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Excellent

Stronger muscles, better balance and teaches disci...

Needs time and patience

Tai Chi, which means 'supreme ultimate fist', is an ancient Chinese Martial Art practised all over the world. What makes Tai Chi so attractive to such a variety of people (both young and old, male and female) is the fact that it does not focus on fast and hard movements like other Martials Arts...

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“Tai Chi - A Way of Life”

published 06/11/2002

Relaxing, improves health, fitness and well-being

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I started learning the Chinese Martial Art of Tai Chi with Peter Warr in Milton Keynes in late 1997, and decided a year later to train to become a qualified Coach. I was bitten by the bug! There are five main styles of Tai Chi - Li (or Lee), Chen, Sun, Wu and Yang, of which Yang style is my...

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Cheap, relaxing and enjoyable at any level.

One sometimes feels there is a lot to learn!

The ancient art of Tai Chi is known throughout the world as a very calm and relaxing form of exercise. Like many of the oriental martial diciplines there are different systems and variations. For example the Yang Style seems to be perhaps the best known generally, although the Lee Family Style...

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Excellent

Benefical to your health for stress relief etc

Few if any

I started doing Tai Chi a few weeks ago, my friend started first and she encouraged me to go along as i had always been interested in this sort of thing i agreed. As most people who know anything in the martial arts field Tai Chi is more of a relaxed form, however you could not go as far to say...

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“Fit for life”

published 16/01/2001

Can be practised at home

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I began doing the Yang short form of Tai Chi almost ten years ago, and although i don't practice quite as often as i should, i believe that it has benefited me enormously. It is the gentlest of the martial arts, and can be learned by all age groups, and does not discriminate between the sexes. My...

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“Tai Chi for Arthritis”

published 19/10/2003

easy, safe and anyone can do it

finding a suitable class / time can be hard

Tai Chi is a martial art that is now done more often for health benefits than for fighting. I have severe arthritis, and had had to give up most physical activities, and was using a wheelchair to go out. I was asked to review a tai chi video, aimed specifically at people with arthritis, and I...

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Excellent

Suppleness & relaxation very social.

It,s addictive!

I have been attending Tai Chi classes for over 6 years now. I am currently a beginners instructor and have recently started my second class. The classes usually last about 2 hours each, but we do have a break for refreshments halfway through. The idea of this form of Tai Chi is to make it...

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