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Yang Tai Chi
Handbook of T’Ai Chi Ch’Uan Exercises, by Fuxing Zhang, I recommend this book for my beginners and Seniors, a good introductory reference for the Yang Style Taiji 24 form
Chen Tai Chi Chuan
Chen Style Taijiquan: The Source of Taiji Boxing
A great book for all Chen Style practitioners to have a sense of the history and system. This is the first by David Gaffney and Davidine Sim. Now a second edition.
The Essence of Taijiquan
The second in this series gives a more recent look into the history of this art and more details into training and curriculum. by David Gaffney and Davidine Sim
Chen Taijiquan: Masters and Methods
The Third book by David Gaffney and Davidine Sim, gives the training methods through the words of the remaining living grandmasters of the art, including my teacher, Grandmaster Chen Zhenglei (see Chapter 5).
And lastly, the invaluable Chen’s TaiChi Old Frame One & Two, by my teacher, Grandmaster Chen Zhenglei outlays the movements and requirements of the entire Old Frame Tai Chi forms 1 and 2. This is my go to reference and required reading by all students endeavoring to learn Chen Style Taijiquan.
For Spiral Qigong practice, I recommend the use of this ball:
Wing Chun Books
Books on Chinese Culture and Daoism
Do you like the music you hear in class? Do you want some music for meditation or home practice? Below is a selection of my favorites. Enjoy!
Movies – DVD’s:
Enjoy and check back as I post more:
I just love a good Kung Fu movie. Here are some of my favorites. If you want a deeper appreciation of the art you are practicing you should watch all of these. I can see them countless times and never tire of them.