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Tai Chi Ball Qigong—For Health and Martial Arts

by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, David W. Grantham

Our very best in tai chi ball. Tai Chi Ball Qigong is a way to increase your physical power and energy, for improving health and martial art skills. It offers strength-training and stress-relief.

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Release date: 
November 1, 2010
Paperback: 315 pages
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9.44 × 7.37 × 0.75 in
ISBN: 9781594391996

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Release date: 
November 1, 2010
Paperback: 315 pages
Dimensions: 
9.44 × 7.37 × 0.75 in
ISBN: 9781594391996
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Average: 4 (8 votes)
Skill Level: 1 2 3

Our very best in tai chi ball qigong

Tai chi ball qigong training is an important component of proper tai chi chuan practice. For martial artists, tai chi ball qigong training can strengthen the torso, condition the muscles, and increase physical power by using the mind to lead the qi. It can be a major training tool to enhance pushing hands ability.

For general exercise, tai chi ball qigong training helps those who might overly focus on 'core body exercises' to strengthen their hips, knees, and ankles. You will improve movement of the spine, increase energy through various breathing techniques, and learn to move many joints properly at different angles.

This book includes

  • History of tai chi ball
  • Theory of tai chi ball qigong
  • Tai chi ball warm-ups
  • Tai chi ball fundamentals
  • Tai chi ball breathing
  • Tai chi ball exercises
  • Tai chi ball partner exercises
  • Tai chi ball advanced practice

"In all my years of teaching, I believe that Tai Chi Ball Qigong is one of the most powerful exercises I have ever seen to rebuild the entire body's health."—Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming

Reviews

IP's Living Now Award - Gold Winner - 2011

Eric Hoffer Award - Honorable Mention - 2011


About the Authors

Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming

Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming (楊俊敏博士) started his Gongfu (Kung Fu) training at the age of fifteen under the Shaolin White Crane (Bai He) Master Cheng, Gin Gsao (曾金灶). In thirteen years of study (1961-1974) under Master Cheng, Dr. Yang became an expert in the White Crane style of Chinese martial arts, which includes both the use of bare hands and of various weapons such as saber, staff, spear, trident, two short rods, and many others. With the same master he also studied White Crane Qin Na … More »

David W. Grantham

David W. Grantham was born on September 22, 1965, in Dorchester, Massachusetts and raised in Weymouth, Massachusetts from the age of three. At the age of eighteen, he attended Bridgewater State College to pursue his dream and currently is employed by United Airlines as a pilot based in New Jersey. Mr. Grantham began his martial art training at the age of twenty-four, studying Liuhebafaquan under the tutelage of instructor David Zucker. Mr. Zucker studied under the late Master John Chung … More »