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    DescriptionDeveloped over many centuries, Tai Chi Chuan is one of the treasures of Chinese culture, incorporating the principles of Taoist philosophy with the accumulated knowledge of the traditional martial arts. Wu Style is known as the "three-in-one exercise," invigorating the mind, the internal energy (qi), and the body. At all times the practitioner focuses on using mental strength, not raw force. With the mind, one directs the qi, and with the qi, one directs the whole body. Continuous round movements are made without ever breaking or interrupting the flow of internal energy.Wu Style Tai Chi Chuan describes the origin and philosophy of Tai Chi Chuan, and then details its multiple health benefits. Step-by-step instruction in the practice of the Tai Chi Chuan solo form (including many photographs) is presented, followed by a chapter describing the two-person exercise known as Push Hands, for which the Wu Style is famous.


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    Title
    Wu Style Tai Chi Chuan
    Subtitle
    Ancient Chinese Way to Health
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Wen Zee
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 175
    Width: 178 mm
    Height: 235 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 249 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781556433894
    ISBN 10: 1556433891
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T10.2
    BIC subject category V2: VXH, VXA, WSTM
    DC21: 613.7148
    BISAC V2.8: SPO027000, HEA007000
    Thema V1.0: VXH, VXA, SRM
    Illustrations note
    ill
    Publisher
    North Atlantic Books,U.S.
    Imprint name
    North Atlantic Books,U.S.
    Publication date
    27 April 2002
    Publication City/Country
    Berkeley, CA