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|Other titles||Yang family secret transmissions, Yang chia t`ai chi ch`üan mi chüeh|
|Statement||compiled and translated by Douglas Wile.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xix, 159 p. :|
|Number of Pages||159|
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Peter Wayne gets it very right, and his book is relevant to our school because the Yang Style Short Form is his touchstone (one of several schools and teachers he has studied with), and he often quotes and always honors Professor Cheng Man-Ching. Echoing our own school's development of Roots and Branches Five Element Qi Gong, Wayne has assembled exercises and classes that use tai chi. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Tai Chi Touchstones: Yang Family Secret Transmissions by D. Wile (Paperback, ) at the best online prices at eBay!
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Every modern Tai Chi book has all the "secrets" given in this book. At the time Douglas Wile wrote this book it was probably very useful. Now, at most, it is of historical interest.
If you are really interested in learning Tai Chi, buy a modern book. Better yet, find a good instructor. Tai Chi is almost impossible to learn from a book.4/5(39). Shelves: tai-chi, history-travel, taoism, immortal-refs, paperback-only The book that has inspired many a historian of Chinese Martial Arts, Wile begins by explaining that there are no real secrets (something echoed by later writers such as Wolfe Lowenthal) and that much of what we swallow as accepted martial arts history is in fact just the /5.
Tʼai-chi Touchstones: Douglas Wile. Sweet Chʻi Press, - Tai chi - pages. 0 Reviews. Three generations of Yang family masters lifted the art of T'ai-chi ch'üan from a closed courtyard in Henan Province to the status of a national treasure and made of it, like India's yoga, a gift to the world.
This book draws together the. Synopsis Three generations of Yang family masters lifted the art of T’ai-chi ch’uan from a closed courtyard in the Honan Province to the status of a national treasure and made of it, like India’s yoga, a /5(67). Click to read more about Tai Chi Touchstones: Yang Family Secret Transmissions by Douglas Wile.
LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. This book draws together the written and photographic record of their teachings, a legacy spanning more than fifty years of 4/5.
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Wile ISBN ISBN X Paperback; Brooklyn: Sweet Ch'i Press, June ; ISBN Tai Chi Touchstones: Yang Family Secret Transmissions, compiled and edited by Douglas Wile, is one of the more extensive and well-translated versions of the original group of the Classics available in.
ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: Parallel title in Chinese characters. Description: xii, pages: illustrations, portraits ; 21 cm. Buy T'ai-chi Touchstones: Yang Family Secret Transmissions 8th ed. by Douglas Wile (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: Tai Chi Touchstones: Yang Family Secret Transmissions Every modern Tai Chi book has all the "secrets" given in this book.
At the time Douglas Wile wrote this book it was probably very useful. Now, at most, it is of historical interest. If you are really interested in learning Tai Chi, buy a modern book.
Better yet, find a good instructor. Here is a list of the best Tai Chi books in the world, with a slant toward more-traditional forms from well-known masters (and a few with a modern approach).
Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Finding great tai chi books is a voyage unto itself. This is a mixture of old and new, qi gong and tai chi books that address the different styles.
Tai Chi Touchstones: Yang Family Secret Transmissions by Douglas Wile (Mar 1, ) Best Chen Style Tai Chi Books. If you truly know how to obtain Qi / Chi / Ki energy (Produce heat energy into your hands), This book is a fantastic philosophical guide on using the energy with martial art's techniques.
TAI CHI TOUCHSTONES: YANG FAMILY SECRET TRANSMISSIONS. Compiled and Translated by Douglas Wile. Third Printing. Sweet Chi Press, Brooklyn, New York. You don't have to be Yang Taiji, or even a Kung-Fu person to appreciate this book, useful for End date: Tai Chi Touchstones, by Douglas Wile; The Tao of Tai-Chi Chuan, by Tsung Hwa Jou; The Tao of Yiquan, by Jan Diepersloot; The T’ai Chi Boxing Chronicle, by Kuo Lien-Ying; The Complete Book of Tai Chi Chuan, by Wong Kiew Kit; The Internal Secrets of Tai Chi Chuan, by Doc-Fai Wong; Authentic Yang Family Tai Chi Sword Book; Cheng Hsin T’ui Shou.
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Wile provides important context on the Yang family. The book is out of print, so affordable copies can be hard to find. Daoist Nei Gong: The Philosophical Art of Change, by Damo Mitchell.
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