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Tai Chi root

The merging of Chinese philosophical thinking and Tai Chi Chuan arose over a long period of time. This well known quotation from the Tai Chi Classics (not established until the end of the 19th Century) relating to the application of Tai Chi Chuan as a martial art, can also be found in other writings eg Zhou Dunyi of the 11th Century, more related to a 'cosmological' study and Taoist understanding of the world around them. Read More…

Chang Naiz hou

Chang Naiz hou was a confucian scholar & martial artist in the 18th Century, whose writings are amongst the first to develop philosophical links between martial training and Taoist philosophy. Read More…

Grand Master Wu Kung Cho

By Grand Master Wu Kung Cho’s (author of Wu style Tai Chi Chuan aka ‘The Gold Book&rsquoWinking, 3rd generation Wu Family, son of Wu Chien Chuan Read More…

Chen Wei- Ming - T’ai Chi Ch’uan Ta Wen (Questions and Answers on Tai Chi Chuan)

Ch’en Wei-Ming was a student of Yang Cheng-fu, and his book T’ai Chi Ch’uan Ta Wen written around 1925 documents answers to questions asked of his teacher. Translated by Benjamin Pang Jeng Lo & Robert Smith around 1985
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Try Softer

Try Softer, an anonymous passage about attitude Read More…

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