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    Good swordsmanship?

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    Origins of Tai Chi

    Thanks for your replies. I sometimes feel that my teacher lying to me. should not be having these doubts. It's probably best to move on.
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    Origins of Tai Chi

    I sort of asked this question before, but I'd appreciate more insight. Is Tai Chi originally a short form developed into a long form so that teachers could make more money? Is it originally a Daoist martial art that is watered down with superficial movements? Finally, is push hands originally a...
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    Is teacher cheating me?

    The teacher says it's Yang style. He has never done push hands with me. The form is quite short, 40 or so movementas, I think. He says the long form is just exercise and has no real martial value. He also teaches Liu he ba fa which I have been learning for several months now. The form seems...
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    Is teacher cheating me?

    My teacher teachers Tai Chi. He says that it is the real Tai Chi and all the other tai chi I have seen is just exercise and show. He says his Tai Chi is a real martial art. The problem is I don't know whether to believe him or not. His Tai Chi is very short and looks nothing like anything I've...
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