Peng Jing

Peng Jing translated into English as Ward Off is traditionally considered to be the first postural based Tai Chi energy taught to beginners. I was first exposed to Peng Jing in the late … [Read more...]

Is it Still Tai Chi Without Push Hands?

The Importance of Ting Jin -Sensitivity by Sigung Richard Clear Can you do Tai Chi without Ting Jin (Sensitivity) and still call it Tai Chi? Ting Jin commonly translates as Listening Energy but … [Read more...]

Large Frame Tai Chi

In Tai Chi there are 3 different frames that are used. Large frame, medium frame and small frame. They each have their uses and applications. This post is about Large frame. Large frame Tai Chi is … [Read more...]

Solo Training: How to Build Iron Body & Internal Power without a Partner

One of the most common questions we get is: “I don’t have a training partner, Can I build Internal Power?” First, there are limitations to how much you can progress without a partner. Part of … [Read more...]

Iron Body is NOT about getting hit

A lot of folks train Internal Iron Body so that they can take a hit. This is wrong. ...and it’s missing the true purpose and value of Iron Body practices. Don’t get me wrong, being able to … [Read more...]

Hate mail from other Tai Chi teachers.

A little while ago I was cleaning out some of the old spam comments on our Tai Chi site and stumbled across this nice piece of criticism we received from an Internet Tai Chi Guru back in 2009. This … [Read more...]