“ZHONG DING”: HOW TAIJI QUAN USES THIS CONCEPT FOR HEALTH AND COMBAT

Zhong ding means central equilibrium. And although I had come across the term, from reading books on Taiji Quan or traditional Chinese martial arts. The concept was demonstrated to me by my Shifu. There was a YouTube video of him demonstrating this feat. A couple of students apply pressure to push him over. However, he …

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PENG AND TAIJI QUAN’S 4 SKILLS

PENG AND TAIJI QUAN’S 4 SKILLS Training in Taiji Quan my current perspective on the four skills of Zhang (to adhere) Lien (to sticking/yield), tie (to connect) and sui (to follow), arise from a good peng structure. There is a previous post explaining Peng or the Peng structure of Taiji Quan here on deadlyduels.com. As your peng …

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