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Taijiquan: Through the Western Gate
by Rick Barrett
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 zon ...more
ebook, 280 pages
Published June 7th 2011 by Blue Snake Books
(first published January 1st 2011)
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A most interesting attempt at explaining the mysterious workings of tai chi through the eyes of a western tai chi player. Most interesting. I have read it several times, and as I improve and study my own personal tai chi I find that it has many truths. A deserving read, and reread and again and again.