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Tàijí Jiàn 32-Posture Sword Form

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The Sword Form is an important aspect of the popular Chinese martial art, Tàijíquan. The 32-Posture Sword Form, from the point of view of the physical movements only, is not complex, but there is a significant amount of other information, relating to the applications, that is open to interpretation.

Written by an experienced teacher of Tàijíquan, this book provides a detailed description of the Jian (the sword), its parts and how it should be held. Using photographs and illustrations, the author gives step-by-step instructions for the main 13 applications including sword strokes, stances and footwork techniques.

This book contains a wealth of information on Sword Form technique and is an ideal resource for students of martial arts, experienced practitioners or anyone interested in learning about Tàijíquan.
  • Published: Feb 15 2009
  • Pages: 224
  • 252 x 176mm
  • ISBN: 9781848190115
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  • Tai Chi Finder

    James Drewe is one of the most sucessful and well organised tai chi teachers I have ever met and this is reflected in the quality of the book.