Regulate your breathing – slow, smooth and deep – during your Tai Chi practice.
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When I first learned Tai Chi it was taught the ‘square’ way – stopping and starting at various points. Very mechanical, without circles. Once I learned the Wu Style Tai Chi form the next step was to round it out i.e. make it more circular and continous. One method that helps me to round out […]
Practicing the traditional Wu Style Tai Chi form (108 movemetns) should take about 15-20 minutes. But sometimes when I’m in a rush or not concentrating I end up practicing for less than 15 minutes. When this happens I concentrate on occasionally saying the phrase ‘hardly moving’ to myself which slows me down considerably. My body, […]
Here’s a very good clip by Glen Hairston that shows the correct way of throwing a Tai Chi punch at various distances. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0KAT2NQ9ynk[/youtube]
Respect yourself and others will respect you.