DVD: Tai Chi Sword by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming
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Run Time: 100min
Number of discs: 1
Narration: English & French
Menus/Subtitles: English, French, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish
Region Encoding: All Regions
Release Date: May 2005
Tai Chi Sword—Classical Yang Style
It is said,”100 days of barehand, 1000 days of spear, 10,000 days of sword.” – Ancient Chinese (sword) Proverb
Beyond the barehand form, beyond Pushing Hands awaits the elegant and highly effective Sword of Tai Chi Chuan. Tai Chi Sword has long been considered the highest achievement in Taijiquan training. Mainly used as a defensive weapon, Tai Chi Sword requires a strategy of ‘calmness in action’. To achieve this calmness, the student must develop patience, peace of mind, and bravery.
This comprehensive DVD contains:
- The complete 54-Posture Tai Chi Sword Form
- The Tai Chi Sword Qigong Set
- Tai Chi Qigong Breathing
- Fundamental Sword Techniques
- 10 Matching Drills for training with a partner
- 42 seldom taught sword-fighting applications
"The ultimate or final goal of Tai Chi Sword training is to gain a deep understanding of yourself in order to lead a more enlightened life. "– Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming
This DVD complements the book "Tai Chi Sword, Classical Yang Style - The Complete Form, Qigong & Applications", by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming. (sold separately)
This program and the Sword Fundamental Training DVD (YMAA) will provide a solid foundation in Sword technique.
SPECIAL FEATURES: Over 100 Scene Selections • Languages: English, French • Multi-Language menus & subtitles: French, Spanish, Polish, Portuguese • Interactive YMAA product catalog with 30 Additional Minutes of YMAA video previews
YMAA PRODUCTION • DR. YANG, JWING-MING • “TAI CHI SWORD” • WRITTEN BY DR. YANG, JWING-MING • PERFORMED BY DR. YANG, JWING-MING, ROBERT WAS, AND VADAS MIHALY • EDITED BY DAVID SILVER AND MEDIAMANIC • PRODUCTION ASSISTANCE BY PHILIP GOLDMAN • PRODUCED BY DAVID SILVER • DVD AUTHORING BY MEDIAMANIC • DIRECTED BY DR. YANG, JWING-MING
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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.
Mark Cheng, L.Ac., Black Belt Magazine, May, 2004
...examines the methodology of this traditional Chinese weapon. Although he assume the viewer has some familiarity with the martial arts – and specifically with tai chi empty-hands techniques – those without prior training can still follow along. One of its best features is Yang’s recitation of traditional Chinese poems that define the art of the sword.