Tai chi: a practical introduction
Tai Chi, the martial art that focuses on sequences of movements, promotes excellent health and relief from stress, and is suitable for people of all ages. This clear, accessible introduction includes a section on the history and philosophy of Tai Chi and a detailed explanation of the Tai Chi movements, the 48 Form Set.
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What is Tai Chi Chuan?
Tai Chi and Philosophy
The Theory of Chi Kung
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45 degrees abdomen ahead of right begin bend Bodhidharma body turns Bow Sim Mark Bow stance bring the left bringing left palm bringing right palm Buddhism Ch'an Cheng Man-ch'ing Chinese Chinese martial arts clock downward facing exercise feel feet Figure flat foot close force Form gravity ground Guitar Lute head heel raised inwards Kung Lao Tzu left arm left elbow left fist left forearm left heel left hip left leg left shoulder left toes lower martial artists martial arts move movement muscles palm pushes Punch Push Hands raising left relaxed right arm right fist right heel right hip right knee right leg right palm back right shoulder right toes scapula shift weight shift your weight side step forward style Sun Lu-t'ang Sun style Tao Te Ching Taoist thigh turn left turn right turning body upward facing waist Ward Western wrist Wushu