Tai Chi Chuan Classical Yang Style The Complete Form and Qigong

ISBN-10: 1594392005

ISBN-13: 9781594392009

Edition: 2nd 2010 (Revised)

Authors: Yang Jwing-Ming

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This revised edition of our best-selling beginner's tai chi book includes: a new user-friendly interior design with each movement presented in 4 to 6 large photographs, a navigation guide on using this book with its companion DVD, and updates to the transliteration of Chinese characters. Other sections offer a history of Tai Chi, fundamental training routines, and guidance on incorporating the all important energy work (Qigong) into your Tai Chi practice.
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List price: $24.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: YMAA Publication Center
Publication date: 9/16/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 396
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.024
Language: English

Editorial Notes
General Introduction
Common Knowledge of Chinese Martial Arts
A Brief History of Chinese Martial Arts-East and West
Northern Styles and Southern Styles
Internal Styles and External Styles
Martial Power-Jin
Hard Styles, Soft-Hard Styles, and Soft Styles
Four Categories of Fighting Skills
The Dao of Chinese Martial Arts
The Real Meaning of Taijiquan
General History of Taijiquan
History of Yang Style Taijiquan
Taijiquan and Health
What is Taijiquan?
Contents of Yang Style Taijiquan Practice
How Do You Learn Taijiquan?
Becoming a Proficient Taijiquan Artist
Qi, Qigong, and Taijiquan
Qi, Qigong, and Man
Categories of Qigong
External and Internal Elixirs
Schools of Qigong Practice
Qigong Training Theory
Qigong and Taijiquan
Taijiquan Thirteen Postures (Eight Doors and Five Steppings)
Eight Doors ($$$)
Five Steppings($$$)
Traditional Yang Style Taijiquan
How to Practice Taijiquan Sequence
Postures and Taijiquan
Fundamental Eight Stances (Ji Ben Ba Shi, $$$)
Still Sitting Meditation (Yin)
Still Standing Meditation (Yang)
Moving (Yang)
Stationary (Yin)
Traditional Yang Style Taijiquan
Names of Traditional Yang Style Taijiquan Movements
Translation and Glossary of Chinese Terms
Taijiquan Classical Yang Style DVD
About the Author
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