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Yang Style Traditional Long Form T'ai Chi Ch'uan

Yang Style Traditional Long Form T'ai Chi Ch'uan

As Taught by Master T.T. Liang

  • Author: Gordon Muir
  • Publisher: Blue Snake Books
  • ISBN: 9781583942215
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 225
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Explains the mechanics of t'ai chi, focusing on the unique and complex methods of the correct movement, using the traditional long form.

Mastering Yang Style Taijiquan

Mastering Yang Style Taijiquan

  • Author: Fu Zhongwen
  • Publisher: North Atlantic Books
  • ISBN: 1583946888
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 264
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Fu Zhongwen's classic guide offers the best documentation available of the Yang style of taijiquan. The superbly detailed form instructions and historic line art drawings are based on Fu’s many years as a disciple of Yang Chengfu, taijiquan’s legendary founder. Also included are concise descriptions of fixed-step, moving-step, and da lu push hands practices. Additional commentary by translator Louis Swaim provides key insight into the text’s philosophical language and imagery, further elucidating the art’s cultural and historical foundations.

Yang Style Tai Ji Quan

Yang Style Tai Ji Quan

A Beginner’s Guide

  • Author: Zhen Hu ,Shizu Xu ,Hon k. Lee ,Wanling Li
  • Publisher: PMPH-USA
  • ISBN: 7117133538
  • Category: Exercise therapy
  • Page: 97
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This book teaches what is still the most commonly known tai ji quan style in the world—the Yang family tai ji quan, with a focus on the 40 Movement Routine. A distinguishing feature of the modern Yang style tai ji quan is that because of its simple, gentle movements, it can be learned and practiced by people of virtually all ages and body constitutions. As a means of health cultivation, tai ji quan enhances coordination, strength and flexibility, and harmonizes both the body and mind, which is why it is known to promote mental and physical wellbeing as well as prevent disease. With step-by-step instructions and ample photographs of each posture, this book is the perfect companion for the beginner. We are sorry that the DVD content are not included.

Tai Chi for Beginners

Tai Chi for Beginners

  • Author: Conor Kilgallon,Andrew Austin
  • Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
  • ISBN: 1448848288
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 96
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Provides an introduction to tai chi, describing the fundamentals of tai chi practice and presenting twenty-four form sequences.

The Sexual Alarm System

The Sexual Alarm System

Women's Unwanted Response to Sexual Intimacy and How to Overcome It

  • Author: Judith Leavitt
  • Publisher: Jason Aronson
  • ISBN: 0765709155
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 183
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The Sexual Alarm System explores the mental shield that develops around many womens bodies to protect them from real and perceived sexual intrusions and dangers. Leavitt discusses how the Alarm functions, how it develops, what triggers it, and how it interferes with a womans ability to be sexual in an intimate partnership.

Tai Chi Chuan Classical Yang Style

Tai Chi Chuan Classical Yang Style

The Complete Form and Qigong

  • Author: Jwing-Ming Yang
  • Publisher: Ymaa Publications
  • ISBN: 9781594392009
  • Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Page: 377
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Tai Chi Chuan (Taijiquan) is one of the most popular and effective health and exercise activities practiced today. This revised edition offers beginners a comprehensive introduction to Tai Chi, a step-by-step guide to learning the complete form and the fundamentals necessary for correct practice. In this guide, you will learn: -History of Tai Chi Chuan -The relationships between Qi, Qigong, and Tai Chi -Tai Chi Chuan's Thirteen Postures -Tai Chi Qigong Sets -The Complete Yang Style Long Form, step by step -How to practice Tai Chi for best long-term results

Tai Chi Sword Classical Yang Style

Tai Chi Sword Classical Yang Style

The Complete Form, Qigong, And Applications, Revised

  • Author: Jwing-Ming Yang
  • Publisher: YMAA Publication Center, Inc.
  • ISBN: 1594392862
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 276
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ForeWord Reviews Indie Fab Award WINNER - 2014Reach for the Highest Level of Tai Chi Practice You can achieve the highest level of tai chi practice by including tai chi sword in your training regimen. Here's your chance to take the next step in your tai chi journey Once you have attained proficiency in the bare hand form and have gained listening and sensing skills from pushing hands, you are ready for tai chi sword. The elegant and effective techniques of traditional tai chi sword Tai chi sword will help you control your qi, refine your tai chi skills, and master yourself. You will strengthen and relax your body, calm and focus your mind, improve your balance, and develop proper tai chi breathing. This book provides a solid and practical approach to learning tai chi sword accurately and quickly. Includes over 500 photographs with motion arrows! • Historical overview of tai chi sword • Fundamentals, including hand forms and footwork • Generating power with the sword • 12 tai chi sword breathing exercises • 30 key tai chi sword techniques with applications • 12 fundamental tai chi sword solo drills • Complete 54-movement Yang Tai Chi Sword sequence • 48 martial applications from the tai chi sword sequence • 10 tai chi sword 2-person matching drills No matter your age, tai chi sword is a wonderful way to improve your health and well-being. Tai Chi Chuan is one of the more popular health activities practiced today. According to the NCCAM div. of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, between 2.3–3 million people practice tai chi in the United States. Recommended by healthcare professionals, practiced for pleasure, fitness, or martial arts; by young and old alike, tai chi creates a vast community of people practicing for many different reasons. Many students expand their practice to include the Tai Chi Sword. It’s fun, builds strength, and develops concentration and focus. Tai chi sword is integral to the long-term study of tai chi and qigong. This revised edition of our classic book on Tai Chi Sword includes a new modern, easy-to-follow layout; each movement is presented in 4-6 large photographs with lucid instructions on how to perform them; shows martial applications to help get the angles correct. Other sections offer a brief history of Tai Chi Sword, fundamental training routines, and qigong exercises to connect your Tai Chi Sword practice to your internal health.

Tàijí Jiàn 32-Posture Sword Form

Tàijí Jiàn 32-Posture Sword Form

  • Author: James Drewe
  • Publisher: Singing Dragon
  • ISBN: 9781846428692
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 224
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The Sword Form is an important aspect of the popular Chinese martial art, Tàijíquan. The 32-Posture Sword Form, from the point of view of the physical movements only, is not complex, but there is a significant amount of other information, relating to the applications, that is open to interpretation. Written by an experienced teacher of Tàijíquan, this book provides a detailed description of the Jian (the sword), its parts and how it should be held. Using photographs and illustrations, the author gives step-by-step instructions for the main 13 applications including sword strokes, stances and footwork techniques. This book contains a wealth of information on Sword Form technique and is an ideal resource for students of martial arts, experienced practitioners or anyone interested in learning about Tàijíquan.

Ultimate guide to tai chi

Ultimate guide to tai chi

  • Author: John R. Little,Curtis Wong
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill
  • ISBN: 9780809228331
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 299
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Covers the history, traditions, philosophies, and techniques of the Chinese martial art