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Cheng Tzu's Thirteen Treatises on T'ai Chi Ch'uan

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ISBN-10: 1583942203

ISBN-13: 9781583942208

Edition: 2008

Authors: Benjamin Pang Jeng Lo, Martin Inn, Cheng Man-ch'ing Â

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Millions of people worldwide practice t’ai chi, the most popular form of which was codified beginning in the 1960s by Cheng Man Ch’ing. In this scholarly yet practical book, Professor Cheng shows precisely how the postures and moves of t’ai chi work, with examples from anatomy and physics, both internally as energetic principles and externally on opponents. He clarifies the spheres, triangles, and centripetal and centrifugal forces within physical exchanges such as push-hands. Contrasting Western and Chinese techniques of healing, he also explores the relationships of organs to one another in pathology and the necessary dynamics of treatment. Professor Cheng explains how the practitioner…    
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
Publication date: 6/24/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880