Category Archives: Tai Chi How To

Tai chi “how to” tips that the masters know and use.

How to Properly Do a Twist Step, Like in Yang Tai Chi Brush Knee Twist Step – No More Hurt Knees!

Too many people hurt their knees in tai chi. I never could understand this, as I took up tai chi to CURE a knee injury! One day I finally understood why people were getting hurt. The culprit was improper execution of “twist steps.” When you twist-step, you need to make sure about a few things….

How to Structure Your Ribs and Energy in Tai Chi (taijiquan)

Few practitioners nowadays abide by the Tai Chi Classics – the founding principles of the art of tai chi chuan (taijiquan).  One such principle is the first of WuYuXiang’s “13 Torso Methods” of traditional taijiquan.  It is the principle of “han xiong.” Hanxiong is necessary for developing Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on…