Tai Chi Sword Classical Yang Style 2nd Ed: The Complete Form, Qigong, and Applications Book by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming
Beyond the Barehand Form, beyond the Qigong, lies the elegant and effective Sword of Taijiquan! Learn to extend your Qi, enhance your art and refine your self. This comprehensive guide contains not only the complete Taiji Sword Form and Taiji Sword Qigong Set, but also seldom taught sword fighting applications and matching exercises.
More than just a "how-to," this book also contains theory, history and a complete guide to fundamentals—all essential to building a deep, understanding of this art, long considered to be the highest achievement in Taijiquan, as well as the most popular of the Taiji weapons.
- Strengthen and relax your body.
- Calm and focus your mind.
- Improve your balance.
- Develop proper Taiji breathing.
- Learn the complete Sword Form and Taiji Sword Qigong.
- Over 400 photos with detailed instruction.
About the Author
Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming started his Gongfu training at the age of 15 under the Shaolin White Crane Master Cheng, Gin Gsao. Dr. Yang became an expert in the White Crane style of Chinese martial arts. With the same master he also studied Qin Na, Tui Na and Dian Xue massages, and herbal treatment.
At the age of 16, Dr. Yang began the study of Taijiquan under Master Kao, Tao. Dr. Yang's tai chi can be traced back to the Yang family through Master Kao's teacher Yue, Huanzhi, an indoor disciple of Yang, Chengfu.
After learning from Master Kao, Dr. Yang continued his study and research of Taijiquan. Dr. Yang has mastered the Taiji barehand sequence, pushing hands, the two-man fighting sequence, Taiji sword, Taiji saber, and Taiji Qigong.
Dr. Yang has been involved in Chinese Gongfu since 1961. During this time, he has spent 13 years learning Shaolin White Crane, Shaolin Long Fist, and Taijiquan. Dr. Yang has more than thirty years of instructional experience.