Category Archives: Taiji

TAIJI BOXING ACCORDING TO XU ZHIYI

– 太極拳(吳鑑泉式) TAIJI BOXING (WU JIANQUAN STYLE) 徐致一編著 by Xu Zhiyi [published July, 1958] [translation by Paul Brennan, July, 2018] – 目錄 CONTENTS 第一章 太極拳的優點 Chapter One: The Merits of Taiji Boxing 第二章 太極拳在行功時的心理作用 Chapter Two: Psychological Function in the Practice of … Continue reading

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THE TAIJI MANUAL OF LONG ZIXIANG

– 太極拳學 A STUDY OF TAIJI BOXING 龍子祥 by Long Zixiang [published Jan, 1952] [translation by Paul Brennan, March, 2018] – 龍子祥先生著 by Long Zixiang: 太極拳學 A Study of Taiji Boxing 謝伯昌題 – calligraphy by Xie Bochang – 龍子祥先生大作太極拳學付梓奉題 in … Continue reading

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TAIJI BOXING ACCORDING TO TIAN ZHENFENG

– 太極拳講義 TAIJI BOXING EXPLAINED 田鎮峰 by Tian Zhenfeng [1931] [translation by Paul Brennan, Jan, 2018] – 編者例言 田鎭峯 AUTHOR’S INTRODUCTORY REMARKS 一,是書以闡揚國術,溶化門派為主旨,其虛誕之說,盡皆删去,因編時倉卒,未遑校正,疎漏之虞,槪所難免,故定名曰,太極拳講義草本,擬從事審核,再為出版, – The purpose of this book is to promote martial arts and melt away bias between styles. All … Continue reading

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TAIJI WRITINGS FROM THE SHANGHAI YMCA

– 青年會太極拳班週年特刋 THE YMCA TAIJI BOXING CLUB’S ANNIVERSARY BOOK 民國十八年十二月 上海靑年會太極拳班贈 A Present from the Shanghai YMCA Taiji Boxing Club, Dec, 1929 [translation by Paul Brennan, Xmas, 2017] – 青年會太極拳班週年特刋 The YMCA Taiji Boxing Club’s Anniversary Book 姜乾題 – calligraphy by … Continue reading

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TAIJI BOXING ACCORDING TO CHEN ZIMING

– 陳氏世傳太極拳術 THE INHERITED CHEN FAMILY TAIJI BOXING ART 著作者 溫縣陳子明 by Chen Ziming 審定者 中央國術館 河南省國術館 authorized by the Central Martial Arts Institute and the Henan Martial Arts Institute 校閱者 沁陽劉丕顯 定興朱國福 proofread by Liu Pixian of Qinyang and Zhu Guofu of Dingxing 發行處 中國武術學會 … Continue reading

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THE TAIJI MANUAL OF WAN LAISHENG

– 湖南國術訓練所 From the Hunan Martial Arts Training Institute’s 武術小叢書之一 “Small Collection of Martial Arts Books” – 原式太極拳圖解 ORIGINAL POSTURES OF TAIJI BOXING EXPLAINED 萬籟聲編著 by Wan Laisheng [published 1932] [translation by Paul Brennan, June, 2017] – 萬籟聲先生近影 Portrait of … Continue reading

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TEACHINGS OF SONG SHUMING

– 太極功 THE TAIJI ART 宋書銘 by Song Shuming [1908] [translation by Paul Brennan, Mar, 2017] – [Wu Tunan wrote in 1983 that this document was presented to him by a friend named Zhang Ximing in 1908. There is no … Continue reading

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