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Taijiquan (Illustrated)


Taijiquan (Illustrated)

Series: Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity (A Set of 15 Titles)

Author: Yan Shuangjun
Translator: Jiang Zhou
Order No. 1090
ISBN-13: 9781931907873
ISBN-10: 1931907870
Binding: Paperback
Publisher: Homa & Sekey Books
Pub Year: 2014
Language: English
Size: 6.5 x 9.5
Page: 213
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.

Titles in the Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity series, a set of 15 titles:

9781931907866: Shaolin Kungfu
9781931907873: Taijiquan
9781931907880: Chinese New Year Painting
9781622460014: Anshun Local Drama in China
9781622460021: Dehua Porcelain in China
9781622460038: Huzhou Writing Brush in China
9781622460045: Mount Tai Steles in China
9781622460052: Silk and Bamboo Music in Southern China
9781622460069: Bronze Drums in China
9781622460076: Folk Legends of Gengcun in China
9781622460083: Quanzhou String Puppetry in China
9781622460090: Cantonese Opera in China
9781622460106: The Glove Puppet Show in China
9781622460113: Sichuan Opera in China
9781622460120: Violet Sand Crafts in China

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.

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