Following are some historical YouTube videos to assist you in better understanding the practical implementation of taijiquan. These YouTube videos can be explored as a way to familiarising yourself with the five major styles of taijiquan.
The Chen style of taijiquan is considered the oldest of the five major styles and the origin of the other styles. Following are some YouTube clips of Chen Fake’ students some of his grandson Chen Xiiaoxing.
Following are some YouTube clips of the descendants and students of Yang Chengfu.
Wu Hao Style
The Wu Hao style of Taijiquan is characterised by slow and internally loose movements. Following are some YouTube clips of the descendants and students of Hao Weizhen.
Wu-style is considered to have been developed by Wu Quanyou and his son Wu Jianquan in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Following are some YouTube clips of students and the descendants and of Wu Jianquan.
The Sun style of taijiquan is known for its smooth and flowing movements with gentle postures and high stances. Sun Lutang is credited with the development of the Sun-style of taijiquan. Following are some YouTube clips of the daughter and granddaughter of Sun Lutang.