The Taijiquan Classics

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The Taijiquan Classics

An Annotated Translation

Author: Barbara Davis Commentaries by: Chen Wei-Ming

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Along with Chinese art, medicine, and philosophy, taijiquan has left the confines of its original culture, and offers health, relaxation, and a method of self-defense to people around the globe. Using the early texts now known as The Taijiquan Classics which have served as a touchstone for t’ai chi practitioners for 150 years, this book explores the fundamental ideas and what they mean to practitioners, students, and scholars. It also incorporates newly discovered sources that address the history of taijiquan and newly translated commentaries by Chen Weiming.

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Trim Size:
6 x 9
Page Count:
240
Release Date:
2004-02-05
ISBN
Paperback
9781556434310

About the Author

Barbara Davis is editor of the Taijiquan Journal and international quarterly. She has a master's degree in East Asian Studies, and is translator of Taiji Sword by Chen Weiming. Davis is director of Great River T'ai Chi Ch'uan in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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