Tai Chi Self Defense Applications by Jesse Tsao

Here is an excellent collection of tai chi self defense applications (taiji yongfa) by taiji teacher Jesse Tsao (you can learn more about him & buy full copies of these movies at his site: Tai Chi Healthways). I especially like this series of videos to help explain tai chi’s applied combat uses. While the videos are not necessarily showcasing tai chi against the most vicious of oncoming attacks, it doesn’t offer insight to those who are used to imaging tai chi chuan as a slow moving health dance.

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