Handbook of T'Ai Chi Ch'Uan Exercises

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Weiser Books, Oct 1, 1996 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 224 pages
An easy way to maintain health and alleviate stress. Incorporates all three forms of T'ai Chi Ch'uan Exercises derived from the Yang style -the Short Form, Long Form, and Push Hands. Zhang provides easy-to-understand descriptions of the postures and movements used in each of the three forms, and outlines key points of general practice. Written for people who want to feel better, these easy-on-the-body movements bring increased health and freedom from stress. Index.
 

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Contents

Chapter I
1
Chapter II
9
Chapter IV
21
Wild Horse Waves Its Mane Left and Right
23
White Crane Spreads Its Wings
26
Brush Knee and Twist Step Left and Right
27
Play Pipa
30
Step Back to Drive the Monkey Away Left and Right
31
Single Whip
74
Sway Body to the Right to Subdue the Tiger
121
Withdraw and Kick with Right Heel
122
Hit the Opponents Ears with Both Fists
123
Kick with Left Heel
124
Turn Round and Kick with Right Heel
125
Step Forward Intercept and Punch
126
As if Blocking and Closing
127

Grasp the Birds Tail on the Left
34
Grasp the Birds Tail on the Right
37
Single Whip
40
Wave Hands like Clouds
41
Single Whip
44
Stroke the Horse from Above
45
Kick with Right Heel
46
Hit the Opponents Ears with Both Fists
48
Turn Round and Kick with Left Heel
49
Squat Down and Stand on Left Leg
51
Squat Down and Stand on Right Leg
53
Fair Lady Works with Shuttles Left and Right
54
Needle at Sea Bottom
57
Fend Off and Push Away with Arms
58
Turn Intercept and Punch
59
As if Blocking and Closing
60
Cross Hands
62
Concluding Posture
63
Diagram for Foot Positions for Simplified Tai Chi Chuan 645
64
Chapter V
67
Starting Posture
68
Grasp the Birds Tail
69
Carry Tiger to Mountain
128
Sideways Single Whip
129
Wild Horse Waves Its Mane Left and Right
130
Step Forward to Grasp the Birds Tail
133
Single Whip
136
Fair Lady Works with Shuttles
137
Step Forward to Grasp the Birds Tail
140
Single Whip
143
Wave Hands like Clouds
144
Single Whip
145
Squat Down
146
Golden Cock Stands on One Leg Left and Right
147
Step Back to Drive the Monkey Away Left and Right
148
Diagonal Flying Posture
150
Brush Left Knee and Twist Step
151
Fend Off and Push Away with Arms
152
Step Forward to Grasp the Birds Tail
153
Single Whip
154
Single Whip
156
Chapter VI
171
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