Tai Chi Push Hands (häftad)
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Tai Chi Push Hands (häftad)

Tai Chi Push Hands

The Martial Foundation of Tai Chi Chuan

Häftad Engelska, 2020-11-19
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Push Hands is the "other" part of tai chi that makes your practice a true living art Tai chi push hands practice is a necessary next step for tai chi practitioners who wish to make their art come alive. Push hands practice requires two people to engage in a variety of "light touch" moving and walking routines. By practicing these movements, practitioners begin to develop tai chi's sensing, listening, and yielding skills. Combined, these skills are the first step for developing your tai chi as a martial art. The Dao De Jing classic reminds us that knowing others (an opponent) is important for knowing ourselves. By develop tai chi push hand skills, one begins to obtain a profound sense of feeling of your own body and mind. This ability aids greatly in regulating and controlling body, balance, health, perseverance, compassion, and overall spirit. It is no mistake that tai chi offers a lifetime of continued learning and progress; the goal is a deep understanding of yourself and your role in nature. In this book, you will learn The theory of tai chi pushing hands Tai chi qigong foundation practice Tai chi jing (power) practice Two-person stationary push hands practice Two-person moving push hands practice Tai chi rollback and press push hands practice International standard push hands routine Two-person free style push hands Martial art applications in tai chi push hands practice Dr. Yang reminds us "tai chi chuan was created based on the martial applications which were used for self-defense. Every movement of tai chi chuan has its unique martial purpose. Without this martial root, tai chi chuan practice will limited to a dance, lacking a deeper meaning or a deeper feeling." This book is complemented by two companion videos sold separately. Tai Chi Pushing Hands 1 - Yang Style Single and Double Pushing Hands Tai Chi Pushing Hands 2 - Yang Style Single and Double Pushing Hands Available wherever DVD and Streaming videos are sold.
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Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming is a world-renowned author, scholar, and teacher of tai chi chuan. He has been involved in Chinese martial arts since 1961 and maintains over 55 schools in 18 countries. Dr. Yang's writing and teaching include the subjects of qigong, kung fu, tai chi chuan, massage, and meditation. He is the author of over 35 books and 80 videos. Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming teaches and resides at his YMAA Retreat Center in Arcada, California. David W. Grantham began his martial art training in 1989 and holds certificates as coach instructor and chin na instructor from YMAA International Schools. David is an airline pilot, author, and tai chi teacher. He teaches at the Hunterdon Wellness Center in Clinton, New Jersey. David Grantham resides in Hunterdon County, New Jersey with his wife, and two children.


Chapter 1: Theory of Taiji Pushing Hands Introduction About Pushing Hands Taiji Pushing Hands Training Contents Rooting, Uprooting and Centering Yin and Yang, Insubstantial and Substantial Six Turning Secrets of Taijiquan Chapter 2. Taiji Qigong Practice - Foundation Introduction Rooting Centering (Central Equilibrium) Heng and Ha Sounds Qigong Martial Grand Qi Circulation Taiji Ball Qigong Taiji Yin/Yang Symbol Sticking Hands Training Chapter 3. Taiji Jing Practice Introduction Injury Prevention Basic Jings for Taijiquan Pushing Training Coiling and Spiraling Training Listening and Following Training Controlling Jing Training Borrowing Jing Training Chapter 4. Single/Double Pushing Hands Training Introduction Stationary Single Pushing Hands Moving Single Pushing Hands Stationary Double Pushing Hands Moving Double Pushing Hands Peng/Lu/Ji/An International Double Pushing Hands Chapter 5. Taiji Rollback/Press Pushing Hands Training Introduction Small Rollback and Press Large Rollback and Press Mixed Rollback and Press Training Cai/Lie/Zhou/Kao International Routine Free Style Moving Pushing Hands Chapter 6. Examples of Martial Applications in Taiji Pushing Hands Introduction Kicking in Taiji Pushing Hands Striking in Taiji Pushing Hands Wrestling in Taiji Pushing Hands Controlling in Taiji Pushing Hands Chapter 7. Conclusion Appendix Translations and Glossary of Chinese Terms Index