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The Traditional Yang Family Tai Chi Chuan Curriculum

[Method of Self-Healing] The Traditional Yang Family Tai Chi Chuan Curriculum Rene Navarro “The Tai Chi Chuan curriculum consists of hand forms first (i.e., empty hand), such as Tai Chi Chuan and Tai Chi Long Boxing. Next comes One Hand … Continue reading

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Push-hands: A Means To Increase Your Gong

[From The Master] Push Hands: A Means For Increasing Your Gong by Yang Yang, Ph.D Push-hands is a measure of a person’s gong. In the meantime, push-hands can also be a safe and efficient means to enhance the gong. Below … Continue reading

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Overview of Best Practices in Taiji

From the Master Overview of Best Practices in Taiji by © Yang Yang 事半功倍: shi ban gong bei If you study something—anything—in an efficient way, you can learn it in a fraction of the time.   (-Chinese Proverb, literally “half the … Continue reading

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Scientific Qi Exploration – Taiji

Are You Really Studying Tai Chi and Is It Effective for Stress? Martin Eisen, Ph.D. 1.  What is Classical Tai Chi (Taiji)? Only the Yang style will be discussed.  However, similar types of training were used in other classical styles … Continue reading

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