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Beginner's Class Notes

 written by Nick Gudge

Download Notes: A PDF file containing notes for all the beginner's tai chi classes can be found here.


Video Clips:

Video clips of the beginners exercises can be found here


1. Waist horizontal: 



 3. Loosening the waist - vertically: 


 4. Shifting weight: 


 5. Co-ordinating shifting weight and turning the waist:


 6. Using weight and waist to move the arms: 


 7. Moving the waist in a circle: 


Posture Video Clip: of the beginner's class postures from Zhèng Mànqīng's form performed by Nick Gudge, filmed from two directions, can be found here.