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Best Tai Chi Books You Should Enjoy

Until you’ve consumed all of the best Tai Chi books, can you even claim to be a true fan?

The Complete Book of Tai Chi Chuan: A Comprehensive Guide to the Principles and Practice (2002)

 Best Tai Chi Books You Should EnjoyOne of the most popular Chinese martial arts, Tai Chi Chuan is also one of the most effective stress relievers available. In China, it is also used extensively for the prevention and treatment of illnesses, and its beneficial effects on health and fitness are now widely recognized in the West. The Complete Book of Tai Chi Chuan is a comprehensive and fascinating guide to the practical application and potential benefits of Tai Chi Chuan.
Author(s): Wong Kiew Kit

The Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi: 12 Weeks to a Healthy Body, Strong Heart, and Sharp Mind (Harvard Health Publications) (2013)

 Best Tai Chi Books You Should EnjoyConventional medical science on the Chinese art of Tai Chi now shows what Tai Chi masters have known for centuries: regular practice leads to more vigor and flexibility, better balance and mobility, and a sense of well-being.
Author(s): Peter Wayne

Tai Chi: A Beginner’s Guide to Internal Tai Chi (2019)

 Best Tai Chi Books You Should EnjoyTai Chi can be overwhelming beginners.There are many schools and styles out there.How do you know if you are doing the real Tai Chi?How do you know if the Tai Chi is internal and not a mass exercise?If you have many questions and doubts about Tai Chi, this may be the book for you.This book aims to clarify the requirements of Tai Chi and clear any practitioner’s doubts and questions.Regardless of the style you are practising, this book will explain it in a neutral way.Things to expect from this b…
Author(s): Ken Lee

Simplified Tai Chi Chuan: 24 Postures with Applications & Standard 48 Postures (Revised) (2014)

 Best Tai Chi Books You Should EnjoyUSA Best Book Award FINALIST – 2015Learn today's most popular tai chi forms!This book is designed for self-study and can help you learn both the Simplified Tai Chi Chuan 24 Posture form and the Simplified Tai Chi Chuan 48 Posture form quickly and accurately.Simplified Tai Chi Chuan 24 Posture is one of today's most popular tai chi forms. Once learned, it can be performed in only six minutes.
Author(s): Shou-Yu Liang, Wu Wen-Ching

The Yang Family Thirteen Principles: A practical guide to the biomechanics, energetics and martial fundamentals of Yang family tai chi chuan (2019)

 Best Tai Chi Books You Should EnjoyA practical guide to the famous Yang family 13 principles, emphasizing the bio-mechanical, energetic, and martial applications of each, with supporting anatomical illustrations.
Author(s): Robert D Boyd

Tai Chi – The True History & Principles (2016)

 Best Tai Chi Books You Should EnjoyThe original Tai Chi Classics and their true origin, the history, the philosophy, the principles and the techniques of Tai Chi – all in one book.
Author(s): Lars Bo Christensen

Finding the Heart: Principles for Tai Chi and Life (2018)

 Best Tai Chi Books You Should Enjoy"To find and to understand the principles means to find the heart." – Hilmar Fuchs. Uli and I have been practicing various forms of martial arts for over 25 years. We learned Karate, Kobudo and Tai Chi from our teacherHilmar Fuchs. We studied Aikido for a while with a friend. We explored Jodo with one of the leading experts in North America.
Author(s): Alfons Staerk, Ulrike Staerk

Tai Chi: Make Tai Chi Internal with 7 Easy Concepts (2019)

 Best Tai Chi Books You Should EnjoyTai Chi can be confusing but it need not be.Matter of fact, it is not.
Author(s): Wu Chen Yang

The Tai Chi Space: How to Move in Tai Chi and Qi Gong (2017)

 Best Tai Chi Books You Should EnjoyThis pictorial guide with supporting text is the first of its kind, illuminating the fundamentals of the arts of tai chi and qi gong through metaphor and visuals that are easy to understand.Beginning students will learn basic principles in a simple format, while experienced stylists will discover nuances that shed light on the secrets of deep, internal, and energetic training that powers the well-documented health and healing benefits of the arts.
Author(s): Paul Cavel, Sophie Manham

The Soft Answer: Verbal T’ai Chi for Sociable Self-Defense (2019)

 Best Tai Chi Books You Should EnjoyVirtually everyone has been on the receiving end of verbal aggression. It may be in the form of an outright criticism, a backhanded compliment, a manipulative remark, or a socially awkward attempt at connecting. It may come at us from out of the blue or bubble up in the middle of a conversation or argument with coworkers, family, friends or even strangers. Regardless of where it comes from, it can leave us feeling frustrated, angry, hurt or speechless. What can we do in the face of this?
Author(s): Lowell de Solórzano, Susan, Kathryn Lydon, et al.

Best Tai Chi Books You Should Enjoy

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Urban Intelligence and Applications: Second International Conference, ICUIA 2020, Taiyuan, China, August 14–16, 2020, Revised Selected Papers

Author(s): Xiaohui Yuan, Mohamed Elhoseny, Jianfang Shi
ID: 2855932, Publisher: Springer Singapore, Year: 2021, Size: 31 Mb, Format: pdf

Earthquake Geology and Tectonophysics around Eastern Tibet and Taiwan

Author(s): Ching-Hua Lo, Xiwei Xu, Wen-Yen Chang, Masataka Ando
ID: 2884142, Publisher: Springer Singapore;Springer, Year: 2021, Size: 12 Mb, Format: pdf

Tai Chi: Reverting To Health - Total Approach - Critique of Kenpo (Anan-Do Integral Martial and Therapeutic Arts series)

Author(s): Tenodi, Damir
ID: 2921761, Publisher: , Year: 2021, Size: 12 Mb, Format: pdf

Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are truly chart-busters according to USA Today, others are composed by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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