Sunday, 17 May 2015

Power Delivery

Power should be delivered from foot to hand without a lot of movement or momentum.

The key is to discover the natural spiralling taking place in the body and explore it in the movements of your form.

This sounds easier than it is.

Saturday, 2 May 2015

My favourite books

I came across Cheng Hsin: the principles of effortless power  by Peter Ralston in 1990. This is my first copy and is a bit battered now.

It is full of useful stuff about posture, alignment etc but what is most interesting and resonated strongly with me is the discussion about relationships.

All partner work in Tai chi is a study in relationships and is a life long pursuit!

If you haven't read it, get it!

Lovely Card

Thanks to Sarah for her lovely card done with silk screen printing