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Qigong for Health and Martial Arts: Exercises and Meditation

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  • Posted November 15, 2009

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    Qigong for Health and Martial Arts

    This book is for all level of practitioners, for every age. It does not only give valuable advise to a martial arts practitioner but also serves as an exercise book for those who want to maintain wellness when ageing. Several topics in this book were known to me before reading it. But the simple and well done explanations on selected topics opened me new horizons and new insights and created a deeper understanding of this ancient science.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 8, 2007

    Will last you for ever!

    This book is a lifetime investment: it teaches you still/meditative qigong, moving qigong and a range of other related exercises that will last you many,many years. The aim of the book is to help the practitioner build up Qi-energy. As such, this book is ideal for any martial artist regardless of style, I picked this book up when I was doing Aikido and I have been a fan of Dr.Yang's material ever since. You can use this book for self-instruction of the basics, for the more advanced training I would recommend reading up on some of Dr.Yangs introductory books on Qigong theory beforehand. But reaching the more advanced levels takes years of daily practice. The theory in this book is kept short in favour of the exercises and the pictures, there are also brief historical sections.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 17, 2000

    Thank you from World Tai Chi & Qigong Day

    World T'ai Chi & Qigong Day wishes to thank the author of this book for the important contribution this work makes to educate the world to the vastly underutilized potential of these amazing health tools. World T'ai Chi & Qigong Day encourages you to contact us,, to find out how you can further the important work of this author by joining in a global health education effort involving tens of thousands conducting mass Qigong and Tai Chi exhibitions in cities and towns across six continents worldwide. Held each year to coincide with UN World Health Day, in April of each year, to draw global attention to Qigong and Tai Chi's profound potential for improving worldhealth.

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