PENG| The Secret weapon of Taiji Quan (Tai Chi)

PENG| The Secret weapon of Taiji Quan (Tai Chi) Peng is fundamental in Taiji Quan and internal martial arts. It is not only found in Tai Chi. In Shaolin Quan or even Okinawan Karate (birthed from traditional Chinese Martial Arts), they speak of floating, sinking, swallowing and spitting. Just like in Tai Chi, there is …

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“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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