Master Cheng's New Method of T'ai Chi

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Cheng Man-ch'ing, the famed master of t'ai chi, is regarded as an enormously influential figure in codifying the most widely practiced form of the ancient martial art. This volume, developed by the martial arts master and scholar, details the way that students arrive at a posture -- from beginning movements to the end pose. Master Cheng provides practitioners with a complete and concise guide to the Short Form, enabling them to make rapid progress.
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Overview

Cheng Man-ch'ing, the famed master of t'ai chi, is regarded as an enormously influential figure in codifying the most widely practiced form of the ancient martial art. This volume, developed by the martial arts master and scholar, details the way that students arrive at a posture -- from beginning movements to the end pose. Master Cheng provides practitioners with a complete and concise guide to the Short Form, enabling them to make rapid progress.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781883319922
  • Publisher: North Atlantic Books
  • Publication date: 6/28/1999
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 800,342
  • Product dimensions: 5.54 (w) x 8.53 (h) x 0.39 (d)

Meet the Author

Mark Hennessy spent eleven years in China studying philosophy, classical language, and taichi ch'uan. He has lectured at the National College of Political Science in Taiwan and Tonsei University in Seoul. His previous translations of Cheng's writings are: Cheng Man-ch'ing: Master of Five Excellences and Cheng Man ch'ing: Essays on Man and Culture.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 7, 2000

    Clear and Well Laid Out

    This book is perhaps the best book for someone researching the fine points of Master Cheng's T'ai Chi Ch'uan form. While nothing takes the place of personal instruction from a qualified teacher, this book comes about as close as a two-dimensional format will allow. Robert W. Smith's T'ai Chi book compliments this work quite well.

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