This booklet is a perfect choice for beginners and for Chen style Tai Chi instructors. It gives a simple yet insightful explanation to what Tai Chi is all about. It includes a complete set of joint flexion exercises, Qi Gong exercises, basic postures, fundamental Tai Chi drills AS WELL AS a complete routine of Chen Zhenglei’s Essential 18 Form.
As a translator Jack Yan has 43 years of Chinese Martial Arts training experience of which 21 years are in Tai Chi. He is an in-chamber disciple of Grand Master Chen Zhenglei and Phd. student of Professor Qiu Pixiang of Shanghai University of Sport. He has a master's degree in English, a master's degree in political science and is a Phd. candidate majoring in traditional Chinese sports – Wushu.
Written by: Grandmaster Chen Zhenglei
Translated by: Jack Yan