Tai Chi and Qigong Pragmatics presents movements and postures of the Yang Cheng-fu 8 and 24 Form, the Cheng Man Ch’ing 37 Form as well as Qigong Ba Duan Jin and Wu Qin Xi exercises. Tai Chi and Qigong Pragmatics in English and Dutch is a Quick Reference Guide for beginning as well as for advanced practitioners to help to become better in Tai Chi and Qigong.
Preamble 1. Safety and Health - the Highest Priority 2. Tai Chi - Greetings 3. Warming up - Loosening Joints - Grote Gewrichten 4. Master Yang Cheng-fu 5. Tai Chi - The 10 Essential Principles by Master Yang Cheng-fu 6. Tai Chi - Yang Cheng-fu - 8 Form - Movements and Postures 7. Tai Chi - Yang Cheng-fu - 24 Form - Movements and Postures - Nomenclature 8. Tai Chi - Yang Cheng-fu - 24 Form - Movements and Postures - Photos 9. Professor Cheng Man Ch’ing 10. Tai Chi - The 5 Essential Principles by Professor Cheng Man Ch’ing 11. Tai Chi - Cheng Man Ch’ing - 37 Form - Movements and Postures - Nomenclature 12. Tai Chi - Cheng Man Ch’ing - 37 Form - Movements and Postures - Photos 13. Qigong - Ba Duan Jin - Wu Qin Xi 14. Ba Duan Jin - 8 Brocades - 8 Brocaten - Movements and Postures 15. Wu Qin Xi - Five Animal Frolics - Vijf Dieren - Movements and Postures 16. Qigong - Specifics - Standing like a tree 17. Tai Chi - Specifics - Tai Chi Foot, Hand and Fist 18. References and inspiration - Sources
Tai Chi and Qigong Pragmatics lists individual movements and postures in English and in Dutch. It is accompanied by sayings from 'T'ai Chi Ch'uan - the Essential Principles' by Benjamin Lo and by photo's of the various postures matching with the Yang Cheng-fu 8 and 24 Form and the Cheng Man Ch'ing 37 Form. 'Tai Chi - Specifics' describes the Tai Ch greetings, 30/70 posture, etc. Ba Duan Yin and Wu Qin Xi are also summarised. The photos bring you back to the origins of Tai Chi. ×