Through the Western Gate

Author: Rick Barrett

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Written specifically for the Western practitioner, Taijiquan: Through the Western Gate blends modern science and philosophy with the traditional wisdoms—drawn from classic t’ai chi literature—that underlie Chinese martial arts. Author Rick Barrett authoritatively describes a wide range of movements, practices, and positions in the context of such topics as being in the zone, effortless power and force versus power, the whole-body energetic connection, instant meditation, and energetic coherence. Step-by-step exercises help make this sometimes daunting discipline simple and accessible.

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Weight 1.025 lbs
Dimensions 9.030 × 6.000 × 0.610 in

ebook, paperback

Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 280
Release Date: 2006-01-26
Paperback 9781583941393
Ebook 9781583943892

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