T'ai Chi Classics (Paperback)

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An essential guide for T’ai Chi practitioners of all levels—with an overview of basic principles and commentary on three classic internal martial arts texts
 
According to Master Liao, the great power of T'ai Chi cannot be realized without knowing its inner meaning. T'ai Chi Classics presents the inner meaning and techniques of T'ai Chi movements through translations of three core classics of T'ai Chi, often considered the "T'ai Chi Bible." The texts are introduced by three chapters explaining how to increase inner energy (ch'i), transform it into inner power (jing), and project this inner power outward to repel an opponent without physical contact. Master Liao also provides a description of the entire sequence of T'ai Chi movements, illustrated by his own line drawings.

About the Author


Master Waysun Liao studied t’ai chi in a Taoist temple in his native Taiwan from the age of twelve. He is the founder and master of the Taichi Tao Center in Oak Park, Illinois, where he has taught for nearly forty years.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781570627491
ISBN-10: 1570627495
Publisher: Shambhala
Publication Date: February 6th, 2001
Pages: 224
Language: English
Series: Shambhala Classics