Taiji Ruler – The Value of the Eight Supplementals The eight supplemental’s are part of the Tai Chi Ruler System. These eight exercises train various aspects of whole body movement. They collectively are similar to the “Virgin Qi Gong system” in that they endeavor to circulate Qi to permeate the […]

Taiji Ruler – The Value of the Eight Supplementals






Walking Jin – you already know how to make Jin Our body naturally produces Jin when we walk. This is why the internal arts of Taijiquan, Xingyiquan and Baguazhang practice walking in their training. We learn to transfer the power of our walking step into our hand actions. When we […]

Walking Jin – you already know how to make Jin








Understanding the classic quotation ” My opponent is first to move, I am first to arrive” Most martial artists trained to make their reflexes quick. This is actually detrimental in Yang family Taijiquan. The following example has me explaining how my quick responses actually caused me to engage strength versus […]

Understanding the classic quotation ” My opponent is first to ...