Owning your Tai Chi set is a very important step in Tai Chi training. However as you work towards owning your Tai Chi set always remember that this is only the beginning.
The first step in owning the Tai Chi set is to practice it regularly. By regularly, I mean several times each day. Not just the set, but the principles involved in the sets as well.
The following is an example of what I mean. I know many students/practitioners who only practice the set when they come to class. They tell me that they have trouble getting the set to flow, etc. My response is practice more. You are going to get out of it what you put into it, pure and simple.
By isolation, I mean