The Essence of Taijiquan – David Gaffney and Davidine Siaw Voon Sim £ 15

The Essence of Taijiquan is a highly valuable resource for those seeking to understand what Taijiquan is. It offers a comprehensive explanation of the overlapping steps that lead to the fundamental skills that have made taijiquan such a famous martial art. The book is written in five sections. Topics include Understanding the concept of Qi, The three stages of Progression and Taijiquan as a combat art. The final chapter sees some of today’s leading practitioners give their insights into the multifaceted art of Chen Taijiquan.
As Chen Xiao Wang writes in the book preface “I would recommend The Essence of Taijiquan to all those with a love of taijiquan without any reservations.”