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Tai Chi Chuan Classical Yang Style

Author : Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming
ISBN : 9781594392238
Genre : Health & Fitness
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IP's Living Now Award GOLD WINNER - 2011 eLit Award GOLD WINNER - 2011 Eric Hoffer Award FINALIST - 2011 divUSA Best Book Award FINALIST - 2011 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
Category: Health & Fitness

Tai Chi Chuan Classical Yang Style

Author : Jwing-Ming Yang
ISBN : 1594392005
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
File Size : 28.13 MB
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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
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Tai Chi Sword Classical Yang Style

Author : Jwing-Ming Yang
ISBN : 9781594392863
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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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.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Tai Chi Chuan Martial Applications

Author : Jwing-Ming Yang
ISBN : 9781594393044
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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USA Best Book Award FINALIST - 2016DISCOVER THE MARTIAL ESSENCE OF TAI CHI CHUAN Here’s your chance to take the next step in your tai chi journey Martial applications found within tai chi chuan are a direct link to your tai chi as a form of self-defense. When you study the martial side of tai chi, you can become proficient in a variety of high-level skills, including sensing, neutralizing, yielding, striking, chin na, and even throwing. If you know a tai chi form, you are going to discover the essence of your movements by becoming aware of their martial applications. If you are practicing tai chi pushing hands, you will greatly improve your skills with this understanding of martial applications. If you are ready, you are going to love the amazing tai chi fighting set. This fully choreographed set (requires a partner) will combine all your tai chi skills into one 5-minute routine. This book includes • Martial applications for the Yang-style long form • Martial applications for Yang-style tai chi pushing hands • The complete Yang-style tai chi fighting set For any style of tai chi chuan, this book will be important for practitioners who wish to develop a deeper understanding and advanced skills. • Learn how to analyze the forms and defense applications in your tai chi, gaining higher-level knowledge of your style. • Discover the martial applications of Yang style. These insights will give you greater understanding of your own art. • Find inspiration. Master Yang, Jwing-Ming's writing will inspire you to investigate the martial applications of your tai chi style.
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Tai Chi Chin Na

Author : Jwing-Ming Yang
ISBN : 9781594393082
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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ForeWord Reviews Indie Fab Award FINALIST - 2014Seize and Control Skills for Tai Chi Chuan Hundreds of chin na grappling techniques are hidden within tai chi movements. You can achieve these seize and control skills by including Tai Chi Chin Na 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 begun pushing hands, you are ready for tai chi chin na. The effective martial skills of traditional tai chi chuan Tai chi chin na will help you include martial art skills in your tai chi training. Chin na, along with punching, kicking, and wrestling, is one of the four categories that are required in a traditional martial arts. This book provides a solid and practical approach to learning tai chi chin na accurately and quickly. You will learn specific techniques that flow from each movement, the proper hand forms to use when striking or pressing cavities, and the locations for targeting cavities on the body. Includes 858 photographs with motion arrows! • General concepts of chin na • Basic chin na theory and training • 51 chin na techniques for peng, lu, ji, and an • 41 chin na techniques for cai, lei, zhou, and kao • 103 chin na applications for the 37 primary tai chi postures • 17 chin na techniques for tai chi pushing hands No matter your age or martial prowess, tai chi chin na is a necessary and enjoyable way to explore the depths of tai chi—a formidable martial art.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Essence Of Shaolin White Crane

Author : Jwing-Ming Yang
ISBN : 9781594391606
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The secrets of internal power are revealed in this expert guide to internal and external martial qigong. This comprehensive martial arts training guide explores White Crane Kung Fu (Gongfu), one of the most famous martial styles developed in China. Martial arts qigong is integral to White Crane Kung Fu and is a proven way to build explosive fighting power, known as jin. In addition to fighting power, martial qigong builds robust health and longevity. By focusing on the spine and torso, Shaolin White Crane movement develops and maintains a strong, supple upper body. Flexibility and strength of the spine are notable results of this training. It is commonly recognized that Shaolin White Crane Kung Fu is the root of Okinawan karate, and has heavily influenced Japanese martial arts. From this book, a karate practitioner will be able to trace this root back, and gain profound comprehension of empty-hand styles. • Long time hidden secrets of White Crane revealed. • A comprehensive analysis of Internal and External martial Qigong. • Complete sets of White Crane Hard and Soft Qigong training. • A thorough examination of martial power (Jin). • Presents more than 60 White Crane Jin patterns. • Learn mental and physical training for explosive fighting power. • Over four hundred action photographs and illustrations.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Baguazhang

