T'ai Chi: The "Supreme Ultimate" Exercise for Health, Sport, and Self-Defense

T'ai Chi: The "Supreme Ultimate" Exercise for Health, Sport, and Self-Defense


Master the chinese language martial paintings of T'ai Chi with this obtainable, illustrated guide.

T'ai-chi (Tai Chi) is a simple and rhythmical paintings that stresses gradual respiring, balanced and secure postures, and absolute calmness of brain. It calls for no distinct apparatus or position to perform, and takes not more than ten mins a day.

This publication, from well known Tai Chi grasp, Cheng Man-Ch'ing, introduces T'ai-chi as a method to a more healthy existence, as a activity and as a style of self security. it's a whole step by step handbook for the newbie. With conscientious perform, readers will grasp the series of thirty-seven postures that might make up the T'ai-chi solo workout. scholars will tips on how to growth from workout to game to self safety with greatest potency. The directions are transparent and straightforward to stick to, and greater than 275 pictures and 122 foot-weighting diagrams warrantly an realizing of the right kind form.

A historical past of T'ai-chi, together with thumbnail sketches of recognized masters, and the 1st English translation of the elemental T'ai-chi rfile, referred to as the T'ai-chi Ch'uan Classics, also are integrated.

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