Friday, March 1, 2019

Introduction

Tai Chi Chuan is a Chinese form of exercise for people of all ages, which has gained an enthusiastic reception from all over the world. ...

Thursday, February 28, 2019

The Advantages Of Practicing Tai Chi Chuan

Morning classes in Tai Chi Chuan are organised by the HK Government and taught by students of Sifu CHENG Tin Hung. Standards vary, but eve...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

How To Practice Tai Chi Chuan

Tai Chi Chuan is an exercise beneficial to both body and mind. In order to get the best results from it, beginners should pay careful att...

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

The Breathing Method of Tai Chi Chuan

As we have seen the origins of Tai Chi Chuan lie in Taoism. The Taoists themselves used a special method of breathing modelled on the res...

Monday, February 25, 2019

The History And Application Of Tai Chi Chuan

Tai Chi Chuan was derived from Taoism. The most important practice of Taoism was concerned with tranquillity of mind and improvement of t...

Sunday, February 24, 2019

Practical Interpretations of Yin and Yang

The Chinese Lunar Year can also be explained in terms of Yin and Yang. The six Spring and Summer months represent Yang while the six Autu...

Saturday, February 23, 2019

The Changes of Yin and Yang

Generally speaking, Yin and Yang are complementary opposites and are the two factors which combine to form Tai Chi. Since Tai Chi itself ...

Friday, February 22, 2019

From Tai Chi to Pa Kua to I Ching

The legendary Emperor Fu Hsi Tai Chi is a Taoist philosophical concept representing the origin of Heaven and Earth and all matter in the...

Thursday, February 21, 2019

The Five Components of Tai Chi

The practical side of the art of Tai Chi consits of five basic component parts which are very much interrelated. These are:- a) Hand Fo...

Pushing Hand of Tai Chi Chuan

Doing the Pushing Hands practice with a partner is the best method of training the Five Strategies and Thirteen Tactics mentioned earlier...

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

The Methods of Application

a) The Right Way - Tung Keng(懂勁) Literally Tung(懂)means to understand while Keng(勁)refers to focused power. The ability to understand a...

Monday, February 18, 2019

Tranquillity in Motion

One of the main reasons for practicing the Tai Chi Hand Form slowly, avoiding the application of brute force, is that we can harmonise ou...

Sunday, February 17, 2019

Self-Defence Techniques of Tai Chi Chuan

We know that practice of the Hand Form is good for health. Many ‘masters’ have a first-class knowledge of the Hand Form, but little if an...

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Tai Chi Internal Strength

In ancient times, Internal Strength was the first thing a Tai Chi Chuan master would teach his students. It provided them with a strong f...

Friday, February 15, 2019

The Twelve Commandments of Wutan Tai Chi Chuan

The ‘Internal School’ or ‘Soft Style’ of the martial arts known as Tai Chi Chuan has its origins in Taoism. Because Taoism lays great emp...