A speedball is a training method used in boxing.
But it is not boxing.
Push hands is a training method used in tai chi.
But it is not tai chi.
Another frame of reference:
What kind of push hands?
Single handed, or double?
Fixed feet, set step, or free step?
Formulaic or dynamic?
Quite literally what I was getting at.
Someone could train on a speedball for 5 years, they'd learn certain qualities and abilities that come with...
This implies that the combative "endgame" of tai chi is push hands. Someone may be good at playing that game, but transferring that ability to...
Something that lends some degree of credibility to Hairston's ability is the fact he is/was a police officer, so has had to "make it work" against...
Such a fantastic update :)
The last year/18 months have sucked for so many, so it's great to see people getting stuck back in.
I quite like Hairston's material though.
I'll be there!
From another Karate and Tai Chi practitioner, I look forward to chatting!
In "Wade Giles" romanisation, the martial art of "Tai Chi Chuan"
In the modern Pinyin system, the martial art is "Tai Ji Quan"
In what context?
Not Tie, not Chie.
And to "Internal Warrior", there are correct, internationally recognised ways to Romanise written languages such as...
An advocate of Kyokushin and TaeKwonDo might be able to spell them correctly.
I suspect the rest of your post is nonsense too.
Don't show the OP this!!
Ah, the classic parlour tricks..
I was just reading back through the thread and saw the mentions of the schools/clubs section, and was wondering if this was something that could...
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