T'ai Chi: The "Supreme Ultimate" Exercise for Health, Sport, and Self-Defense
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And it also helps increase flexibility and balance. Originally developed for self-defense, tai chi has evolved into a graceful form of exercise that's now used for stress reduction and a variety of other health conditions. "Tai chi helps reduce stress and anxiety. Often described as meditation in motion, tai chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements." —Mayo Clinic. If you are looking for a way to reduce stress, consider tai chi
. Smith is also the author of The Secrets of Shaolin Temple Boxing and A Complete Guide to Judo. The late Cheng Man-ch'ing was an international authority on T'ai Chi and wrote two earlier books on the topic.Robert W. He lives in Hendersonville, North Carolina
It requires no special equipment or place to practice, and takes no more than ten minutes a day.This book, from renowned Tai Chi master, Cheng Man-Ch'ing, introduces T'ai-chi as a means to a healthier life, as a sport and as a method of self defense. With conscientious practice, readers will master the sequence of thirty-seven postures that will make up the T'ai-chi solo exercise. Students will learn how to progress from exercise to sport to self defense with maximum efficiency. It is a complete step-by-step manual for the beginner. Master the Chinese martial art of T'ai Chi with this accessible, illustrated guide.T'ai-chi (Tai Chi) is an effortless and rhythmical art that stresses slow breathing, balanced and relaxed postures, and absolute calmness of mind. The instructions are clear and easy to fol
Great Book This book is really comprehensive. It has many pictures and descriptions of them to help you along with the forms. I'm taking a Tai Chi class at my college, and this book is the perfect companion. It is very well layed out and can be easily followed. Of course it is always necessary to have an actual master, but this book is probably the best on the market. Many Tai Chi books are confusing and poorly made, but this is one of the few that is not. Learning Tai Chi straight from a book is a little silly, at least look for classes or a video. But this is the perfect companion p. The Professor Wasentha Young This book has always been a classic favorite of mine. It was in hard cover for many years and now having it in soft cover makes it more affordable for my tai chi students at Peaceful Dragon School in Ann Arbor. The Professor's explanations add great intellectual insight and the step-by-step photos help students to learn more about the transition movements. Wasentha Young. "T`ai-Chi" according to AUGUST Korn. Old book, but still one of the best references on Cheng's short form variation of Yang style.