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The Complete Book of Tai Chi Chuan: A Comprehensive Guide to the Principles and Practice (Tuttle Martial Arts)

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One of the most popular Chinese martial arts, Tai Chi Chuan is also one of the most effective stress relievers available. In China it is also used extensively for the prevention and treatment of illnesses, and its beneficial effects for health and fitness are now widely recognized in the West. andlt;iandgt;The Complete Book of Tai Chi Chuanandlt;/iandgt; is a comprehensive and fascinating guide to the practical application and potential benefits of Tai Chi Chuan. Packed with step-by-step illustrations for practice at home, it covers everything you would want to know about this ancient art, including its benefits for mental, spiritual and emotional development. It is both an ideal introductory guide and an invaluable reminder for those who have already taken classes. Chapters include:andlt;ulandgt;andlt;liandgt;Tai Chi Chuan as a Martial Artandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;The Concept of Yin-Yang and Tai Chi Chuanandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;The Historical Development of the Various Stylesandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Advice from the Great Mastersandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Fundamental Hand Movements and Footworkandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;The Importance of Chi Kung in Tai Chi Chuanandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;The Poetry of Energy and Mindandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Techniques and Skills of Pushing Handsandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Specific Techniques for Combat Situationsandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Combat Sequences and Tacticsandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;More Combat Sequences and Tacticsandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Enriching Daily Life with Tai Chi Chuanandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Wudang Tai Chi Chuanandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Chen-Style Tai Chi Chuanandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Yang-Style Tai Chi Chuanandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;The Wu Style of Wu Yu Xiangandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;The Tai Chi Chuan of Wu Chuan Youandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Sun-Style Tai Chi Chuanandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Tai Chi Chuan Weaponsandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;The Philosophy of Tai Chi Chuanandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Taoism and Spiritual Development in Tai Chi Chuanandlt;/liandgt;andlt;/ulandgt;

Synopsis:

Originally published: London: Vermilion, 2001.

Synopsis:

An introduction to a martial art recognized as an effective stress reliever and its beneficial effects for health and fitness

Synopsis:

The ancient martial art of Tai Chi Chuan is one of the most effective stressbusters available. In China it is also used extensively for the prevention and treatment of illnesses, and its beneficial effects for health and fitness are now widely recognized in the West. The Complete Book of Tai Chi Chuan is a comprehensive and fascinating guide to the practical application and potential benefits of Tai Chi Chuan. Packed with step-by-step illustrations for practise at home, it covers everything you would want to know about this ancient art. It is both an ideal introductory guide, and an invaluable reminder for those who have already taken classes.

Synopsis:

The ancient martial art of Tai Chi Chuan is one of the most effective stressbusters available. In China it is also used extensively for the prevention and treatment of illnesses, and its beneficial effects for health and fitness are now widely recognized in the West. andlt;iandgt;The Complete Book of Tai Chi Chuanandlt;/iandgt; is a comprehensive and fascinating guide to the practical application and potential benefits of Tai Chi Chuan. Packed with step-by-step illustrations for practise at home, it covers everything you would want to know about this ancient art. It is both an ideal introductory guide, and an invaluable reminder for those who have already taken classes.

About the Author

Wong Kiew Kit has practiced and taught Shaolin kung fu, chi kung, and meditation for more than 30 years and has over 2,000 students. He is the fourth generation successor of Monk Jiang Nan of the Shaolin Monastery and Grandmaster of Shaolin Wahnam Kung Fu and Chi Kung Institute. He is the author of many books on Eastern wisdom.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780804834407
Author:
Kit, Wong Kiew
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Author:
Kit, Wong Kiew
Location:
Boston Mass.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Exercise
Subject:
Meditation
Subject:
Tai Chi
Subject:
General Sports & Recreation
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Sports General
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
Martial Arts & Self-Defense
Subject:
martial arts; Chinese martial arts; health and fitness; Tai Chi; shaolin
Subject:
Tai Chi; martial arts; stress relievers; health and fitness; Tai Chi Chuan; Chinese martial arts; emotional development
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
No Series
Series Volume:
85-18
Publication Date:
20021131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
line drawings throughout
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6 in 18 oz

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Product details 336 pages Tuttle Publishing - English 9780804834407 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Originally published: London: Vermilion, 2001.
"Synopsis" by ,
An introduction to a martial art recognized as an effective stress reliever and its beneficial effects for health and fitness
"Synopsis" by , The ancient martial art of Tai Chi Chuan is one of the most effective stressbusters available. In China it is also used extensively for the prevention and treatment of illnesses, and its beneficial effects for health and fitness are now widely recognized in the West. The Complete Book of Tai Chi Chuan is a comprehensive and fascinating guide to the practical application and potential benefits of Tai Chi Chuan. Packed with step-by-step illustrations for practise at home, it covers everything you would want to know about this ancient art. It is both an ideal introductory guide, and an invaluable reminder for those who have already taken classes.
"Synopsis" by , The ancient martial art of Tai Chi Chuan is one of the most effective stressbusters available. In China it is also used extensively for the prevention and treatment of illnesses, and its beneficial effects for health and fitness are now widely recognized in the West. andlt;iandgt;The Complete Book of Tai Chi Chuanandlt;/iandgt; is a comprehensive and fascinating guide to the practical application and potential benefits of Tai Chi Chuan. Packed with step-by-step illustrations for practise at home, it covers everything you would want to know about this ancient art. It is both an ideal introductory guide, and an invaluable reminder for those who have already taken classes.
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