Vol. 14, No. 5
Abraham Liu Talks About the Strategies And Soft Energy Needed for Push Hands
Abraham Liu, with 55 years of practice, discusses the important factors in practice and his experiences with his famous teacher, Cheng Man-ch’ing.
Inner Ch’i Is an Important Factor in Developing Martial Arts Skills
Jane Yao, who studied T’ai Chi Ch’uan and Bagua in Shanghai, talks about working with inner ch’i for health and push hands practice.
Pressure Point Strikes Are Part of T’ai Chi
Doc-Fai Wong writes about how Yang style movements can be used to hit acupuncture points to disable opponents. He gives a number of examples.
Follow Your Shape
Xiaonan Zhang, author of a book on “Tai-Ji Fitness,” writes about the value of stretching for flexibility and correct posture.
Qigong Principles for Regulating the Body
An excerpt from a manual by T.K. Shih, an international qigong authority, gives interesting information about using qigong to regulate the body.