Apply tai chi principles to your tennis or golf game

The often-heard, over-simplified phrase to describe tai chi is ‘moving meditation.’ In fact, tai chi is a Backhand2_withArrowscomplex, internal Chinese martial art based on seemingly very simple concepts. An emphasis on the word ‘art’ in martial art because defined, it is the quality of expressing oneself according to certain principles. So in other activities such as tennis or golf you learn to use basic movement techniques that utilize the core tai chi principles.  READ MORE


Tai chi principles offer a path to follow, not necessarily a road to take

Bruce Lee once said ‘obey the principles without being bound by them.’ He was referring to his martial art method which he refused to call a ‘style.’ He believed that a martial art should conform based on the circumstances, should be spontaneous and that one’s actions are direct expressions of feelings, thus movements are simple and direct. In essence one learns the principles and follows the road, but also practices outside of those rules, on the path or ‘off-road.’  READ MORE