Yang Taiji

Tàijíquán (太极拳) is an ancient Chinese movement and meditation exercise which is well known for its positive health effects. Yang style Taiji, developed by master Yang Luchan, raised this exercise to public awareness.

On Taiji Training

Taiji training is based on two "pillars", namely form and pair training. All of Taiji's "secrets" can be found by form training and verified and checked in pair training. Form Training Taiji forms are composed of combat techniques which have been seamlessly arranged...

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Yang Style Taiji 85 Form Posture Names

预备式              yù bèi shì                             Preparatory Posture 起势                  qĭ shì                                     Beginning of Taiji 揽雀尾              lăn què weĭ                          Stroke the Peacock’s Tail 单鞭                  dān biān  ...

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On Taiji Training

Taiji training is based on two "pillars", namely form and pair training. All of Taiji's "secrets" can be found by form training and verified and checked in pair training. Form Training Taiji forms are composed of combat techniques which have been seamlessly arranged...

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Wu Zi Jue – The Five Character Secret of Success

五字诀 Wŭ Zì Jué by 李亦畲 Lĭ Yìshē (1832-1892) Five Character “Secret of Success” / ”Tricks of the Trade” (for Taijiquan) 心静    xīn jìng The (heart) mind is quiet, peaceful, still. 身灵    shēn líng The body is agile, nimble, sensitive – includes the idea of sensitivity and...

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