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The Taijiquan Classics: An Annotated Translation

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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 w ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published February 5th 2004 by Blue Snake Books
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Will Brown
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Ok. I finished this book and found it easy to read and tremendously useful. I can see it being back in my hands soon. there is so much that is clarification and detail, I am sure I have. overlooked something. highly recommended.
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A thorough and academic study of the Classics which places them firmly within their historical and cultural context. Thoroughly recommended for anyone seriously looking into the early development of Taijiquan.
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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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