Cheng Hsin T'Ui Shou: The Art of Effortless Power

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North Atlantic Books, 1991 - 304 pagina's
This book provided this beginning tai-chi student with a rich, methodical philosophical "grounding" on some concepts that that are at the core of Eastern martial arts. Ralston helps the reader develop an awareness, quite literally "from the ground up".
 

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of EFFECTIVE INTERACTION
17
Developing Facility in THE PURPOSE OF THIS ART
23
THE NATURE OF ABILITY
43
Introduction NonObjective Distinctions
49
Isolating the Principle New and Open Design
56
Transforming the Design Components of Correction
64
Joint Techniques 77 CHAPTEREIGHT CHENG HSIN
80
THE TECHNIQUES
91
The BrushKnee Pull
125
The BrushKnee TurnOut Projection
135
Spiraling Techniques
142
The Armpit Spiral Down
148
Downward Wrist Technique
195
LegLifting Throws
247
Cheng Hsin Pa Kua WrapAround Sacrifice Throw
255
The Basic Blend The Dynamic Body Corner Throw
262

The Basic Practice Routine 82 The Basic Press
97
The Push 92 Neutralizing a Pull
105
Pulling Techniques
119
Cheng Hsin Pa Kua Boxing About the Kick
268
Throwing Techniques 236 Cheng Hsin Tui Shou Freeplay
274
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Over de auteur (1991)

Peter Ralston began studying material arts at age nine in Singapore. He was a Sumo champion at his high school in Japan and a collegiate fencing and Judo champion while a Physiology/Anatomy major at the University of California at Berkeley. He founded the Cheng Hsin School in Oakland, where he teaches a range of courses on martial arts and ontology (the study of being).

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