Category Archives: Tai Chi Chaun/Taijiquan

Structure and 3 Dan tien: alignments for Taijiquan training from a TCM perspective

Some Mindfulness for structural alignment based on some TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) concepts and Tai Chi Classics: The ideas come from 3 Dan Tien, , simple body alignments, and upright spine and what to do to achieve this in Taijiquan … Continue reading

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Wu Ji posture, Yu Bei, and Gall Bladder 31 point: Feng Shi : “Wind Market”

last update 1/20/2016 As we stand in Wuji posture prior to the first movement in Taijiquan, we lightly touch the point at the side of the leg. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) this point is called Feng Shi or “Wind … Continue reading

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Yang Family Tai Chi Chuan forms

*Links in this thread courtesy of Yang Family Association. Interested in Tai Chi Chuan classes? you can email me at matthew.stampe@gmail.com or find me on Facebook “Matt Stampe”. Class Format: 1. Warm-up: loosening and stretching exercises. 2. Tui shou/Push Hands: … Continue reading

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List of recommended Taijiquan instructors

Last update: 11/02/2015 In a sea deception, some light and clarity on some authentic and recommended Taijiquan instructors. If you do not see a particular instructor, it may be due to two reasons: 1) please see if a lineage teacher … Continue reading

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T’ai Chi Classical Literature for Fighting with T’ai Chi Ch’uan

Last update: 7/6/2015 Tai Chi classics Extracted are parts (cutting out the fat) of the Tai Chi Classics that relate to fighting, opponents, and how to respond using the Tai Chi principles and theory. This is not for the theorist, … Continue reading

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