-tai.html

Instructors'Yang Tai Chi Dao Course

CHINARTE organized and promoted the Instructors' Yang Tai Chi Dao Course, which was held on the 26th, 27th and 28th of November 2010 in Viana do Castelo (Portugal). The course was supervised by Master Nelson Barroso and had as aim to improve and develop the practiotioners habilities in this particular Traditional Yang Tai Chi Form.
As Master Nelson Barroso referred: " To learn Authentic Tai Chi is a task that never ends, we always have to work deeper to perfect our Tai Chi Performance. There are several details to improve in each level we achieve of practice. We must be sincere, diligent and perseverant if we want to get a better practice. Just with this kind of attitude we will progress continuously."



Master Nelson Barroso and the instructors: Carlos Lema, Diana Roque, Paula Ferreira, Sónia Ferreira, Paula Gomes e Carlos Felgueiras