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comment What strength and conditioning exercises are used in tai chi?
I am happy to be educated about functional training, however that is not really the point. Tai chi (almost by definition) is the application of structure over strength. Learning structure is extremely challenging and in the early years hindered by being overly strong. Put flippantly, the more muscles you have, the more work you will have to do to relax them! Hence to answer the original Q - Basically none, and deliberately so because learning structure is what you should focus on. By the time you have learnt structure the 1000s of training hours you put in will give you the required strength.
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answered What strength and conditioning exercises are used in tai chi?