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The Complete Book of Tai Chi Chuan (Revised Edition)
The Complete Book of Tai Chi Chuan (Revised Edition)

The Complete Book of Tai Chi Chuan (Revised Edition)

A Comprehensive Guide to the Principles and Practice

SPORTS & RECREATION

350 Pages, 6.15 x 9.28

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $29.95 (US $29.95) (CA $40.95)

Publication Date: October 2016

ISBN 9789834087999

Rights: WOR

Cosmos Internet Sdn Bhd (Oct 2016)

Price: $29.95
 
 

Overview

Modern life is stressful but the ancient martial art of Tai Chi Chuan is one of the most effective stressbusters available. In China it is used extensively for the prevention and treatment of illnesses, and its beneficial effects for health and fitness are now widely recognised in the West.This wonderful book is a complete guide to the oriental wisdom of Tai Chi Chuan, explaining all its important aspects and styles, as well as its practical benefits for emotional, mental and spiritual development.Expertly and clearly written and complemented by a collection of informative illustrations, this comprehensive book covers everything you would want to know about Tai Chi Chuan – from the background of its philosophy to the practical exercises necessary for balance, internal force and self-defence. It is the ideal guide to introduce you to Tai Chi Chuan or to remind you of what you may have missed in your classes.The book includes:  -The philosophy of Tai Chi Chuan and the historical development of the various styles.-The Concept of Yin-yang in Tai Chi Chuan.-The basic Tai Chi Chuan movements and Pushing Hands.-The various Tai Chi Chuan styles set.-Tai Chi Chuan combat sequences and tactics.-The physical and mental benefits of Tai Chi Chuan.-Tai Chi Chuan weapons.-The relationship of Tai Chi Chuan and Taoism.

Author Biography

Wong Kiew Kit, popularly known as Sifu Wong, is the fourth generation successor of Venerable Jiang Nan from the famous Shaolin Monastery in China and Grandmaster of Shaolin Wahnam Institute of Kungfu and Chi Kung. He received the "Chi Kung Master of the Year" Award during the Second World Congress on Chi Kung held in San Francisco in 1997. He has practiced and taught the Shaolin arts for more than 3 decades and has more than 60,000 students all over the world.