What You Need to Know About Your Fascia
Warning: This video contains footage of dissections of human bodies that may be disturbing for sensitive viewers. STORY AT A GLANCE: Your fascia, the fibrous connective tissue found throughout your body, accounts for about 20 percent of your body mass Your fascia stores and moves water, and carries voltage, acting like an electrical wiring system › Read more
Muscle memory – it’s all in the mind!
Muscle memory is a common phrase associated with the martial arts as well as in other sports, playing a musical instrument, riding a bike or in the acquisition of any other psycho-motor skill for that matter. It is a useful way of trying to understand what is going on: through repetition of a set of › Read more
Purely Offensive Jing
1. Wardoff Jing (Peng Jing) Wardoff jing is a strong yang jing that is used offensively even in defense. In principle, it behaves like a large rubber ball—when pressure is applied, it compresses, and when a certain point is reached, it bounces the outside force away. The opponent’s force is often directed upward; as you › Read more
About the Sword
Many martial artists, even those who have studied Chinese martial arts for many years, still have a number of questions about the structure, use, history, and geographical background of the Chinese straight sword (jian). This is because most students of Chinese martial arts have not also studied Chinese culture. Very little of the available martial › Read more
WUDE – Martial Morality
Martial morality has always been a required discipline in Chinese martial arts society. Teachers have long considered martial morality to be the most important criterion for judging students, and they have made it the most important part of the training in the traditional Chinese martial arts. It includes two aspects: the morality of deed and › Read more
Tai Chi Chuan – real Martial Art
Hopefully that video will help you understand that Tai Chi Chuan isn’t only moving meditation, but can be a real Martial Art. The principles that taiji uses for fighting are quite different from those of most other martial styles, which rely on muscular force. Taiji uses the soft to defend against the hard, and weakness › Read more
Some Remarks About Sparring
Taijiquan is an internal style of Chinese martial arts. All Chinese martial styles, after a thousand years of practice and experience, understand that in order to have an effective way of fighting, they must acquire the four skills of kicking, striking, wrestling, and Qin Na. The skills of kicking and striking are good for subduing › Read more
How Fascia Can Help Us Unravel Deeply Held Tension
The Gifts of Fascia Once you’ve experienced the aha moments that accompany practices that release the body’s fascia, there’s no going back. You know it. A subtle shift. A feeling of letting go. Maybe you haven’t been able to describe it in words. It’s an experience that needs to be felt. But you know it. You may › Read more
Ealing Tai Chi video
We just publish short video on Youtube about our Ealing Tai Chi classes. Practising Yang style Tai Chi in our school is life process – you always find more and more to develop 🙂 It never get easier… You just get BETTER!! › Read more
Practicing Tai Chi helps improve respiratory function in patients with COPD
Tai Chi offers a low-cost, easily accessible alternative to pulmonary rehabilitation, according to a new study in the journal CHEST® Finding ways to help patients with COPD improve their functional status is an area of interest for pulmonary healthcare providers. Currently, pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) is used where available to improve exercise capacity and quality of › Read more

Upcoming Events

 
  1. YMAA Winter Camp (Poland 2019)

    February 23, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - March 2, 2019 @ 12:00 pm

Contact

 

Ealing Tai Chi –
YMAA Orientsport

Gurnell Grove Community Hall
Gurnell Grove, Ealing, W13 0AQ
Instructor: Zibi Panasewicz
mobile: 07846938469
email: zibi(AT) orientsport.co.uk

About YMAA

 

Yang’s Martial Arts Association was established in Boston, MA in 1982. With the intent of preserving traditional Chinese Kung Fu and Qigong , Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming began training students in the rigors of Shaolin Long Fist and White Crane Gongfu as well as Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan. Dr. Yang also undertook his life-long dream of teaching and researching the Chinese arts and introducing them to the West through many books, videos and DVDs.