Comments and reviews of the Push Hands Meeting
On this page you can comment your experience at the Push Hands Meetings in Hannover. Constructive critics are welcome. Also you will find links to reviews of some of last 14 events. To get an idea of the first push hands meeting also see the video (dvd) of the 1st meeting.
Reviews of the 13th and14th Int. Push Hands Meeting
The International Push Hands Meeting staged in Hannover, Germany is a firmly fixed schedule in the minds of most northern European players, who like to exchange with others, in the often varied art of tai chi tui shou, or push hands as it’s better known to most. Taking place annually, and now in its 14th year, it provides the first opportunity of the year to meet friends, old and new, from various Europan locales… continue reading
13 years is a considerable time and many changes can take place over such a period and, despite any superstitious associations to the number, the 13th Push Hands Meeting was no less successful than any of the preceding events.
Organised by Nils Klug, a close student of William CC Chen, the gathering has been instrumental in garnering an open approach to the art of push hands (tui shou), freely showcasing teachers from a variety of styles and approaches whilst encouraging students of all levels to work together in a spirit of sharing and openness… continue reading
After ten years of practicing tai chi in my local school in Finland, I decided to find out what’s out there in the world. I googled for a while for tai chi events in Europe with the special aim at potential pushing hands seminars. That’s when I found it: International push hands meeting in Hannover. After reading through the web page of the event, I made the decision to give it a try within two hours. No sleeping overnight needed… continue reading