In this volume you will learn from a Daoist perspective and it includes the practical aspects of silk-reeling energy, standing meditation, and the 18 Form Beginners routine. It also gives you an insight into the language and history of China.
Chen Style Taijiquan is the oldest of the taiji styles. In this original form it retains its explosive martial arts aspects, while providing the many associated health benefits. Various other Tai Chi styles are based on this traditional form.
Thomas Hayes is a leading Daoist scholar and practitioner. Grandmaster Wang Hai Jun was the first non-Chen family student in modern times to be traditionally trained in Chen Village in Henan. He is one of the foremost masters of Chen style with students throughout the world. His teacher, Grandmaster Chen Zhenglei, is one of the "Four Golden Tigers" of Chen style Taijiquan.
“This is an extraordinary book. Whether you are a novice or an experienced martial arts practitioner of any style, you will find something of value tucked away in these rich pages.” David Luddington, 5th Dan Wado Karate.