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
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
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
The real life stories behind kung fu movie legends
We dig into the lives of Wong Fei-Hung, Ip Man, San Te, Huo Yuanjia and more, as we look at the people who inspired classic kung-fu movies. While martial arts films can often be outlandish or fantasy-themed, there are many rooted in true stories of kung fu through the ages. They take liberties with the › Read more
Reflections on Taijiquan—A Complex Art
One of the best decisions I ever made in my life is to learn Taijiquan. It is one thing that has always brought me great happiness. I cannot deny how much health I have gained, how balanced my mind has become, and how deeply I have pondered life since I began training it at 16 › Read more
An Introduction to Qi and Qigong
If you study the history of the human race, you will see that a large part of this history has been taken up with war, conquest, killing, and the struggle for power. We have tended to worship as heroes those who could conquer and rule other countries, and we have wrongly educated each new generation › Read more
The Standing Eight Brocades Qigong: Exercises 1, 2 & 3
The standing set of the Eight Pieces of Brocade qigong is more popular than the sitting set, so there are more versions of it. You should not worry about which version is better or more accurate, because the basic principles are the same. It is more important that you really understand the root of the › Read more
Words of Experience by Tung Ying Chie
Translated by Albert Tang – Little Mountain Tai Club Student Tai Chi Chuan is an internal martial art exercise. Strength is produced in the bones. Power is reserved at the muscles. It does not require one to have tough skin or thick muscles, but sunken “chi” and strong bones are required. Therefore, learners have no › Read more
Analysis of Taijiquan Techniques
  by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, August 22, 2016 It is important to understand how martial sequences are created and what purposes they serve. Sometimes people who lack this understanding tend to view the taijiquan sequence as a dance or abstract movement. A proper understanding of the root of the art will help you practice in the most › Read more

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.