Tai Chi Chuan has the 13 postures as its basis, which consist of the 8 powers and 5 directions. The first 4 powers are well known – peng, lu, ji and an – while the second 4 tend to not be so well known. Li (split), Tsai (Pull down/shock), Zhou (elbow) and Kou (shoulder). These […]

Shock and awe (in Tai Chi) — The Tai Chi Notebook
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