Will Cyril be another BODY for Ngannou? | UFC270

Listen to audio version of post below Will Cyril be another BODY for Ngannou? | UFC270 There is a clip of Cyril Gane hitting the pad showing off his quick movements for a heavy weight, that has made the rounds of the internet. People watching this video may have become converted to the crowd that …

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If you can’t APPLY Tai Chi as a Martial Art | it’s NOT Tai Chi

Listen to audio version of post below If you can’t APPLY Tai Chi as a Martial Art | it’s NOT Tai Chi In 2017 a video of a so-called Tai Chi master getting his face battered, had reached virality on the internet. The event had occurred in China were the so called, “master” had disputed …

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Sticking, Yielding and Following-Tai Chi Secrets

The four skills of zhang, lien, tie and sui are developed through tui shou or push hands in Tai Chi. Zhang is to adhere, lien is to stick or yield, tie is to connect and sui is to follow. I remember my Shifu saying that lien to stick/yield is associated with softness. And to follow …

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How do I use peng jin in Tai Chi (Taiji Quan)?

How do I use peng jin in Tai Chi (Taiji Quan)? I am in no way an expert and the reason for this post is to share my experience. And to connect with like minded practitioners of martial arts whether in Tai Chi or not. A peng structure is the main principle from which the …

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The Relationship of the Muscles and Connective Tissues in Tai Chi

The Relationship of the Muscles and Connective tissues in Tai Chi Regardless of style most beginner Tai Chi forms put an emphasis on slow movement. People would watch Tai Chi practitioners slowly and gracefully move while doing a Tai Chi form. And the martial art appears to those who do not know as more of …

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What is the DIFFERENCE between Tai Chi and Authentic Practice?

What is the difference between Tai Chi and authentic practice? Out of the three popular internal martial arts from China, Tai Chi is seen more as a slow meditative exercise mostly in the West. And then there is Ba Gua Zhang, which shows its martial applications especially the Shuai Jiao applications. Leather Tai Chi Shoes …

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What is fājìn, 發勁? The SECRET Method To hand-to-hand Combat

What is fājìn, 發勁? The SECRET Method To hand-to-hand Combat There are many videos on the internet, of old Chinese masters effortlessly bouncing people around. From the moment they make contact with each other. To the untrained eye two things may happen, one they may look in disbelief or awe and think the master has something …

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The SECRET Benefit of Tai Chi Step Rooting

The Secret Benefit of Tai Chi Step Rooting Usually, Tai Chi practitioners who can perform step rooting would have a line of people lined up to push them so the practitioner can see how strong their root is. What usually happens leaves virgin viewers aghast with surprise. What happens? The pushers whether there is a …

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How does one uproot in Tai Chi?

How does one uproot in Tai Chi? I am not a master, but I am a student of Taiji Quan (Tai Chi) and my abilities to uproot are still mediocre. In comparison to one with more refined skill. So, using me as an example. One of my issues, is my ability to song. Also available …

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Being ROOTED-The ability to absorb and redirect in Tai Chi

Being ROOTED-The ability to absorb and redirect in Tai Chi On deadlyduels.com a lot has been written about rooting. And its importance is not only in Tai Chi but martial arts in general. Grounding would refer more in being stable in stance and not losing your balance. In order to have a good root, you …

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