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The sources of Tai Ji QuanPosted by: robert on Jun 01, 2008 - 04:22 AM
There are totally three sources of Tai Ji Quan:
2. Combination with ancient concentration mind and breath: Tai Ji Quan focuses that concentration induces qi down to Dan Tian, pays attention to have mental, physical relaxation and internal sufficiency, so it is one of Internal Gong Quan.
3. Application of yin-yang and meridians theories of Traditional Chinese Medicine: in Chen Style Tai Ji Quan, qi circulation follows running course of meridians, mind induces qi to communicate GV and CV meridians, train Dai and Chong meridians. All of other styles of Tai Ji Quan apply yin-yang and five elements theories to summarize and explain changes of Tai Ji Quan.