7 Skills That Form The Foundation Of Internal Power (And How to KNOW You Have Them)

There’s an entire world of confusing practices in Tai Chi that you may have found yourself in if you’re looking for Internal Power. No doubt, if you’ve been at this for long, that you’ve run … [Read more...]

The One Tai Chi Skill That Beats 90% Of Other Skills

Rooting in Tai Chi is using mind intent to send your energy down into the ground. You might have learned rooting as a metaphysical skill where the rooting is just about being psychologically … [Read more...]

The 5 Gateway Energies – Tai Chi’s Bread and Butter That Should ALWAYS Be There

Peng, Lu, Ji and An are considered to be primary physical jin energies in Tai Chi Chuan. Each of them has a directional aspect to them- but are more complex than “left” or “down” But … [Read more...]

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...]