Applications of the 8 Posture Form

If you have already learned the foundation form, and are interested in how Tai Chi works in a martial arts context, then this course is for yo. The 'eight energies and five elements' are introduced,, and then each movement  is explained, with ideas of: Posture testing and categories of application. You do not need to actually practise fighting to benefit from this course- simply understanding the moves will give more 'intention' and meaning to your tai chi form, and help you understand the sequence better.

Course curriculum

    1. Introduction

    2. What are 'applications'?

    3. Introduction to the Eight Energies

    1. Commencing Form

    2. Posture 1: Repulse The Monkey

    3. Posture 2: Brush Knee and Push

    4. Posture 3: Part The Wild Horse's Mane.

    5. Posture 4: Wave Hands Like Clouds

    6. Posture 5: Golden Rooster Stands on One Leg.

    7. Posture 6: Kick with the Heels

    8. Posture 7: Grasping the Bird's Tail

    9. Posture 8: Cross Hands

    10. Closing Form

    1. Conclusion

About this course

  • $19.00
  • 14 lessons
  • 1 hour of video content