Here we go again, Push Hands in the Park: Sunday, 29 July 10.00am-12 noon Fawkner Park – South Yarra (Armadale Road entrance), Melbourne, Australia Friendly, non-competitive push hands (tui shou) practice and play for anyone – old, young, beginners, masters Team up with someone and discuss what you’d like to […]
Archives for July 2013
Study and absorb Tai Chi theory into your practice to fully understand the concepts and be able to perform the techniques correctly.
One of the ways I make sure my Tai Chi postures are precise is to move along an imaginary line/s. For example, when practicising the As If Closing Posture I think of imaginary lines extending from the palms of my hands. As I lean forward and push, my hands move along the extended horizontal […]
I’ve been going to the free Push Hands in the park sessions for over 12 months now and pushed hands with many players; from beginner level to very experienced players. And it’s fascinating to experience and observe the many different styles of Push Hands. Here are some of my observations;
I happened to catch a thread on a Tai Chi discussion group and one person mentioned he was bored with the Tai Chi form. Well, I nearly fell out my chair when I read this and thought, ‘how could you become bored with a Tai Chi form?’ I’ve been practising the Wu style form for […]