More tips on push hands and sparring by Guo Shifu. I like his explanation and demonstration on sparring and moving like a ‘sphere’. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V-SliCE30sM&feature=related[/youtube]
Push Hands: When your arms are pinned against your body, sink and turn
A few years ago I was training with our instructor and a small group of students in a garage. We were practising some techniques and my training partner mentioned an idea that I found unusual. I didn’t give it too much thought at the time but later on I started to use it in my […]
A few years ago I ran short courses in self defence for women. The courses were 6-8 weeks in duration, one hour per week. When I sat down and created these courses I looked at my Tai Chi background to develop simple and practical techniques. One technique I taught was from the Tai Chi essentials […]
Strikes: focus on your tan tien not your shoulders or arms.