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I can see a number of reasons why you might choose to train with a poorly weighted/balanced/constructed swords. Cost - If all you can afford is a poor quality cheap sword, this is still a superior option to not training at all. Novelty - There is some value in training slightly differently to how you normally would, as it will give you some insight into ...


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Here's an anecdote from my Chen taiji study: I was looking for a good place near my job to practice on my lunch hour. I found a little beach and was interested in the fact that the ground was uneven and tricky with the thick sand shifting under my feet. I thought, I ought to practice here often, to help me to learn stable footing on difficult surfaces. I ...


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Hello Taijiquan advocates, I enjoyed reading some of the responses especially the detailed one by "anon". I just wanted to mention that after Push Hands level there is a 2 man fist form called Taiji Sanshou 88. This gives the practitioners an idea of footwork, techniques & close distance in a continuous flowing manner. The speed for Taiji ...


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