Tai Chi Dynamics: Principles of Natural Movement, Health & Self-development, by Chuckrow, Robert
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- ISBN: 9781594391163 | 1594391165
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 9/15/2008
Tai Chi Dynamics is intended for intermediate and advanced Tai Chi players. The author applies logic and basic scientific principles of anatomy, physiology, and physics to muscular action, breathing, and alignment in Tai Chi movement and push-hands. This book clarifies, in depth, many perplexing concepts such as ┐correct force┐ by utilizing detailed explanations, illustrations, and photographs. Sayings from the Tai Chi Classics are quoted throughout, and exercises are provided to give readers a chance to confirm their understanding. Tai Chi and┐ ┐ Muscular action ┐ Breathing ┐ Body alignment ┐ Correct force Additional sections include┐ ┐ Tai Chi as a martial art for today ┐ About Cheng Man-ch┐ing ┐ Self-development and spiritual growth ┐ Health, self-massage, fasting, and TCM ┐ Teaching Tai Chi Robert Chuckrow has been studying Tai Chi since 1970 and has studied with the late Cheng Man-ch┐ing, William C.C. Chen, and Harvey I. Sober. He is certified as a master teacher of Kinetic Awareness and has authored five books (notably The Tai Chi Book). He holds a Ph.D. in experimental physics from New York University and has taught there, at The Cooper Union, and the Fieldston School. Chuckrow resides and teaches Tai Chi in Westchester County, NY.