The Flowing Characteristics of Tajiquan

by | Nov 18, 2015 | Techniques & Applications

Do you know why Taijiquan (Tai Chi Chuan) is regarded as a Taoist martial art? It is because both its philosophy and practice are derived from Lao Tzu's "Tao Te Ching", the principal canon of Taoism. In terms of philosophy, the principle of yin-yang is perhaps the most well known. In terms of practice, the characteristic of flowing Taijiquan is most noticeable. A performance of Taijiquan is often described as poetry in motion; this is mainly because of its exquisite flowing momentum. Taijiquan masters commonly tell their students that once they have started their Taijiquan movements, there is no beginning.....
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