Results found with the tag 'taijiquan' , 3 articles in total.

  • [Customs] Majors Schools of Taijiquan

    There are five traditional schools of taijiquan: Chen, Yang, Wu/Hao, Wu and Sun – of which only the first will be introduced here – and two overarching groups of so-called frames, or paradigms:

    2017-08-05 12:34:11
  • [Customs] The Origin of Taijiquan

    Taijiquan, according to one legend, was developed by a Taoist immortal (the Buddhist equivalent would be one who has achieved nirvanna) by the name of Chang San-feng.

    2017-08-04 12:33:03
  • [Customs] What is Taijiquan?

    Taijiquan – also written alternately as taijiquan, t'ai chi and tai chi chuan – is an "internal" (wudang) Chinese martial art (in contrast to the "external" (shaolin) Chinese martial arts.

    2017-08-03 12:31:38