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What Does Taiji Training Include? | YMAA.COM

Taiji has been evolving for more than seven hundred years, and it is very difficult to state just exactly what makes up the art. The content of the art has varied from one generation to the next. For example, one generation might specialize in the taiji spear, and gradually come to ignore other aspects of the art, such as the ...

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Welcome to Taiji – YouTube

WELCOME TO TAIJI A 25-minute video exposing the annual dolphin slaughter in Taiji Japan. Made by Ric O’Barry and Diana Thater for One Voice. Sound recording … Article and Image courtesy of youtube.com  

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4 Methods of Dongyue Taiji — Part 2 – YouTube

Dongyue Taiji was declared by China to be the “Taiji for the new millennium“ when unveiled on January 1, 2000. Despite being a new innovation, Dongyue Taiji is firmly rooted in traditional principles with a heavy emphasis on basics. This issue is available for purchase online: http://www.martialartsmart.com/kf-200… Article and Image courtesy of youtube.com  

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Yang Family Fajin by Adam Mizner – Discover Taiji

An article by Adam Mizner The idea of fajin is highly debated in Taijiquan circles, where some consider it the be all and end all of taiji quan skill, while others who have never experienced it, consider it a fallacy. In truth, fajin is a fundamental method of taijiquan. No matter what one might think or argue, the fact remains ...

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YIN QIANHE’S TAIJI | Brennan Translation

There was obviously a serious initial intention to publish, since the trouble was taken to produce photos, though it is not clear that it was ever even completed as a manuscript, and we have been left with only a “chapter fourteen”. We could reasonably assume he would have used the same prefaces that appear in his Baduanjin and Taiji Sword ...

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Moving Health Tai Chi Vancouver Qigong

Overview Based on the Sun Style of Tai Chi, this scientifically researched program was developed specifically for people with arthritis. This simplified form of Tai Ch is also suitable for anyone with high blood pressure, diabetes, back pain, fibromyalgia, balance issues and osteoporosis, or for those who simply want to improve their overall health, fitness and sense of well-being. Dr. ...

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WU STYLE TAIJI SWORD (QIANKUN JIAN) | Brennan Translation

In my opinion, our nation’s sword arts have been passed down through the generations by basically three kinds of people:      1. Their sword art focuses on the task of exorcising demons. They act with an air of righteousness and practice celibacy. Article and Image courtesy of brennantranslation.wordpress.com  

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Tai Chi Shown to Increase Brain Size | Breaking Muscle

T’ai chi ch’uan, better known as Tai Chi in the English language, is gaining popularity worldwide. This trial showed increases in brain volume as well as cognitive improvements. The group that did not participate in Tai Chi actually showed brain shrinkage, consistent with what has been observed with people in that age group.3   Studies show that dementia, and the ...

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TAIJI BOXING ACCORDING TO LI SHOUJIAN | Brennan Translation

The descriptions of the postures, the movements of the hands and feet, in lifting and lowering, advancing and retreating, are all according to my teacher’s instructions without anything added, in order to maintain the authentic teachings and avoid generating a new style. 一推手。分大捋小捋散手。小捋有順步推手。合步推手。活步推手。略備九圖。以資表示惟活步則不便繪出。散手變化不居。尤難表示。 Pushing hands divides into large rollback, small rollback, and sparring. The small rollback occurs in the same-step ...

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