Author : Shou-Yu Liang
ISBN : 9781594391774
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 52.15 MB
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A COMPLETE TRAINING GUIDE FOR BEGINNER TO ADVANCED Packed with over nine hundred photographs, this comprehensive text offers theory, martial applications, sequences, Qigong exercises, weapon training, and is an indispensable resource for those serious about Chinese martial arts. •Translation of Ancient Baguazhang Documents •Baguazhang Turning and Spinning Qigong •Basic Training Hands, Feet, Posture, Stepping •Basic Training Two Person Routines •Body Conditioning with Weights and Poles •Body Conditioning Two Person Routines •Eight Palms Sequence and Martial Applications •Eight Palms Sequence Two-Person Fighting Set •Swimming Body Sequence and Martial Applications •Bagua Deer Hook Sword Sequence and Martial Applications Indisputably the most comprehensive book on Baguazhang in the English language.
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Tai Chi Chuan Martial Power

Author : Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming
ISBN : 9781594392962
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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USA Best Books Award FINALIST - 2015DISCOVER THE POWER INSIDE TAI CHI POSTURES Here’s your chance to take the next step in your tai chi journey The study of tai chi power is a direct link to tai chi as a martial art. When you finish learning the tai chi form and begin the second level of your practice, it’s time to focus your efforts on theory and principles of tai chi’s amazing power (jing). This will lead you to deeper martial skills, proper body alignment, rooting, and energy (qi) manifestation. An effective way to enhance health, strength, and balance Tai chi’s natural power contributes to your overall health and well-being by training your body to be stronger. You will explore many tai chi postures, revealing the essence of stability, motion, and power. With these skills you can remain confident that the natural strength of your tai chi movements will support your everyday activities. This book provides a solid and practical approach to learning tai chi power (jing) accurately and quickly. Includes over 300 photographs with motion arrows! • 12 coiling qi exercises • 3 types of sensing jing • 16 types of offensive jing • 19 types of defensive jing • 4 types of neutral jing • 11 types of kicking jing • 14 hand forms for accumulating jing • 8 postures for accumulating jing • 15 tai chi classics with translations and commentaries Discovering tai chi’s natural power is a practical way to improve pushing-hands, strength, health, and overall well-being. These skills can help you retain lifelong energy and vitality while experiencing fewer falls and injuries.
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Meridian Qigong Exercises

Author : Jwing-Ming Yang
ISBN : 9781594394140
Genre : Health & Fitness
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USA Best Book Award WINNER - 2017A SIMPLE LYING DOWN ROUTINE FOR EVERYONE Each morning before getting out of bed, Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming practices a series of movements he has combined based on decades of experience. In Meridian Qigong Exercises, Dr. Yang teaches you his special daily exercise routine. Follow along and learn how a unique combination of simple yoga stretches, qigong movements, and acupressure techniques can relieve energy stagnation and rejuvenate your entire body. All the exercises can be performed lying down or sitting, if preferred. Meridian qigong will quickly improve your general health, helping you to heal and preventing injuries. With regular practice you will notice your entire body feels loose and comfortable. You will react to stress with a greater sense of calm, and your circulation will increase. With this book you will • Understand the link between yoga and qigong • Learn basic acupressure with traditional tui na (pushing and grabbing) and dian xue (cavity pressing) techniques • Supplement your qigong practice with yoga stretches • Know which acupoints and meridians to stimulate • Relieve many common ailments, including insomnia “In this book, I have compiled this qigong practice from my more than fifty years of practicing and teaching experience,” Dr. Yang writes. “I sincerely hope that Meridian Qigong Exercises are able to inspire you and make your life healthier.” Dr. Yang is among the world’s most respected instructors of martial arts, tai chi, and qigong. Meridian Qigong Exercises is a profound addition to his incredible body of work.
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Simplified Tai Chi Chuan

Author : Liang, Shou Yu
ISBN : 9781594392795
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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USA Best Book Award FINALIST - 2015 Learn today’s most popular tai chi forms! This book is designed for self-study and can help you learn both the Simplified Tai Chi Chuan 24 Posture form and the Simplified Tai Chi Chuan 48 Posture form quickly and accurately. Simplified Tai Chi Chuan 24 Posture is one of today’s most popular tai chi forms. Once learned, it can be performed in only six minutes. If you are learning tai chi in a school, a fitness club, a community or recreation center, or even the local park, this is the tai chi form you are likely to encounter. The martial arts applications for each posture are shown so you can understand that every movement has a purpose. Simplified Tai Chi Chuan 48 Posture is a popular tai chi form practiced by those who want a longer, more challenging sequence. Once learned, it can be performed in only twelve minutes. The forty-eight posture form is often the next form a student studies after learning the twenty-four posture form. Here’s what is inside this book: • Theory to help you understand important tai chi concepts • Warm-up exercises for safe and proper tai chi practice • Fundamentals so your tai chi movements will be easy and natural • Foot diagrams so you will know what direction to face • The complete Simplified Tai Chi Chuan 24 Posture form, step-by-step • Martial applications for each movement of the twenty-four posture form • The complete Simplified Tai Chi Chuan 48 Posture form, step-by-step No matter your age, tai chi chuan is a wonderful way to improve your health and well-being.
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