To learn the physical movements of the form alone takes quite some time, depending on how often lessons are conducted and how regularly students practise. Remember not to teach too much too fast. Tai Chi is not about how much you know.
It is not practical to teach any of the six sets sequentially from beginning to end. It best to create little sections and circuits within each set that are performable and continuously repeatable in themselves yet still provide the ...Continue Reading →
The Tai Chi salute is based on history philosophy. In particular the history of the Red Faced General, Guan Kung, who is remembered for saying that across the universe we are all brothers and sisters, that is, we are all equal. It is said that when the Red Face General captured the emperor of the enemy he demonstrated his brotherhood by letting the emperor go rather than cutting his head off. In essence the salute symbolises aspects of Chinese culture, ...Continue Reading →