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Cheng Tzu's Thirteen Treatises on…

Cheng Tzu's Thirteen Treatises on T'ai Chi Ch'uan

by Cheng Man Ch'Ing

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***** This 4th printing has added notes & 30 more pages.
  Murshid | Nov 25, 2009 |
The practical book prof. Cheng presents taijiquan as a martial art, a medicine and a means of exercise and self-development. It includes: - Thirten essays on his insights into taijiquan - oral secrets from his teacher Yang Cheng'fu - Questions and answers giving his commentaries on the classics - postures and applications on the 37 posture form illustrated by photographes - describtion and mechanics of Tui Shou, San Shou and Tau Lu.
  pathlessness | Aug 30, 2007 |
Discourses by Prof. Cheng covering Tai Chi as a martial art, pathway to health, manifestation of the Tao. Required for every practitioner. Now that he is deceased, it is a repository of his wisdom ( )
  triminieshelton | Jun 24, 2007 |
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In this erudite yet practical book Professor Cheng shares the secrets of his lineage and takes us to the heart of T'ai Chi Ch'uan, presenting it as a martial artm a medicine, and a means of exercise and self-development. With examples from anatomy and physics, he demonstrates precisely how the postures and moves work, internally as energetic principles, and externally on opponents. Professor Cheng always emphasizes that disease (like an attack from an opponent) is an opportunity for training. The practitioner of T'ai Chi Ch'uan may serve as his (or her) own doctor and, likewise, as the physician (or trainer) of an attacker. This special text includes:
-Thirteen essays on his insights into T'ai Chi Ch'uan.
-Oral secrets from his teacher, Yang Cheng'fu.
-Questions and answers giving his commentary to the classics.
-Descriptions and mechanics of push-hands, San Shou, and Ta Lu.
-Prefaces by both Madame Cheng and Bejamin Pang-Jeng Lo.

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