| Wu Tai Chi Chuan: Competition
competition routine of Wu style Tai Ji Quan was created based on the
traditional Wu Style. It remain the characteristics of the movements in
the traditional one with the combination of the movements from both the
southern and the northern schools. It also preserves the main structure
of the traditional routine. So, we can say that the competition routine
has the bases of the traditional Wu style Tai Ji Quan from the
movements to the arrangement.
The layout of
the routine is arranged symmetrically to the front and back, and the
left and right, using the center of the competition floor as a
standard. There are 16 single movements that are done on both the left
and right sides of the body which demonstrate the symmetrical
characteristics of Wu Style.
In terms of the arrangement, there are a lot of
movements that are symmetrical on both the left and right sides in
order to develop the balance and provide an overall training throughout
Segment 1: 14
movements stressing upon the ¡°brush knee and twist step¡± and so on to
practice the basic framework and techniques.
7 movements mainly focusing on the movements of the ¡°tuck in robes¡±,
¡°parting the wild horse¡¯s mane¡± and ¡°jade girl working with shuttles¡±
etc. to train the retreating steps.
9 movements such as ¡°wave hands like clouds¡±, ¡°toes kick¡±, and ¡°heel
kick¡± focusing on the quick and exquisite applications of the legs to
practice the stability.
4: 15 movements including ¡°push down¡±, ¡°back step
and straddle the tiger¡±, and ¡°turn body with lotus kick¡± etc.
to learn the distinctive changes between the high and low movements,
necessary to master in combat situation but also to increase fitness
This edition is supervised Professorial team of Beijing
University of Physical Education where famous experts such as Meng
Huifeng, Wudong are actively working for the development of standard
versions of Tai Chi Chuan, thus the collaboration with the famous Tai
Chi Chuan expert Li Bingci, makes this material highly valuable, in
addition this e-book includes also:
This edition is supervised
Professorial team of Beijing University of Physical Education where
famous experts such as Meng Huifeng, Wudong are actively working for
the development of standard versions of Tai Chi Chuan, thus the
collaboration with the famous Tai Chi Chuan expert Li Bingci, makes
this material highly valuable, in addition this e-book includes also:
- Basic exercises of this style (Zhuang Gong)
- Detailed comments and information for Key Technical Movements
- A complete Chart of the routine
- The complete guide of Tai Chi Competition routines.
More than 340 color and B&W photos.
series, I enjoy it, it give a rational overview on major Tai Chi Chuan
(I still prefer writing like this than Taijiquan), Wu Dong
has made a considerable work in assembling and working with others
experts. In Wu style competition ebook, the performance with this
graceful lady is nice, excellent guide for Tai Chi competition."
--- Zhu B. US - July 2004
a surprise discovering your website, but also now with these
downloadable Tai Chi Competition ebooks, I bought Wu Competition, good
step by step material to learn this routine. "
--- Zedine A.B. UK ¨C September 2004