Internationally renowned Tai Chi Master Jian Liu Jun shares his deep understanding of the principles of Tai Chi Chuan (literally, “supreme ultimate fist”). This famous martial art has been practiced for centuries, both for self-defense and its legendary physical and mental health benefits.
Spiral Movements form the basis of all Tai Chi Chuan, and in this feature-length program Master Jian Liu Jun focuses on them as he teaches the Yi Ying, Yin and Yang, the Five Elements and the Eight Trigrams. He then shows us Spiral Movements and the Figure 8.
The Figure 8 is a short form, which is ideal for learning the essential Tai Chi techniques. It is also one of the forms used in Chen style Tai Chi competitions.
- Every exercise is fully explained and illustrated in detail.
- Each chapter includes tips on how to get the best out of this superb interactive program.
- Filmed amidst the magnificent parkland and the Garden of Bronzes at the Coubertin Foundation in Saint-Remy les Chevreuse, France.
Master Jian Liu Jun is a doctor of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), a university professor of traditional Chinese medicine at Guangzhou University, the ex-Vice President of the Guangzhou Shaolin Qi Gong Association and a disciple of the twelfth generation of Chen style Tai Chi Chuan.
Master Jian Liu Jun represents the Centre of Chen style Tai Chi Chuan at Chenjiagou in China in Europe, and is also Head of the European branch of the International Da Cheng Quan Association.