The Complete Book of Tai Chi Chuan: A Comprehensive Guide to the Principles and Practice

The Complete Book of Tai Chi Chuan: A Comprehensive Guide to the Principles and Practice

by Wong Kiew Kit

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The Complete Book of Tai Chi Chuan: A Comprehensive Guide to the Principles and Practice by Wong Kiew Kit

Master the ancient Chinese art of Tai Chi Chuan with this informative guide.

One of the most popular Chinese martial arts, Tai Chi Chuan is also one of the most effective stress relievers available. In China it is also used extensively for the prevention and treatment of illnesses, and its beneficial effects for health and fitness are now widely recognized in the West. The Complete Book of Tai Chi Chuan is a comprehensive and fascinating guide to the practical application and potential benefits of Tai Chi Chuan.

Packed with step-by-step illustrations for practice at home, this tai chi guide covers everything you would want to know about this ancient art, including its benefits for mental, spiritual and emotional development. This tai chi book is both an ideal introductory guide and an invaluable reminder for those who have already taken classes.

Topics in The Complete Book of Tai Chi Chuan include:

  • Tai Chi Chuan as a Martial Art
  • The Concept of Yin-Yang and Tai Chi Chuan
  • The Historical Development of the Various Styles
  • Advice from the Great Masters
  • Techniques and Skills of Pushing Hands
  • Specific Techniques for Combat Situations
  • Taoism and Spiritual Development in Tai Chi Chuan
  • And many more

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780804834407
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Publication date: 11/28/2002
Edition description: 1st Edition
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 782,463
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Wong Kiew Kit has practiced and taught Shaolin kung fu, chi kung, and meditation for more than 30 years and has over 2,000 students. He is the fourth generation successor of Monk Jiang Nan of the Shaolin Monastery and Grandmaster of Shaolin Wahnam Kung Fu and Chi Kung Institute. He is the author of many books on Eastern wisdom.

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