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Novice Karate Group (ages 7 & up)

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Tai Chi Chuan Martial Applications

You will learn the Old Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan (108 movement long), Tai Chi sword, and pushing hands. You will also learn how each movement helps the body and mind through Chinese medicine and Tai Chi principles. You will learn martial applications for each movement and deepen your understanding and knowledge of each movement. You will be able to start your own classes, teach at fitness centers and schools, and have a better understanding of Tai Chi.

Tai Chi Chuan Martial Applications

Master Lu has been practicing Acupuncture and Chinese martial arts for over 40 years. He was one of the first Licensed Acupuncturist in the state of Utah. He was trained in Taiwan in both Acupuncture and Chinese martial arts mainly Northern Shaolin Kung Fu and Old Yang Style Tai Chi. Master Lu was also twice national champion for full contact fighting in Taiwan.

In this revised edition of Tai Chi Chin Na: The Seizing Art of Tai Chi Chuan, Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming discusses the martial arts origin of tai chi. His informative explanation and instruction of the fighting application known as chin na reveals its serious intent.

Tai chi began centuries ago for use in deadly combat, a purpose that has been overlooked in recent years due to the growing practice of the tai chi form to promote health. Yang introduces the martial application known as chin na, meaning to seize and control, to present-day students of the art. The narrative includes interesting detail about tai chi history and its general concepts; the parallel relationship of chin na techniques to the thirty-seven postures of Yang-style tai chi chuan; and chin na applications as they relate to pushing hands, a two-person tai chi exercise. Instructions for executing postures and corresponding applications include photographs of two people demonstrating techniques, with directional arrows that indicate body movements.

Tai Chi Chin Na: The Seizing Art of Tai Chi Chuan represents a valuable contribution to the ongoing development of tai chi as both a health-giving exercise and a martial art. The table of contents lists by subheadings the topics covered within each chapter, a structure that allows readers to select information according to interest and ability.

The precisely written text covers advanced tai chi concepts that both inspire and instruct. Words for tai chi postures, techniques, and applications appear in English, followed by transliterations into Chinese pinyin and characters. Footnote references are given at the end of each chapter in either English or Chinese.

Here's an extraordinary guide to Taijiquan (Tai Chi Chuan), the Grand Ultimate way of health and martial arts. Written by one of China?s top-ranked coaches (Liang), the 24 and 48 postures, often referred to as the Short Form, are presented in an easy to understand, step-by-step fashion. Also included are guidelines for breathing, directing the mind, aligning the body and developing Qi (C...

Become proficient in a variety of high-level skills, including sensing, neutralizing, yielding, striking, chin na, and even throwing. Each technique is presented in four to six large photographs with detailed instructions on how to perform the movements. Motion arrows are used on the photographs to help you execute the movements correctly. For any style of tai chi chuan, this book will be important for practitioners who wish to develop a deeper understanding and advanced skills.

Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming started his Gongfu training at the age of 15 under the Shaolin White Crane Master Cheng, Gin Gsao. Dr. Yang became an expert in the White Crane style of Chinese martial arts. With the same master he also studied Qin Na, Tui Na and Dian Xue massages, and herbal treatment.

Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming is a renowned author and teacher of Chinese martial arts and Qigong. Born in Taiwan, he has trained and taught Taijiquan, Qigong and Chinese martial arts for over forty-five years. He is the author of over thirty books, and was elected by Inside Kung Fu magazine as one of the 10 people who has "made the greatest impact on martial arts in the past 100 years." Dr. Yang lives in Northern California.

The Asian Festival includes lectures on a variety of topics, such as principles and application of acupuncture, a demonstration of the Japanese Tea Ceremony, and how to create Indonesian Batik fabric art. There are galleries with displays of Ikebana floral arrangements and Bonsai, showings of contemporary anime, cooking demonstrations and martial arts demonstrations.

New to the martial arts demonstration area is the discipline of Garimot Arnis, an exotic Filipino style emphasizing weapon forms, wrestling and folk-healing techniques. The Gariot Arnis students join a list of peers including practitioners of Karate, Kung Fu, Iaido swordsmanship, Tai Chi Chuan and other styles. 041b061a72


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