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TAIJI BOXING ACCORDING TO LI SHOUJIAN | Brennan Translation

The descriptions of the postures, the movements of the hands and feet, in lifting and lowering, advancing and retreating, are all according to my teacher’s instructions without anything added, in order to maintain the authentic teachings and avoid generating a new style. 一推手。分大捋小捋散手。小捋有順步推手。合步推手。活步推手。略備九圖。以資表示惟活步則不便繪出。散手變化不居。尤難表示。 Pushing hands divides into large rollback, small rollback, and sparring. The small rollback occurs in the same-step ...

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THE TAIJI MANUAL OF LI XIANWU | Brennan Translation

THE TAIJI MANUAL OF LI XIANWU | Brennan Translation Looking back over the millennia, practitioners of boxing arts are beyond counting, but it can be said that boxing theories are rather sparse. This causes people to look upon boxing arts as very minor and not worthy to be placed alongside other forms of learning – a very depressing attitude. At ...

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