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Cheng Tzu's Thirteen Treatises on t'Ai Chi Ch'uan - Man-Ch'ing, Cheng, and Lo, Benjamin Pang Jeng (Translated by), and Inn, Martin (Translated by)
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Millions of people worldwide practice t'ai chi, the most popular form of which was codified beginning in the 1960s by Cheng Man Ch'ing. In this scholarly yet practical book, Professor Cheng shows precisely how the postures and moves of t'ai chi work, with examples from anatomy and physics, both internally as energetic principles and externally on opponents. He clarifies the spheres, triangles, and centripetal and centrifugal forces within physical exchanges such as push-hands. Contrasting Western and Chinese techniques of ...

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Cheng Tzu's Thirteen Treatises on t'Ai Chi Ch'uan 2008, Blue Snake Books, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9781583942208

Trade paperback

Cheng Tzu's Thirteen Treatises on t'Ai Chi Ch'uan 1993, Blue Snake Books, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780938190455

Hardcover