tai chi

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    Tai chi as a supplement to western boxing?

    Im a boxer and Im interested in tai chi for cross-training purposescombining an external art with an internal one to better understand power generation and body mechanics. However, Ive read that tai chi takes a long time to learn and I only have a year to study with an instructor. Would this...
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    Tai Chi

    I'm a 39-year-old man who is in a wheelchair. I recently discovered Tai Chi as a form to help me with life in a wheelchair. I've also recently become a freelance writer, and I wrote an article about Tai Chi. I would love some feedback on the article and if I missed anything. THE HEALTH BENEFITS...
  3. KimBjjTaiChi

    Chen Tai Chi martial arts form by Laura Bonthuis

    Laura Bonthuis is my girlfriend and a Dutch martial arts practitioner. Besides martial arts she was a very good Badminton player and won many tournaments and titles. She practised full contact kickboxing under a famous Dutch teacher Wim Scharrenberg ( brother of Koen Scharrenberg a Kyokushinkai...
  4. KimBjjTaiChi

    Hello my name is Kim

    Hello my name is Kim Bergen I live in the Netherlands and i study BJJ (still a white belt) and i practise Tai Chi with my best girlfriend Laura Bonthuis from Apeldoorn. I am.just a beginner but Laura is truly amazing at Tai Chi will post a link of her later so you the "martial arts experts" can...
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    My opinion on Qi in Taijiquan, and education on 6 harmonies

    How to understand qi in taijiquan, an introduction, and 6 harmonies.
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    How to develop Peng jin

    Video for beginners to have a sense of peng jin.
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    Yang 8 movement form for beginners and elderly

    Yang 8 movement form for beginners and elderly, split screen to make it easy to follow...
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    Which is best to start with? (tai chi/kung fu)

    Hello everyone. I am interested in starting a martial arts class. What I am mostly interested in is learning about discipline, self control, defence, but at the same time some physical movement as well. (Im not so much into the hitting and fighting) After research I concluded that Tai chi and...
  9. Diaitadoc

    Yang Taiji Application Project

    Hello everyone! Ive been practicing traditional Yang Taiji for about 15 years. Early in my training, I practiced form and push hands equally; then moved cities and took a break from partner practice, continuing forms practice on my own. Recently, Ive gotten a group together to explore and...
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    3 Element Martial Arts- Wallingford, Connecticut

    This is one option for training, if you are near Wallingford, CT. Youtube: Facebook: 3 Element Martial Arts Email: [email protected]
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    Newbie to Tai Chi looking for some advice

    Not sure whether to post this in beginner's section or the Chinese MA section, so I hope it is okay here. I took a Tai Chi class when I was in university, and have wanted to get back into it ever since. I was particularly intrigued with the teaching style of my second teacher. He would tell us...
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    Greetings fellow martial arts practitioners and Enthusiasts.........any South African Baguazhang practitioners or fans here??? i see very little on Bagua in this forum
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    Fa Jin Tai Chi Striking Power

    This is a video to share some fa jin play There is no particular technique being practiced, just the expression of hard jin (energy) into various parts in the body (begins about 1/2 through). I don't show any leg fa jin in this video, but that can be practiced in the same way. This kind of...
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    Yiquan/Dachengquan school in Ukrain, Kiyiv

    Hi everybody. Join our Yiqua/Dachengquan school. Yiquan/Dachengquan is an inner wushu style derived from Xingyiquan, Baguazhang, Luhebafa. Yiquan, Yi meaning Intent, Quan meaning to grasp that which has been scattered. Yiquan (Mind Boxing) Dachengquan (Great Achievement Shadow Boxing), is...
  15. TieXiongJi

    Meeting and Greeting - I am doing that.

    Hello Martial Talk Forums! I am a 12 year Taiji Player; started in 2003 with Yang -> Competition Forms -> Sun -> Wu -> Chen. I was a regular in the tournament circuit around Southern California between 2004 and 2008. I taught for over a year in Los Angeles out of my Karate coach's school around...