Simplified Tai Chi Chuan - Liang Shou-Yu - DVD
Learn two of the most popular forms of Tai Chi Chuan, the ancient Chinese martial art which is often described as 'smoving meditation's. The 'sSimplifie
Learn two of the most popular forms of Tai Chi Chuan, the ancient Chinese martial art which is often described as 'smoving meditation's. The 'sSimplified's 24-posture form is taught and demonstrated by Master Liang, Shou-Yu, with martial fighting applications. The form is shown from several angles, and with breathing instructions. Also included is the 48-posture form, shown again from multiple angles. Detail Sections for both forms instruct each movement in the form, and offers 'sguidelines's for refining your training. Chapter markers for each technique and extensive DVD navigation make it simple to find any posture on the DVD with just a couple clicks, so you can continue your study where you left off. In only 20 minutes a day, you can gain the health benefits of Tai Chi Chuan: increased strength and energy, better balance, and improved bodily awareness. Excellent for beginning students, those who want a low-impact alternative to jogging or aerobics, and those with limited time for exercise. This DVD complements the book Tai Chi Chuan-24 Postures with Applications 48 Posture Routine by Liang, Shou-Yu. Master Liang, Shou-Yu began his training at the age of six, under the tutelage of his renowned grandfather, the late Liang, Zhi-Xiang. By age twenty, Master Liang had received instruction from ten of the most well-known grandmasters of both Southern and Northern origin, learning more than one-hundred sequences from many different styles. In his youth, he received many gold medals in provincial and national Wushu, Shuaijiao, and weight lifting competitions. Master Liang, Shou-Yu is one of China'ss top coaches and a gold medal winner in Chinese wrestling.He is a recipient of the prestigious Coach of Excellence award by the Chinese government. He has devoted more than fifty years to training and teaching Chinese martial arts and Qigong. Special Features: Over 100 Chapter sections - Narration: English or French - Multi-Language Menues and Subtitles: English, Spanish, Polish, Portuguese, French - History of Tai Chi Chuan section - Slide show of Master Liang demonstrating correct posture alignment - Interactive YMAA Product Catalog with previews of all YMAA video titles.