Tai Chi Chuan Principles & Practice & the Short Form Chart

$33.00

The classic Tai Chi book contains valuable material that helps to clarify some obscure topics such as use of mind and ch’i. One of the most valuable aspects of the book is its translation of the classics and commentaries by Chu and Chen Wei-Ming, one of Yang Cheng-fu’s senior students. There is also a valuable chapter giving an English translation of a famous Question & Answer dialogue with Chen Wei-Ming.”

This is a poster showing Master Chu doing the 65 movement tai chi short form in 483 photos set against a background of a yin yang symbol drawn as a dragon. It is a must-have reference guide for tai chi students.

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Book and Short Form Chart Bundle

This comprehensive 183-page book helps clarify Tai Chi thought for the Western mind. Includes Master Chu’s concise translations and commentary on the treatises of ancient masters, and a glossary of Chinese terms.

“The book contains valuable material that helps to clarify some obscure topics such as use of mind and ch’i… There are numerous good quality photos of specific postures and applications…

One of the most valuable aspects of the book is its translation of the classics and commentaries by Chu and Chen Wei-Ming, one of Yang Cheng-fu’s senior students. There is also a valuable chapter giving an English translation of a famous Question & Answer dialogue with Chen Wei-Ming.”

Master Chu first published a short form chart in 1976 that measured 20″ X 32″ and used 285 photos. Now, in 2011, he has made a short form chart measuring 24″ x 36″ inches, this is a poster showing Master Chu doing the 65 movement tai chi short form in 483 photos set against a background of a yin yang symbol drawn as a dragon. The title type is a warm red while the Chinese characters and english titles are in black. Suitable for framing, it is a must-have reference guide for tai chi students.

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Weight 1.3125 lbs