Talking about Sun Style Taichi

老师说说 Teacher Say Say

I think it’s apt for me to talk a little bit about Sun style taichi. Not only is the style one of the least practised but perhaps one of the least understood. Sun style have often been market as a mixture of Xingyi, Bagua and Taiji and the form contains a little of each. I suppose that’s one of the most common misconceptions people have about the art. While it could be a translation issue, the term “mixture” certainly do no justice to the art. A little bit of history to start us off, Sun Lu Tang was well known in the arts of Xingyi and Bagua way before he started Taiji. During those years, he saw the similarities in the inner structures and theories that bind Xingyi and Bagua. Primarily on the use of I-Ching to describe the evolution of 5 elements and 12 animals forms as well as…

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