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Qigong of the Center, Essence of Taijiquan
Qigong of the Center, Essence of Taijiquan

Qigong of the Center, Essence of Taijiquan

The Teachings of Grandmaster Cai Song Fang


Warriors of Stillness Trilogy


280 Pages, 7 x 10

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $24.95 (US $24.95) (CA $29.95)

Publication Date: September 2015

ISBN 9780964997639

Rights: US & CA

Qi Works (Sep 2015)

Price: $24.95


Breaking down the very essence of the ancient Chinese health practices for taijiquan, this book discusses techniques that teach movement from the center of the body and the ability of issuing the "jing" or explosive force. Also included is an exploration of the theory and practices of taijiquan as a contact sport, particularly its interactive training regimen used to perfect timing and responses that control the opponent's balance with as little force as necessary. This is the first volume of the Warriors of Stillness trilogy.

Author Biography

Jan Diepersloot has studied martial arts for more than 35 years and is the author of Masters of Perception and The Tao of Yiquan. He is the founder of the Contra Costa Center for Healing and the Arts, where he teaches. He lives in Walnut Creek, California.