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Notes, lessons and reflections

An introduction to
Sifu Waller's teaching and insights:



 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

4 ounces
8 active ingredients

8 stages of form
13 areas of study
13 postures
70%

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A

Ability
About us
Act now
Adjustment
Adult learning
Advanced martial art
Age
Aggression
Alignment
Amateurs
An ancient art
The ancient world
Anger
Anti-aging
Arms
Arthritis
Assertiveness
Assistant teachers
Attention
The authentic self
Authenticity
Awakening



B

Back problems
Balance
Balancing the body
The basics
The beauty of tai chi
Beginner
Benefits
Biological organism
Biomechanics
Blocks
The Book of Changes
Books
Bracing
Brain health
Brain work
(meditation, awareness, metacognition)
Bullying



C

Calm
Central equilibrium
Centre
Change
Cherry blossom
Chin na (seizing)
Chinese martial arts
Choice
Circulation
Clarity
Classes
Combat
Comfort zone
Commitment
Common misconceptions
Composure
Condition
Confusing internal & external training methods
Contact details
Contemplation
Context
Coordination
A copy or a way?
Corrections
Cost
Creativity
Cross-training
Cross-training in our school
Cross-training martial arts



D

Dance
A deliberate life
Demons
Detachment
Detox
Diet
Dietary education
Differentiation
Dynamic



E

Easy exercise
Easy tai chi?
Embodied Taoism
Emotional awareness
Energy levels
Ergonomics
Esoteric
The essence of the Art
Evading a knife
Exaggeration
Exercise
Exercise is boring
Exertion
Exoticism
Expert
External to internal



F

FAQs
Fa jing
Fat loss
Fatigue
Fear
Feet
Finding a tai chi class
Fit to teach?
Fitness level
Fluid

Force
Forgotten how to learn?
Form (whole-body movement)
Form applications
Form without function
Free will

Friendship
Frustration
Full strength
The future



G

Gait
Gaps & deficiencies
General knowledge
A gentle approach
Getting your own way
Gift vouchers
Grace
Grades
Grappling



H

Habits
Hands
Health or fitness?
Healthy living
Hearing or listening?
Heightened level of awareness
Hip & groin
Hiring us
Holds
Home training
Hope
How?
How can you tell?
How tai chi is taught in modern times
Humility
Humour
Hurry



I

I Ching
Impact
Incapacitation
Induction course
Inner teachings
Inspirational quotes
Intellectual property
Intelligence
Internal/external ratio
Internal martial arts (neijiaquan)
Internal strength
The internal way of moving
Introduction



J

Jing (internal/whole-body power)
Joining
Joint health
The journey



K

Keep fit
Key points

Knees
Knowledge
Knowledge base
Knowledge & wisdom
Kung fu



L

Learner driver
Learning an internal martial art
Learning tai chi
Legs
A life less ordinary
Lineage
Listen to your body
Listening
Living
A living art
Longevity
The lost art?
Lower body strength



M

Macho
Making mistakes
Making space
Manners
Martial art

Martial expectations
Massage
Mastery
Meaning
Means and ends
Medical problems
Meditation
Membership
Memory
Mental representation
Migraine
Mindful
Mirroring
Mobility
Moderation
More than exercise

Motor skills
Multiple opponents
Muscle
Mystery
Myths & magic

N

Natural order
Natural power
Neigong/nei gong/nei kung (internal work/whole-body strength)
Neijiaquan (internal martial arts)
Nervous system
Neutralise
New...
Nimble
No pain, no gain



O

The Old Ways
Opinion
Over 50
Over-confidence
Over-taxing the body



P

Panacea
Panic
Partner work
Patience
Pay-as-you-go
Pelvis
Peng
Perception
Physical education
Poise
Power generation
Practical Taoism
Practical yielding
Practice
Presence
Prices
Private lessons
Proof
Pushing hands



Q

Qi
Qi gong/qigong/chi kung
Qigong practice
Quality of life
Quick fix
A quiet life
Quotes



R

Rachel Waller
Range & reach
Real human
Reasonable force
Reeling silk
Rejuvenation
Relaxation
Respect
Rest
Retire
Reviews
The road less travelled
Running



S

Secrets
Seeing & looking
The seeker
Self-awareness
Self defence
Self defence courses
Sensitivity
Shen
Shoulders
Shuai jiao (take downs)
Sifu
Sifu Waller
Silence
Similarities & differences
Simplicity
Simplistic
Sincerity
Skill level
Skills
Sleep
Slow
Spiritual
Spontaneity
Sticky
Stillness
Strength
Stretching
Strong mental attitude
Strong or tense?
Structure
Sung
Sword
Syllabus



T

Tai chi as a tonic
Tai chi class or school?
Tai chi for fitness
Tai chi for health
Taijiquan (supreme ultimate fist)
Taijiquan fighting method
Taijiquan grades
Taijiquan principles
Tailored learning
The Tao/Dao
Tao Te Ching/Daodejing
Taoism/Daoism
Taoist
Te
Teaching levels
Teaching tai chi
Technical skills
Technique-based mentality
Tension
Therapy?
Time
Tranquillity
Types of qigong
Types of tai chi
Tzu-jan



U

Understanding
Unlearn
Unpredictability
Use it or lose it
Using the mind instead of force



V

Value
Vegetarian
Verbal understanding
Vitality
Vulnerability



W

Wabi sabi
Warrior/sage
The Way
The Way and Its Power
The Way of the Warrior
Weapons
Wellbeing
What is self defence?
Why learn taijiquan?
Wisdom
Women in martial arts
Wonder
Worrying
Wu wei



Y

Yang Cheng Fu's 10 essentials
Yang style
Yielding
Yin/yang
Yoga
Youthful



Z

Zen
Zen & tai chi
Zero sugar diet


 


Page created 13 January 1995
Last updated 20 November 2018