I haven’t been training in Chen Old Frame for long, so when I had the opportunity to train with a Chen Master, I knew it would be an opportunity of a …
The concept of “four ounces moves a thousand pounds” indicates that size differences should not matter for someone skilled in the art of Taijiquan.
The word 'Relax' is a pleasing one and I've yet to find a better word to replace it. It is, perhaps though, problematic.
Acceleration is also used in Taijiquan, there is an emphasis on using a unified (whole-body) structure, therefore emphasizing the “m” (mass)
Taijiquan prevents falls and other difficulties in elderly populations, but how does Taijiquan balance stability with mobility in fit practitioners?
Many Western fitness and exercise programs work from the outside to inside. Strength training springs immediately to mind, and even running fits into this
In two previous articles I presented unorthodox views of the four primary jin of Taijiquan’s thirteen energies/techniques peng, lu, ji, and
Whether you are taking part in a class indoors or by yourself outdoors, wearing comfortable clothing for practicing Tai Chi is a must.
Two of the thirteen energies/techniques (十三式 shi san shi) of Taijiquan (太極拳) are peng (掤 rebound or “ward off”) and lu (履 divert or “roll …
Both tea and Tai Chi come from China and after exploring these art forms it has become obvious that along with cultural connections they complement each