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The internal view of the concept of opponent

Taiji is a martial art at its roots. That means that you are learning to engage with an opponent. But since we are not living in times of warfare as those times during which taiji came into being the meaning of "opponent" has new meanings that perhaps it didn't used to have. If you are… Continue reading The internal view of the concept of opponent

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Hesitation, anticipation, and quivering in tai chi

Pouring water from a measuring cup into tea pot. If you hesitate the water backs off. This is hesitation in tai chi. Listening to the dripping of a leaking water faucet at night while you lie in bed. You can't sleep. You await the next plop, then the next. This is anticipation in tai chi.… Continue reading Hesitation, anticipation, and quivering in tai chi