This sites contains ideas related to the practice of traditional Taiji Quan, health benefits, martial art and philosophy (linked to personal development). You will find some findings about my researches: rewarding encounters, thoughts, key practice points, elements of understanding classical and scientific texts.
I do not pay much attention to the style, my main practice being the Wu style 吴. I am passionated by meticulous aspects of relaxation and harmony in the mouvement, which are still rather unknown and which correspond very well to the classics of Taiji (the classics having often their own interpretation by the different schools). Those aspects contribute to the martial efficiency and to some health/therapeutic benefits. This can be resumed by the following principles (of which the two first are rather well known): structure (端正), spirales (圆润), unity (完整), uniformity and harmony (均匀), deep relaxation (放松), lighteness (轻灵) and internal flow (通透). Those principles correspond to precise and mesurable elements which can be partly assessed visually. I wrote about how to train these aspects in my article Taiji form: an inner journey.
The idea behind this site is described under Introduction\A MiddleWay.
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Here I propose a translation of the Taiji Quan treatise, with explanations related to this profound dimension still little explored in practice, the meticulous aspects I talk about here above. As well as a translation of a text written by Ma Yang Cheng Long about Fang Song (to relaxe and loosen up the mind and body).
It is in Valais (Switzerland) that I live, practice and share about my passion. And I do regularly visit Master Yang Cheng Long in China since 2001. He is my main source of inspiration about Taiji Quan and martial arts. My teaching is mainly based on the knowledge he transmits, as well as my own experience and the different parctitioners/teachers/masters with whom I have a chance to improve.
Sharing on a Taiji Quan background, boxing of the Tao, moving meditation