1. Origins. 2. Characteristics. 3. Key Points. Section I. Introduction to the Stick. Section II. Basic Hand Positions and Wielding Methods. Section III. Basic Stances. Section IV. Breathing and Concentrating the Mind. Section V. Basic Training. Chapter 4. Movements. Section I. Names of the Movements. Section II. Movements, Tips and Health Benefits. Initial Stance. Step 1. Boatman Rows with an Oar (Shao Gong Yao Lu). Step 2. Boat Rows Slowly (Qing Zhou Huan Xing). Step 3. Wind Kisses Lotus Leaves (Feng Bai He Ye). Step 4. Boatman Tows a Boat (Chuan Fu Bei Qian. Step 5. Iron Stick Calms the Sea (Shen Zhen Ding Hai). Step 6. Golden Dragon Wags Its Tail (Jin Long Jiao Wei). Step 7. Search for Treasure in the Sea (Tan Hai Xun Bao). Step 8. Qi Returns to Dantian (Qi Gui Dan Tian). Ending Stance. Appendix. Acupuncture Points.
A set of exciting and unusual Taiji Stick qigong exercises which emphasise the harmony of yin and yang, man and nature
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