Practical

1. After learning the hand form, what else do we learn? Students learn the Hand Form, Push Hands, and Weapons (sword, saber and staff). The hand form is the foundation for all other forms. After learning the hand form the … Continue reading →

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Philosophy

1. How is Chinese Culture incorporated into Tai Chi? Chinese culture is developed from I-Ching and different schools of philosophy. Tai Chi (one thing) eminates from wuji (ultimate nothingness). Tai Chi is the origin of dynamic and static states and … Continue reading →

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Theory

THE TEN ESSENTIAL PRINCIPLES OF TAI CHI CHUAN Grandmaster Yang Chengfu orally provided the Ten Essential Principles for the practice of Tai Chi Chuan to his senior student, Chen Wei Ming, who recorded the instructions in writing. Chen Wei Ming … Continue reading →

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History

1. How did Tai Chi begin? There are two theories Theory #1 Around the Yuan and Ming Dynasty – Chang Sanfeng – about 600-700 years ago lived in Shaolin Temple and went to WuDang Mountain and created Tai Chi. He … Continue reading →

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