Taiji Sword -
Classical Yang Style DVD
The Complete Form,
Qigong & Applications
Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming
It is said,”100 days of barehand, 1000 days of spear, 10,000 days of sword.” – Ancient Chinese (sword) Proverb
Beyond the barehand form, beyond Pushing Hands awaits the elegant and highly effective Sword of Taijiquan.
Taiji Sword has long been considered the highest achievement in Taijiquan training. Mainly used as a defensive weapon, Taiji Sword requires a strategy of ‘calmness in action’. To achieve this calmness, the student must develop patience, peace of mind, and bravery.
This comprehensive DVD contains:
- The complete 54-Posture Taiji Sword Form
- The Taiji Sword Qigong Set
- Taiji Qigong Breathing
- Fundamental Sword Techniques
- 10 Matching Drills for training with a partner
- 42 seldom taught sword-fighting applications
The ultimate or final goal of Taiji Sword training is to gain a deep understanding of yourself in order to lead a more enlightened life. – Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming
This DVD complements the book Taiji Sword, Classical Yang Style - The Complete Form, Qigong & Applications, by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming. (sold separately)
DVD Special Features: Over 100 Scene Selections • Languages: English or French, with original Chinese • Multi-Language menus & subtitles: French, Spanish, Polish or Portuguese • 30 Additional Minutes of YMAA video previews • Interactive YMAA product catalog
YMAA PRODUCTION • DR. YANG, JWING-MING • “TAIJI SWORD” • WRITTEN BY DR. YANG, JWING-MING • PERFORMED BY DR. YANG, JWING-MING, ROBERT WAS, AND VADAS MIHALY • EDITED BY DAVID SILVER AND MEDIAMANIC • PRODUCTION ASSISTANCE BY PHILIP GOLDMAN • VIDEO PRODUCTION SUPERVISION BY DAVID SILVER • DVD PRODUCTION BY MEDIAMANIC • DIRECTED BY DR. YANG, JWING-MING
Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming is a world-renowned author and teacher of Gong Fu (Kung Fu), Taijiquan (Tai Chi Chuan) and Chin Na and a leading authority on Qigong (Chi Kung). Involved in Chinese Kung Fu since 1961, he has over 50 schools in 18 countries. Dr. Yang has published over thirty books and over fifty videotapes and DVDs on the martial arts and Qigong. Voted by Inside Kung-Fu Magazine (1999) as one of the people who has "made the greatest impact on martial arts in the past 100 years." Awarded by Black Belt Magazine "Kung Fu Artist of the Year 2003". Dr. Yang lives in Newton Massachusetts.
100 minutes - color/ DVD5 - NTSC - All Regions © Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming 2005 • Manufactured in the USA