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Tai Chi Arts & Sciences

Robert Chuckrow, Ph.D.

Yin Yang

T’ai-Chi Short and Long Forms, Push-Hands, Sword, Broadsword, Staff, Two-Person Form, and Ch’i Kung


Nutrition, Diet, and Other Health-Related Subjects

Articles on T’ai Chi (Taiji) and Ch’i Kung (Qigong):
Achieving Sōng (Relax)
Is Taiji Becoming Too Diluted?
“Seek the Straight from the Curve.”
Dòng and Dàng: Optimal Timing of Shifting and Turning in Taiji Movement.
Clarifications of Perplexing Taiji Sayings and Admonitions
Non-Action in T’ai-Chi Movement
Analysis of Individual Movements of the T’ai-Chi form
T’ai-Chi Practice
T’ai-Chi Push-Hands Demos: Real or Fake
Knee, Ankle, and Arch Alignment (Now with an illustrative video.)
“Swimming on Land” (revised 7/3/18).
Tucking the Tailbone in T’ai-Chi-Form Practice: Good or Bad?
“Use the Mind and Not Force”
Muscular Strength: Advantages of Expansion Over Contraction in T’ai Chi
Seven Ways of Validating Your Progress in T’ai Chi
Is it Possible for Muscles to Actively Extend?
Cultivating the Correct Internal State in T’ai-Chi Movement
An Analysis of “Rooting and Redirecting”
“A Hand is Not a Hand”
Stepping Like a Cat
Non-Intention and Being in the Moment
Circular Modalities in T’ai-Chi Movement
The Cheng Man-ch’ing Short Form Versus The Yang-Style Long Form
A Biological Interpretation of Ch’i
The Head and Eyes During T’ai-Chi-Form Practice: Three Modalities
A Clarification of “Secret” Teachings Revealed by Cheng Man-ch’ing
Why Study T’ai Chi?
How to Recognize Jin
Additional Articles on T’ai Chi and Ch’i Kung

Robert Chuckrow’s channel videos on T’ai Chi (Taiji) and Ch’i Kung (Qigong)

T’ai-Chi Classes and Events with Robert Chuckrow in Westchester County, NY and on Zoom:
Times, Locations, Directions, and Cancelations (New classes in person and on zoom are now active)

Note: Interactive T’ai-Chi Demonstration, Sunday, July 15, 2018, from 1:00 to 2:00 P.M., at Ryder Park, Morningside Drive, off Chappaqua Road, Ossining, NY. Directions to Ryder Park

T’ai-Chi Forms:
Descriptions, Photos, Video Clips, and Names of Movements

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Lan Que Wei Zuo Peng

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About Robert Chuckrow

Articles on Nutrition and Health:
Sugar and Artificial Sweeteners (updated)
Traditional Chinese Medicine Herbs
Causes and Prevention of Leg Cramps
How Much Protein Should One Consume?
Water and Other Beverages
Hunger Pangs—What They are and How to Alleviate Them
Vegetarianism Pros and Cons
Why Diets Fail
Overweight: its Causes and How it Can be Reversed by Natural Means
True and False Hunger
Heartburn and Acid Reflux
A Possible Link Between Digestion and Arthritis and Allergies
Therapeutic Fasting
Are Double-Blind Experiments Valid?
Red Wine?
Are Supplements a Waste of Money?
Problems with the Food Pyramid
Therapeutic Magnets—A Possible Mechanism for Their Alleged Benefits
Is Canned Mackerel a Natural Source of Omega 3?
Is High-Fructose Corn Syrup More Fattening Than Cane Sugar?
Additional Articles on Nutrition and Health

Articles on Kinetic Awareness® (KA):
Recognizing and Attaining Optimal Alignment of Knees, Ankles, and Arches
How to Educate and Improve Your Lower Back
Relieving a Stiff Neck Using Kinetic Awareness Principles
Is it Possible for Muscles to Actively Extend?
Extending the Adductor Muscles (Video)

Books and MP4 and DVD Videos Available for Purchase

Links to Other T’ai-Chi, Ch’i-Kung, and Movement-Arts Websites

Sayings—By Famous People, Fortune Cookies, and Others

Index of Articles and Key Words

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