Name list for routines of Chenjiagou's old frame and new frame taijiquan, and of Shanghai's "dragon park" frame. Chinese characters, pinyin pronunciation, and English translation. Prepared... More > by Andrea Falk.< Less
This is a Chinese martial arts primer on using taiji, xingyi and baguaquan principles for throwing an opponent. It represents over 40 years of experience on the author's part, and it is packed with... More > useful knowledge. There are lineage charts, an extensive bibliograhy, index and glossary. The last chapter has descriptions of 37 applications detailed in over 100 photos of throwing techniques. Master Chen Yun-ching of Taiwan has written the forward.
One chapter compares and contrasts Yang Family and Chen Pan-ling taijiquan forms; another sets out leverage-to-resistance principles; another shows how to use the Ba Men or Eight Gates; another explains the use of Silk Reeling Qigong for martial purposes; another explains the pre- and post-heaven bagua patterns as overlaid by the Lo River Map; another deals with san shou free fighting strategies; another sets out a series of exercises to use in training.< Less
Petit livre du Tai Ji Quan."Parvenu à l'extrême du vide, Fermement ancré dans la quiétude, Tandis que dix mille êtres d'un seul élan éclosent, Moi,... More > je suis à contempler le Retour..." Lao Zi
L'auteur : Jean Claude Sapin.Depuis 40 ans, il enseigne l'énergétique chinoise, le Tai Ji Quan et les Qi Gong. Il a réalisé de nombreux livres sur ces disciplines. Actuellement, il vit en Ardèche, France, est membre d'un groupe de recherches Traditionnelles, le TaoJia de l'Orchidée et de la Fédération Qi Gong/Taiji Quan.< Less
Un testo dedicato agli insegnamenti interni e poco noti del Taijiquan della famiglia Yang. Il libro è frutto di studi basati sui testi originali cinesi e contiene per la prima volta in lingua... More > occidentale una serie di aspetti tenuti per anni segreti, come la pratica di alchimia per raffinare Shen, Qi e Yi.< Less
Raymond Towers has dedicated is adult life to the study of martial arts under the tutelage of some of the most renowned teachers in the world today. He dedicates this book to all his teachers and... More > students who have for the last forty five years taught him so much about martial arts and himself.
As the title suggests this small book is a meditation, a product of deep thought and reflection. True authenticity, the true self; yielding is complete, the ego is quieted, the monkey mind still, the order and wisdom of nature is a given. One stands humbly upon the path, feeling if only for an instant the peace of not seeking and the gentle embrace of health and wholeness.< Less