Forms: Before starting, stabilise yourself by breathing slow and deep for at least 30 seconds.
When you are practicing your Tai Chi form imagine you are underwater. But make sure your head is above water! I’ve found that using this visualisation technique slows my movements down alot. Especially if I am in a rushed mood when practicing Tai Chi. I also get a deeper sense of Chi flowing through my […]
Practicing weapons’ forms in a park can can attract the wrong attention. Especially if you are using metal weapons. Once when I was practicing my sabre and sword forms in a park I had one spectator which did distract me. It was a policeman driving his van slowly through the park. From the corner of […]
One way of improving your Tai Chi form is to adopt a posture and practice it each day. In my training I have a list of the 37 postures (the form) in order and each day I practice one posture. After 37 days I start again. I do 8 repetitions slowly, both sides of the […]
Some of the odd places I have performed Tai Chi include; a restaurant remote island canteen at a college – sabre demonstration (front tables were very attentive) library hotel courtyard in Kathmandu small office as an audition (weird) park full of kids (tough gig) But I’ve never performed Tai Chi at an airport. Check out […]