Holds The Secret
name Tai Chi Chuan actually means “Grand Ultimate Fist” in
Chinese. It was the ultimate fighting art for one reason.
It held the keys to the only sure-fire door to personal
mastery; body awareness and self-knowledge. No wonder it is
one of the fastest growing health crazes in the world. Breathe deep
from your center, empty your thoughts, sink your Chi energy to the
navel and move slowly from the spine. This is the essence of Tai Chi
and can take a lifetime to learn. Please be my guest to sample this
ancient path toward personal mastery.
1) Completely relax
2) Clear your mind and become acutely aware of your internal and
3) Achieve a stress and
tension free posture
4) Increase the unhindered flow of energy throughout the body, with a
systemic increase of blood flow.
5) Defend oneself with minimal use of effort by applying the concept
of accommodation. (yin/yang)
Tai Chi trains students in what is known as a yielding or soft style
of martial arts. The internal art of Pa Kua Chang teaches to evade
attacks through a fluid, circling pattern of movements including steps
designed to throw an opponent simply by coiling and uncoiling the
body. At a higher level, the entire art of Shing Yi Ch'uan (Fist of
Will) teaches the student to explode their internal power into every
Meditation exercises help students control their breathing, develop a
greater awareness of their body and encourage a calm and controlled
mental attitude. The internal arts require decades to master and the
constant addition of new material at the Shaolin-Do school ensures
that each student remains interested and challenged for a lifetime.
Like the famous yin/yang symbol, the balance of these two unique
strategies, SHAOLIN & TAI CHI, creates a powerful force and
well-rounded martial artist.