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Taiji Sword, Classical Yang Style; The Complete Form, Qigong and Applications

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Beyond the Barehand Form, beyond the Qigong, lies the elegant and effective Sword of Taijiquan! Learn to extend your Qi, enhance your art and refine your self. This comprehensive guide contains not only the complete Taiji Sword Form and Taiji Sword Qigong Set, but also seldom taught sword fighting applications and matching exercises.More than just a "how-to," this book also contains theory, history and a complete guide to fundamentals—all essential to building a deep, understanding of this art, long considered to...
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Overview

Beyond the Barehand Form, beyond the Qigong, lies the elegant and effective Sword of Taijiquan! Learn to extend your Qi, enhance your art and refine your self. This comprehensive guide contains not only the complete Taiji Sword Form and Taiji Sword Qigong Set, but also seldom taught sword fighting applications and matching exercises.More than just a "how-to," this book also contains theory, history and a complete guide to fundamentals—all essential to building a deep, understanding of this art, long considered to be the highest achievement in Taijiquan, as well as the most popular of the Taiji weapons.Strengthen and relax your body.Calm and focus your mind.Improve your balance.Develop proper Taiji breathing.Learn the complete Sword Form and Taiji Sword Qigong.Over 400 photos with detailed instruction.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781886969742
  • Publisher: Ymaa Publication Center
  • Publication date: 8/28/1999
  • Series: Martial Arts-Internal Series
  • Pages: 222
  • Sales rank: 1,422,124
  • Product dimensions: 6.98 (w) x 9.81 (h) x 0.57 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, is a renowned author and teacher of Chinese martial arts and Qigong. Born in Taiwan, he has trained and taught Taijiquan, Qigong and Chinese martial arts for over forty-five years. He is the author of over thirty books, and was elected by Inside Kung Fu magazine as one of the 10 people who has "made the greatest impact on martial arts in the past 100 years." Dr. Yang lives in Northern California.
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