I always aim for the perfect week when it comes to my Tai Chi training. This involves training six days a week with Sunday’s my Yin day (rest). Lately I’ve been very busy with work that I have to do what I call ‘catch up training’ on a Sunday – for the Tai Chi drills […]
Here’s a very clever and funny clip of Darth Vader practicing a Tai Chi sword form. After watching this I think I’ll come over to the dark side 😉 [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7EOZ5vx9ubY[/youtube] Footnote: I found this clip from one of my facebook friends Toni Tan
Lately it has been too wet to practice my Tai Chi weapons’ forms so I’ve had to practice in my living room. I use my wooden sabre and sword for safety reasons but my eight foot spear can be a problem. Especially near a television set or over hanging lights not to mention the walls. […]
Regulate your breathing – slow, smooth and deep – during your Tai Chi practice.
Here’s a Tai Chi spear exercise to test whether you are correctly using your tan tien or just muscle strength. Stand with your spear beside you and then step forward. Now lunge forward with your spear – chest high – until it is horizontal to the ground. As you do this slide your hands down […]