Analysis of Individual T’ai-Chi Movements

Each of the following video clips involves a detailed analysis based on the T’ai-Chi principles (yin and yang, non-action, circularity, continuity, and elements of natural movement).

“Preparation”

Analysis of “Preparation” movement

Analysis of “Preparation” Movement


“Beginning”

Analysis of “Beginning” Movement

Analysis of “Beginning” Movement


“Ward Off Left”

Analysis of “Beginning” movement

Analysis of “Ward Off Left” Movement"

Correction in “Ward Off Left” clip: At time = 3:48, I said, “When the knee is caved in, the foot points diagonally.” Instead, I meant to say, “When the knee is caved in, the knee points diagonally.”


“Roll Back and Press”

Analysis of “Roll Back and Press” Movement

Analysis of “Roll Back and Press” Movement


“Withdraw and Push”

Analysis of “Withdraw and Push” Movement

Analysis of “Withdraw and Push” Movement


“Single Whip”

Analysis of “Single Whip” Movement

Analysis of “Single Whip” Movement



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This page was updated on April 8, 2020.

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