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Tai Chi chuan’s Ti-Fang with Stephen J. Goodson of www.fairtradetaichi.org

Ti-fang (Lift and Place) is a critical component in Tai Chi Chuan. The video and text below is an interview with Stephen and he and I discuss and give some samples of ti-Fang usage in Form, Push hands, Da Lu … Continue reading

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Martial Arts and Medicine Talk: Justin Flinner, L.Ac., M.Ac. in Washington D.C.

Justin Flinner is a champion level martial artist, veteran competitor in both Modern Wushu and Traditional Fu Style Gong Fu. I caught up with him at Virginia University of Oriental Medicine where he was teaching Qigong. His practice of acupuncture … Continue reading

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“It’s not Standard enough” Commentary on Standardization in Yang Taijiquan

“It’s not standard” One of the most annoying things I have heard since joining the Yang Family Tai Chi (Taijiquan) Association back in 2003 is that at rank 3 “Gold Eagle” , I still get grief that my form is … Continue reading

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List of recommended Taijiquan instructors

Last update: 11/02/2015 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 is there, otherwise we do not know or cannot … 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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