Tai chi chuan, or tai chi chuan, is a truly remarkable skill. However, for more than 902% of practitioners are available for only 10% of its potential. Those who first encountered the Tai Chi Chuan, be aware that this Art is a proven sophisticated system of exercises for the mind, body and control the flow of energy. Taiji is equally suited to promote health, longevity, self-defense, improve mental abilities and spiritual development. Technique equally well for all people, regardless of their racial, cultural and religious backgrounds. Rightly Tai Chi Chuan is called "poetry of motion, but it would be a mistake listen to the views, treating art as a "shadow boxing" or "slow gymnastics." The first definition of Tai Chi Chuan most accurately conveys the beauty and grace of Tai Chi, while the "shadow boxing" and "slow gymnastics "indicate a superficial understanding of the true depths of philosophy and art. Despite the complexity and variety of aspects of Taiji, a newbie will not require any prior knowledge.
At the same time should be borne in mind that if you intend to take full advantage of this art, no one book is no substitute for consistent and constant training. But patient and consistent training does not mean that the student blindly and mindlessly memorize this or that movement. If studying Tai Chi for several years does not feel real results from training, that is, his body remains weak and fragile psyche and the mind dull, such a student should be thoughtful about their own mental abilities and either focus their efforts in another direction, or refer to other guides or sources of information. As a rule, involved in the correct method of people in a year reach tangible results. Great masters of Tai Chi specifically emphasized the dominant value of domestic, in-depth aspects of art in comparison to its external manifestations. As a rule, most students are aware of this, but few are aware of the meaning of this concept, not to mention its practical application. The rich philosophical heritage of Tai Chi Chuan, expressed usually in a poetic form that does not detract from the main purpose of art – its military aspect, and, more importantly – the practical application of the system in everyday life. In other words, if after 20 years of training you can not stand up for themselves, or are still unable to to cope with outbreaks of anger, or your physical condition is poor, you know – you have wasted valuable time.