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Tàijí Jiàn 32-Posture Sword Form

James Drewe

Quick Overview

Written by an experienced teacher of Tàijíquan, this book provides a detailed description of the Jian (the sword), its parts and how it should be held. Using photographs and illustrations, the author gives step-by-step instructions for the main 13 applications including sword strokes, stances and footwork techniques.
Published by Singing Dragon
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Paperback / softback
2009, 10.00in x 7.00in / 254mm x 177.8mm, 224pp
ISBN: 978-1-84819-011-5
£15.99
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Available as an ebook from these retailers. eISBN: 978-1-84642-869-2

Description

The Sword Form is an important aspect of the popular Chinese martial art, Tàijíquan. The 32-Posture Sword Form, from the point of view of the physical movements only, is not complex, but there is a significant amount of other information, relating to the applications, that is open to interpretation.

Written by an experienced teacher of Tàijíquan, this book provides a detailed description of the Jian (the sword), its parts and how it should be held. Using photographs and illustrations, the author gives step-by-step instructions for the main 13 applications including sword strokes, stances and footwork techniques.

This book contains a wealth of information on Sword Form technique and is an ideal resource for students of martial arts, experienced practitioners or anyone interested in learning about Tàijíquan.

Reviews

'James Drewe is one of the most sucessful and well organised tai chi teachers I have ever met and this is reflected in the quality of the book.'
- Tai Chi Finder

Authors

By (author): James Drewe