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A Jazz Approach to Taijiquan (gio, 25 ott 2018)
Jazz music has varying degrees of improvisation in its ensemble (and solo) playing. There is a structure, with melody, tempo, key signature, chord progression, and other characteristics for each song, although these can be modified. But there is also improvisation, with players rarely, if ever, trying to play a song exactly the same way each […]
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Tai Chi Great, Ben Lo Passes Away (Sat, 20 Oct 2018)
Benjamin Jeng Pang Lo (1927 – 2018), a Tai Chi teacher who has had a great influence on many North American Tai Chi practitioners passed away on October 12, 2018. He was 93 years old. Originally meeting Tai Chi master Cheng Man Ching as a patient of Chinese Medicine, he soon started learning Tai Chi […]
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Tai Chi Helps This Concert Violinist Perform Better (Sat, 20 Oct 2018)
One of South Africa's top classical concert violinists has fallen in love with the Chinese classical art of Tai Chi.
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Eight Tai Chi Teaching Guidelines for Creating a Successful and Enjoyable Classroom Experience for New Students (Mon, 03 Sep 2018)
As someone who has been playing Taijiquan (Tai Chi) for almost 30 years and teaching for more than 20, I have a special place in my heart for students who are new to the practice.
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Book Review: Laoshi’s Legacy (Sun, 02 Sep 2018)
This book does not disappoint in follow-up to Laoshi as provocative and insightful lesson after lesson greets the reader.
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Hsu Fun Yuen Passes Away (Wed, 29 Aug 2018)
Tai Chi teacher Hsu Fun Yuen passed away at the age of 89 years old on August 27th, 2018. He lived in Chicago for many years where he taught Tai Chi.
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Teaching Pushing Hands to Addicts in Mexico (Mon, 20 Aug 2018)
I posted on a Chapala  social media site, giving an introduction to Pushing Hands, and a self-introduction to my own experiences, as learner and as trainer.
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The History of Tai Chi Chuan (Fri, 17 Aug 2018)
Tai Chi Chuan, also known as Tai Chi, Taiji, or Taijiquan, is an ancient form of Chinese martial arts and has been dated as far back as 800 years ago.
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Is Taijiquan Natural? (Fri, 17 Aug 2018)
From this, we can infer that strength, speed, youth, etc. are matters of “natural” abilities... different from is developed through the practice of Taijiquan.
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Instagram Tai Chi Video Of The Day – August 4th, 2018 (Sun, 05 Aug 2018)
We feature a short daily Tai Chi video from Instagram on our website.
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