Tai chi is based on the principle:
"when the opponent is attacking you should yield. When the opponent retreats you should follow"
Tai Chi is practiced in slow, graceful movements. Tai chi originates
from China, where it is still extremely popular.
Besides the selfdefense, Tai Chi has many health benefits. It has been worldwide recognized and billions of people across the world are practicing Tai Chi. Tai Chi is often being performed in public parks early in the morning when the air is at its freshest.
Tai Chi is sometimes called the 'meditation in movement' due the slow and soft movements. Tai Chi can be used to relax and calm your body and mind. Nowadays, many people are using Tai Chi for relaxation purposes.
It is important to know that Tai Chi is a soft martial art. Unlike karate, or kick boxing which rely on force and speed, Tai Chi is soft and use the force of the component. The power of Tai Chi is to divert the force back to the opponent.
Tai Chi strengthens our internal energy, and allows it to flow more freely through the body. It is gentle and non-violent, though after much practice it is an extremely effective form of self defence.
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