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andlt;bandgt;A perfect introduction to Tai Chi for beginners!andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;More than a martial art, T'ai Chi is a holistic method of self-healing, a form of moving meditation and a philosophical way of life. Health, relaxation, and self-defense are but a few of the many reasons cited for practicing this traditional exercise, which was created by a Taoist sage eight centuries ago. Now a recreational activity practiced by millions of people worldwide, T'ai Chi, with its physical, psychological, and spiritual benefits widely recognized and praised, is one of the fastest-growing martial arts in the world today.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;In this handy guide, Master Tri Thong Dang, who has been in instructor of the Chen, Yang, Zhao, and T'ai-Mantis systems of T'ai Chi Ch'uan for over three decades, describes the "Simplified Tai Chi" form, a set of movements specifically designed for beginners by China's Ministry of Physical Culture and Sports. Master Tri's concise by lucid descriptions highlight the spiritual essence of the form and at the same time display its graceful simplicity. With over 160 clear, easy-to-understand illustrations, this excellent volume is the ultimate introduction to the world of T'ai Chi.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Contents include:andlt;ulandgt;andlt;liandgt;Why Tai Chi?andlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;A Glimpse into the History of Tai Chiandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;The Basic Movementsandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Tai Chi Forms; including: Part the Horses's Mane, White Crane Spreads Its Wings, Hands Strum the Lute, Wingle Whip, Kick with the Right Heel, Needle at the Bottom of the Sea, Cross Hands, and more!andlt;/liandgt;andlt;/ulandgt;

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Learn the beginner's form of t'ai chi, a holistic method of self-healing, a form of moving meditation and a philosophical way of life practiced by millions worldwide

Synopsis:

More than a martial art, T'ai Chi is a holistic method of self-healing, a form of moving meditation and a philosophical way of life. T'ai Chi offers its physical, psychological and spiritual benefits to millions worldwide. In this handy guide, Master Tri Thong Dang, an instructor for over three decades, describes the simplified form: a set of movements specifically designed for beginners.

Concise descriptions highlight the spiritual essence of T'ai Chi and display its graceful simplicity. With over 160 clear, easy-to-understand illustrations, this excellent volume is the perfect introduction to the world of T'ai Chi.

Synopsis:

More than a martial art, T'ai Chi is a holistic method of self-healing, a form of moving meditation and a philosophical way of life. T'ai Chi offers its physical, psychological and spiritual benefits to millions worldwide. In this handy guide, Master Tri Thong Dang, an instructor for over three decades, describes the simplified form: a set of movements specifically designed for beginners.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Concise descriptions highlight the spiritual essence of T'ai Chi and display its graceful simplicity. With over 160 clear, easy-to-understand illustrations, this excellent volume is the perfect introduction to the world of T'ai Chi.

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;Tri Thong Dangandlt;/bandgt; was born in Vietnam and studied under the revered Grand Master Chiu Chuk-Kai, eighth-generation master of the Chinese T'ai-Mantis system. Master Tri also teaches Pa-kua Chang, Hsing-i Ch'uan, and Ch'i Kung. He is the author of the best-selling novel andlt;iandgt;Beyond the Knownandlt;/iandgt; (Tuttle Publishing), has an M.A. in physical education from California State University, and is the founder and director of the Budo Educational Center, Sacramento, California.

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ISBN:
9780804820011
Author:
Dang, Tri
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Author:
Dang, Tri
Author:
T
Author:
ri Thong Dang
Location:
Rutland, Vt. :
Subject:
Sports
Subject:
Health and physical education
Subject:
Martial Arts - Taichi
Subject:
Tai chi chuan
Subject:
Tai Chi
Subject:
General Sports & Recreation
Subject:
Martial Arts-Tai Chi Chuan
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Martial Arts
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
Martial Arts & Self-Defense
Subject:
tai chi; tai chi for beginners; martial arts; martial arts books; introduction to tai chi
Subject:
Tai chi; martial arts; self-defense; tai chi for beginners; introduction to tai chi; simplified tai chi; Tri Thing Dang
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
No Series
Series Volume:
1979
Publication Date:
19941231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
170 bandamp;w photos
Pages:
72
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 5 oz

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Learn the beginner's form of t'ai chi, a holistic method of self-healing, a form of moving meditation and a philosophical way of life practiced by millions worldwide
"Synopsis" by , More than a martial art, T'ai Chi is a holistic method of self-healing, a form of moving meditation and a philosophical way of life. T'ai Chi offers its physical, psychological and spiritual benefits to millions worldwide. In this handy guide, Master Tri Thong Dang, an instructor for over three decades, describes the simplified form: a set of movements specifically designed for beginners.

Concise descriptions highlight the spiritual essence of T'ai Chi and display its graceful simplicity. With over 160 clear, easy-to-understand illustrations, this excellent volume is the perfect introduction to the world of T'ai Chi.

"Synopsis" by , More than a martial art, T'ai Chi is a holistic method of self-healing, a form of moving meditation and a philosophical way of life. T'ai Chi offers its physical, psychological and spiritual benefits to millions worldwide. In this handy guide, Master Tri Thong Dang, an instructor for over three decades, describes the simplified form: a set of movements specifically designed for beginners.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Concise descriptions highlight the spiritual essence of T'ai Chi and display its graceful simplicity. With over 160 clear, easy-to-understand illustrations, this excellent volume is the perfect introduction to the world of T'ai Chi.
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