Questions tagged [tai-chi]

Chinese internal martial art involving both striking and standing grappling.

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Chen Style “Red Fist” application

I thought this would be a good application to ask about, because, while it looks like a simple strike, the deeper application is less apparent. What is the application for the Chen Tai Chi technique &...
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Is Yu Hai's Praying Mantis Internal?

We often think of Mantis as external, deriving from Shaolin, and regularly teach it to kids and teens, b/c it's both fun and has some useful techniques, and trains in both strength, speed and ...
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Combinations in Grasping the Birds Tail

Nearly every tai chi movement contains multiple techniques and applications, in that every given movement can be broken down into a set of "steps", each requiring a different usage of waist ...