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The Complete Book of Tai Chi Chuan: A Comprehensive Guide to the Priciples and Practice
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Tuttle Pub
Publication date November 15, 2002
Pages 336
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780804834407
ISBN-10 0804834407
Dimensions 0.25 by 6 by 10 in.
Weight 1.20 lbs.
Original list price $19.95
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Summary
Discusses the philosophy of tai chi chuan, teaches the basic set of movements, and explains the emotional, mental, and physical benefits of regular practice. (view table of contents)
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Master the ancient Chinese art of Tai Chi Chuan with this informative guide.

One of the most popular Chinese martial arts, Tai Chi Chuan is also one of the most effective stress relievers available. In China it is also used extensively for the prevention and treatment of illnesses, and its beneficial effects for health and fitness are now widely recognized in the West. The Complete Book of Tai Chi Chuan is a comprehensive and fascinating guide to the practical application and potential benefits of Tai Chi Chuan.

Packed with step-by-step illustrations for practice at home, this tai chi guide covers everything you would want to know about this ancient art, including its benefits for mental, spiritual and emotional development. This tai chi book is both an ideal introductory guide and an invaluable reminder for those who have already taken classes.

Topics in The Complete Book of Tai Chi Chuan include:
  • Tai Chi Chuan as a Martial Art
  • The Concept of Yin-Yang and Tai Chi Chuan
  • The Historical Development of the Various Styles
  • Advice from the Great Masters
  • Techniques and Skills of Pushing Hands
  • Specific Techniques for Combat Situations
  • Taoism and Spiritual Development in Tai Chi Chuan
  • And many more


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9780804834407 | details & prices | 336 pages | 6.00 × 10.00 × 0.25 in. | 1.20 lbs | List price $19.95
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