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Tai Chi Ball Qigong 2 - for Health and Martial Arts

by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming

Deepen Your Tai Chi with Tai Chi Ball Qigong. The ancient art of Tai Chi Ball training can strengthen the torso, condition your muscles, and teach the you how to use the mind to lead the Qi. In Tai Chi Chuan (Taijiquan), ball training was once a major training tool to enhance Pushing Hands ability, but it is rarely taught in modern times. Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming teaches more advanced Taiji Ball techniques, building upon the foundation taught in Tai Chi Ball Qigong 1.

Code: S0777Duration: 173 min

Average: 3 (7 votes)

In this three-hour program, Master Yang instructs 16 patterns of Wrap-Coiling, ball training methods, and fundamental ball applications. These in-depth video lessons also include ball partner drills and matching practice.

Deepen Your Tai Chi with Tai Chi Ball Qigong. The ancient art of Tai Chi Ball training can strengthen the torso, condition your muscles, and teach the you how to use the mind to lead the Qi. In Tai Chi Chuan (Taijiquan), ball training was once a major training tool to enhance Pushing Hands ability, but it is rarely taught in modern times. Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming teaches more advanced Taiji Ball techniques, building upon the foundation taught in Tai Chi Ball Qigong 1.

In Course 3, Dr Yang teaches 16 patterns of Tai Chi Ball Wrap-Coiling, including vertical and horizontal.
Course 4 focuses on solo and partner applications, which improve coiling and neutralizing Tai Chi skills, and develop “listening jing", or increased sensitivity. Dr. Yang offers detailed instruction as you follow along with the demonstration, including:

• Self-practice Wrap-Coiling Exercises
• Flying Dragon Plays with the Ball
• Taiji Ball Along the Edge
• Two-person Ball Matching Drills.
• 26 Video Lessons

Regular Qigong practice accelerates the health benefits of Tai Chi. You'll enjoy reduced stress, a stronger immune system, and a deeper awareness of breath and body coordination. This authoritative guide can be used with any style of Tai Chi Chuan, and it is a great way for anyone to energize the body, raise the spirit, and deepen your understanding of Qigong and Tai Chi.

Video features YMAA senior instructors Ramel Rones and Kathy Yang. Dr. Yang's tai chi can be traced back to the Yang family through Grandmaster Kao, Tao (高濤) and his teacher Yue, Huanzhi (樂奐之), an indoor disciple of Yang, Chengfu (楊澄甫).

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