Series: Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity
Author: Yan Shuangjun
Translator: Jiang Zhou
Order No. 1090
Publisher: Homa & Sekey Books
Pub Year: 2014
Size: 6.5 x 9.5
Price: $34.95. You pay only $20.97 (after 40% discount).
Taijiquan is a gem of the Eastern culture. As a sport art integrating offence and defense, body building，mind cultivation and character fostering, it embodies profound oriental philosophy. To protect, develop, popularize, and promote Taiji will enable people to appreciate the profound charm of this sport art, gain insights into the mysteries of Chinese ancient philosophy, improve their living standards, and contribute to a harmonious society.
This book illustrates the following in details: the origin and historical background of Taijiquan, the basic theory of Taijiquan, the functions of Taijiquan, ten key techniques of Taijiquan, the different schools of Taijiquan, the development process of Taiji and spreading situation in the world.
Born in Henan province, Yan Shuangjun is a prolific writer on Taijiquan and martial arts, among others. He served as a judge in the travel activity of Chinese martial arts organized by China International Radio Station in 2011. His major works include China's Mysterious Martial Arts, The Holy Place for Taijiquan, Human Immaterial Cultural Heritage Series: Taijiquan, The Famous Masters of Taijiquan, Amazing Beautiful Jiaozuo: The Martial Arts of Taijiquan, and Kungfu of Taijiquan.
Jiang Zhou is a member of the Translation Association of Zhejiang Province. He worked as a reporter for over ten years and an English editor for four years in a magazine. He has been practicing exercises of Taijiquan for more than 30 years and is teaching Taijiquan to foreigners.
This product was added to our catalog on Sunday 05 October, 2014.