The Importance of Posture in Taijiquan
  by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, November 29, 2016 Since taijiquan is an internal qigong martial style, correct posture is essential. Incorrect postures can cause many problems: a tight posture can stagnate the internal qi circulation, wrong postures may expose your vital points to attack, and floating shoulders and elbows will break the jing and reduce jing storage. › Read more
Breathing Exercises for Tai Chi
  Authors: Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, David W. Grantham, October 24, 2011 The following will highlight some fundamental techniques required for nei gong. Nei gong is also known as internal gongfu. Internal gong focuses on regulating the body, breathing, mind, qi, and spirit. It is impossible to cover all of this training here, so if you are › Read more
Basic Taiji Theory
  Author: Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, March 16, 2015 If we desire to understand tàijí theory, then we must first trace back to its origins and roots. Only then will we know how and where it came from. Although a great proportion of Chinese martial arts history is vague, we can still trace it with some accuracy › Read more