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Secrets of the Pelvis for Martial Arts: A Practical Guide for Improving Your Wujifa, Taiji, Xingyi, Bagua and Everyday Life
by Michael Buhr
Many martial arts and qigong practices speak of the need to move from the center, to 'round the crotch', to open the Huiyin point, and to relax the waist and hips. Due to the "private" nature of this area of the body, there are few if any martial art teachers who publicly describe methods regarding how to achieve these results. And so the pelvic area (a.k.a. dan-tian or ...more
Kindle Edition, 185 pages
Published December 26th 2013 by Michael Buhr
(first published March 25th 2013)
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In the quest for better martial arts, this book is actually one that really examines the issue of "using your hips more." Anyone teaching martial arts for any extended period of time will say they have a lot of ways of saying "use your hips more," but many have a limited capacity to explain what that means. This book takes a slightly different take on it. The book does contain material that some people might find uncomfortable, but it is worthwhile. Being close to someone who has suffered from ...more