Tai Chi That Works? Sanda Coach Explains

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Tai Chi That Works? Sanda Coach Explains

Postby marvin8 on Thu Nov 12, 2020 7:02 pm

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Nov 12, 2020

We have sanda, boxing, and kickboxing coach and former champion Zhang Yun Xiang explain some of his applications of Tai Chi and Xingyi to boxing and kickboxing. The whole debate related to Traditional Chinese Martial Arts (TCMA) and its efficacy gets a very interesting lens in this featurette. Let's watch, analyze, learn, and think about Chinese Kungfu and Chinese martial arts. Do you agree with Coach Zhang and his thoughts on how these three Tai Chi moves can work in combat sports or in other situations? Leave your comments and let us know what you saw and if you think the demonstrations were correct.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y4A9ZC2ojJQ
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Re: Tai Chi That Works? Sanda Coach Explains

Postby Bao on Thu Nov 12, 2020 11:51 pm

Interesting that the sanda coach mentioned Ren Zhongxin

https://youtu.be/sjKNs7kt5Go
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Re: Tai Chi That Works? Sanda Coach Explains

Postby GrahamB on Fri Nov 13, 2020 4:51 am

It's like he's restricting himself by having to channel everything he's doing through a "Tai Chi" filter. Remove all references to Tai Chi and form movements and this video would be better.
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