Simplified Tai Chi Chuan: 24 Postures with Applications & Standard 48 Postures (Revised)

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Learn today's most popular tai chi forms!
This book is designed for self-study and can help you learn both the Simplified Tai Chi Chuan 24 Posture form and the Simplified Tai Chi Chuan 48 Posture form quickly and accurately.

Simplified Tai Chi Chuan 24 Posture is one of today's most popular tai chi forms. Once learned, it can be performed in only six minutes. If you are learning tai chi in school, a fitness club, a community or recreation center, or even the local park, this is the tai chi form you are likely to encounter.

The martial arts applications for each posture are shown so you can understand that every movement has a purpose.

Simplified Tai Chi Chuan 48 Posture is a popular tai chi form practiced by those who want a longer, more challenging sequence. Once learned, it can be performed in only twelve minutes. The forty-eight posture form is often the next form a student studies after learning the twenty-four posture form.

Here's what is inside this book:

  • Theory to help you understand important tai chi concepts
  • Warm-up exercises for safe and proper tai chi practice
  • Fundamentals so your tai chi movements will be easy and natural
  • Foot diagrams so you will know what direction to face
  • The complete Simplified Tai chi Chuan 24 Posture form, step-by-step
  • Martial applications for each movement of the twenty-four posture form
  • The complete Simplified Tai Chi Chuan 48 Posture form, step-by-step

No matter your age, tai chi chuan is a wonderful way to improve your health and well-being.

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Learn today's most popular tai chi forms!
This book is designed for self-study and can help you learn both the Simplified Tai Chi Chuan 24 Posture form and the Simplified Tai Chi Chuan 48 Posture form quickly and accurately.

Simplified Tai Chi Chuan 24 Posture is one of today's most popular tai chi forms. Once learned, it can be performed in only six minutes. If you are learning tai chi in school, a fitness club, a community or recreation center, or even the local park, this is the tai chi form you are likely to encounter.

The martial arts applications for each posture are shown so you can understand that every movement has a purpose.

Simplified Tai Chi Chuan 48 Posture is a popular tai chi form practiced by those who want a longer, more challenging sequence. Once learned, it can be performed in only twelve minutes. The forty-eight posture form is often the next form a student studies after learning the twenty-four posture form.

Here's what is inside this book:

  • Theory to help you understand important tai chi concepts
  • Warm-up exercises for safe and proper tai chi practice
  • Fundamentals so your tai chi movements will be easy and natural
  • Foot diagrams so you will know what direction to face
  • The complete Simplified Tai chi Chuan 24 Posture form, step-by-step
  • Martial applications for each movement of the twenty-four posture form
  • The complete Simplified Tai Chi Chuan 48 Posture form, step-by-step

No matter your age, tai chi chuan is a wonderful way to improve your health and well-being.

Product Description:

This revised edition of our best selling beginner Tai Chi Chuan book includes a new and modern easy-to-follow layout. Every tai chi movement is presented in 2-4 large photographs with clear instructions, followed by key points to help you learn properly.

In 1956, the Chinese Athletic Committee created the Simplified 24 Posture Tai Chi form from the Yang style. The movements in this simplified form are easy to learn and the postures are standardized to the Yang style.

Simplified Tai Chi Chuan 24 Posture is the most popular beginner tai chi form practiced today. It takes about 10 hours to learn and can be performed in 6 minutes.

In 1976, the Chinese Athletic Committee created the 48 Posture Tai Chi form from Yang, Wu, Chen, and Sun styles. This allows an intermediate practitioner to experience these traditional styles in one short form. This tai chi form can be performed in 12 minutes.

Inside this book:
• A general introduction to tai chi chuan.
• A theoretical foundation of tai chi chuan.
• Tai chi history.
• Guidelines for good practice including fundamental stances, balance, breathing, and movement.
• The entire Simplified 24 Posture Tai Chi form with step-by-step instructions.
• Martial applications for the Simplified 24 Posture Tai Chi form.
• The entire 48 Posture Tai Chi form with step-by-step instructions.
• Foot placement diagram.

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