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

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North Atlantic Books, 1991 - 304 pagina's
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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
NonObjective Distinctions
49
Isolating the Principle New and Open Design
56
Transforming the Design Components of Correction
64
OF EFFORTLESS POWER
71
Joint Techniques
77
The BrushKnee TurnOut Projection
135
Spiraling Techniques
142
The Armpit Spiral Down
148
Downward Wrist Technique
195
The Corkscrew Wrist Technique
201
Cheng Hsin Pa Kua
211
Blending in an ExtendedReach Format
222
Throwing Techniques
236

Falling Practice
84
Neutralization
103
Pulling Techniques
119
The BrushKnee Pull
125
TurnOut Projections
130
TUI SHOU FREEPLAY
271
CONCLUSION
279
Tai Chi Thirteen Postures
286
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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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