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, […]
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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.
Getting beginners to turn their hips and waist when practicing boxing drills in Tai Chi is not easy. What usually happens is they tend to use upper body and arm strength to power their punches instead of their waist and hips. As this post is for beginners I’m only focusing on using the waist and […]