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Cheng Tzu's Thirteen Treatises on T'ai Chi Ch'uan

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In this erudite yet practical book Professor Cheng shares the secrets of his lineage and takes us to the heart of T'ai Chi Ch'uan, presenting it as a martial artm a medicine, and a means of exercise and self-development. With examples from anatomy and physics, he demonstrates precisely how the postures and moves work, internally as energetic principles, and externally on o ...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published January 21st 1993 by Blue Snake Books (first published January 1st 1985)
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The Thirteen Treatises are excellent, the form description is confusing if you don't already know the form. You shouldn't learn taijiquan from a book anyway.
A little too pseudo-scientific for my tastes but there is a description of his short form near the end which is pretty good.
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