Book: Taijiquan Classical Yang Style 1st ed. by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming
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Taijiquan Classical Yang Style—The Complete Form and Qigong 1st ed.
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With so many Taijiquan (Tai Chi Chuan) styles available today, so many variations, modernizations and simplifications, where does one find the traditional styles? Search no further, for this book, Taijiquan Classical Yang Style contains the complete Classical Long Form for the original Yang Family lineage. (1799 - 1872 A.D.).
More than just a book of the Form, Taijiquan Classical Yang Style also contains general concepts of Chinese Martial Arts, Qigong (Chi Kung) Theory, the relationship between Qigong and Taijiquan, and the basic foundation of Taijiquan - the Thirteen Postures.
If you want to build a strong foundation and a thorough understanding of the wealth that Classical Taijiquan has to offer, then this step-by-step, easy to follow guide is for you!
- Strengthen and relax the torso
- Calm and focus your mind
- Contains the complete form and Taiji Qigong with proper breathing patterns
- Over 500 photos with detailed instruction
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Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, is a renowned author and teacher of Chinese martial arts and Qigong. Born in Taiwan, he has trained and taught Taijiquan, Qigong and Chinese martial arts for over forty-five years. He is the author of over thirty books, and was elected by Inside Kung Fu magazine as one of the 10 people who has "made the greatest impact on martial arts in the past 100 years." Dr. Yang lives in Northern California.
A Must Have for Taijiquan Knowledge, Robert C. Sadlier (Amazon reviewer) February, 2010
I've just finished reading this book and it was brilliant. Anyone interested in the art of Taijiquan should read this book. For information and instruction regarding postures, forms and Qigong this book is an excellent source. I've read several different books on Taijiquan and this book truly stands apart for it's quality of content and it's well written, easy to follow format. Thank you, Dr. Yang, for sharing your knowledge and experience with us.
NAPRA Review (May 1999)
This thorough book attempts to accurately present to the West an important aspect of Chinese culture, including the complete Classical Long Form of the Yang Family Lineage. An impressive reference and teaching tool.