Scientific Taijiquan Volume Five: The Wu Jianquan Taijiquan Teachings of Xu Zhiyi (Paperback)

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Scientific Taijiquan Volume Five: The Wu Jianquan Taijiquan Teachings of Xu Zhiyi (Paperback)

By Faxing Chen (Translator), Zhiyi Xu

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In the eagerly anticipated fifth installment of the "Scientific Taijiquan" series, "Scientific Taijiquan Volume Five: The Wu Jianquan Taijiquan Teachings of Xu Zhiyi" presents an unparalleled exploration of Taijiquan through the lens of Wu Jianquan's teachings, as interpreted and expanded by the renowned Wu style Taijiquan master, Xu Zhiyi. This volume builds upon the foundational knowledge presented in the series' first book, diving deeper into the fusion of traditional martial arts wisdom with the principles of modern science.

Master Xu Zhiyi, with his profound understanding and extensive experience, brings to life the teachings of Wu Jianquan, enhancing them with a detailed discussion on the application of physics in Taijiquan movements. This innovative approach not only sheds light on the mechanics behind the art but also offers practitioners a scientific basis for improving their technique, power, and efficiency.

Distinguishing itself from its predecessors, this volume places a greater emphasis on health and wellness, exploring the numerous ways in which Taijiquan practice can contribute to physical and mental well-being. From cardiovascular improvements to stress reduction, Master Xu provides insights into how Taijiquan serves as a comprehensive system for health maintenance and enhancement.

The intricate details of the form-the sequence of movements that constitute Wu Jianquan Taijiquan-are meticulously analyzed, offering readers an in-depth understanding of each posture and its purpose. This detailed examination ensures that both beginners and advanced practitioners can refine their practice and grasp the subtleties that define true mastery.

Additionally, this volume delves into the art of push hands, an essential component of Taijiquan training that focuses on sensitivity, adaptability, and the application of technique in a dynamic context. Through Master Xu's expert guidance, readers will learn to apply the principles of balance, leverage, and energy flow in both martial arts and everyday life situations.

"Scientific Taijiquan Volume Five: The Wu Jianquan Taijiquan Teachings of Xu Zhiyi" stands as a testament to the enduring relevance and depth of Taijiquan. It is an indispensable resource for anyone seeking to deepen their understanding of this ancient art and its application in the modern world, guided by the wisdom of one of its most esteemed practitioners.

Product Details ISBN: 9798320390123
Publisher: Independently Published
Publication Date: March 20th, 2024
Pages: 302
Language: English