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Once you can perform one skill adequately, move onto the next.
Later, go back and revise what you have learned previously.
You will see it now with different eyes.
An introduction to taijiquan
A student is required to work at notably improving their stamina, flexibility, coordination, cardiovascular health and agility.
The experienced syllabus is when the fighting begins.
You are where you are
Taijiquan study is a journey, a process, a way of exploring life, yourself and the world around you.
Do not think in terms of conclusions or attainment.
Just work on what is in front of you right now.
The second part of the syllabus includes the following material:
Long Yang form (section 1)
Single pushing hands
Central equilibrium – fixed feet
Stick drills (intro)
Yielding basic skills
Leg stretches (set 1)
Leg stretches (set 2)
Tao yin/Taoist Yoga (optional)
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18 April 1995
Last updated 20 December 2016