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An opportunity to learn tai chi properly

A class member has access to exclusive training opportunities, knowledge, skills and resources:

• Fully-differentiated syllabus
• Address individual health concerns & training requirements
• DVDs… 68 more words

Newcastle Tai Chi

Central equilibrium

‘Central equilibrium’ is the 13 posture of taijiquan and requires continuous study.
Our understanding of what the term means must evolve relative to our understanding of the art. 116 more words

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Those who lack wisdom are convinced that they are truly awake;
they think they understand what is happening;
they think that the king is really the king, 8 more words

Meditation

Be realistic

People often see taijiquan as being an easy martial arts option.
They are the naive ones.
Sooner or later they always quit.

Taijiquan is an internal martial art. 50 more words

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Failure to practice

Chinese martial arts involve hard work and there are no shortcuts.

Neglect the qigong/neigong exercises and your tai chi has no foundation.
Your form will be sloppy and your partnered drills useless. 54 more words

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Qigong

There is a danger in doing qigong at a beginners level indefinitely.
Stage 1 is what you are capable of doing when you commence lessons. 94 more words

Newcastle Tai Chi

Chi Hsing Tzu was a trainer of
fighting cocks for King Hsuan.
He was training a fine bird.
The king kept asking
if the bird was ready for combat. 109 more words

Meditation