Vol. 31, No. 5
Wu Style Internal Development
Rose Oliver of Shanghai interviews Liu Ji Fa about the Wu Style of Wu Chian Chuan. He emphasizes two key principles plus dantian development.
Wu Wenhan on Wu Yuxiang’s Tai Chi
Zhou Lishang interviews Wu Wenhan about the Wu Style and the important contributions of Wu Yuxiang to the theory of Tai Chi Chuan. He gives interesting insights into the theory.
Applying Sink, Turn and Expand in Tai Chi
Joseph Eber writes about using these concepts in push hands. A student of William Ting, Eber details how to maximize internal energy while minimizing the use of external force.
Liu Rui on Zhaobao Taijiquan
Alex Yeo of Singapore interviews a high level practitioner of Zhaobao Taijiquan. He gives interesting insights into internal development.
Tu-Ky Lam on Body/Hands Integration
Tu-Ky Lam writes about how the movement of the hands is intimately connected with body movement.
Yin Yang Bagua Zhang
Miles Henderson of Canberra, Australia, writes about this distinctive form of Bagua that is different from the Bagua derived by Dong Haichuan.
Zhenbo Sun on the 8 Basic Techniques
A Chen stylist in Boyds, MD, Sun has also studied Bagua and published a Chen style book in Chinese.