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Taiji jian : 32-posture sword form

Author: James Drewe
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Singing Dragon, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Sword Form is an important aspect of the popular Chinese martial art, Tàijíquan. The 32-Posture Sword Form, from the point of view of the physical movements only, is not complex, but there is a significant amount of other information, relating to the applications, that is open to interpretation. Written by an experienced teacher of Tàijíquan, this book provides a detailed description of the Jian (the sword),  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Drewe
ISBN: 9781848190115 1848190115
OCLC Number: 230729668
Description: 223 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Techniques --
The form --
Summary --
Beyond the basics.
Other Titles: Taiji jian thirty-two-posture sword form
Responsibility: James Drewe.
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Written by an experienced teacher of Taijiquan, this book provides a detailed description of the Jian (the sword), its parts and how it should be held. Using photographs and illustrations, the author  Read more...

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James Drewe is one of the most sucessful and well organised tai chi teachers I have ever met and this is reflected in the quality of the book. -- Tai Chi Finder

 
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