In the above picture two Master Ding Academy instructors in the Midlands advanced class work on their Peng (‘Ward Off’) energy. Traditional Yang style Tai Chi is famous for its Ward Off power, which is known for being able to throw people across a room with little visible effort. It isn’t by accident. It is… Read More Ward Off Energy
Stillness Initially I thought that I would talk about how our ‘beginners’ understanding of stillness would be based on experiences prior to Tai Chi. With this in mind I decided that if I gave you an image of ‘a rabbit in the headlights’ or a child being shouted at to ‘sit still and stop fidgeting’… Read More Stillness and Wu Wei
This article is an attempt at setting your expectations on what can be achieved from the first few years of Tai Chi study. The areas discussed are as follows: Health The form Martial skills/self-defence Spiritual advancement The article concludes with a brief section outlining some tips on how to speed your progress. 1. Health Benefits… Read More Setting Expectations for Beginners
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