Beginner's syllabus
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In sequence

The taijiquan syllabus cannot be taught piecemeal or haphazardly. The material must be introduced in sequence
Skills are built upon skills; in the same way that sentences require words and words require letters. There must be a starting place. You cannot conceivably begin at the end.

Beginner's syllabus

The first part of the syllabus includes the following material:


4 directions - forwards & backwards
4 directions - to the side
Ba duan jin
Cloud hands
Form posture qigong
Full circle qigong
Moving qigong
Opening & closing - to the side
Plate exercise
Pushing peng
Standing post
Standing qigong/3 circle qigong

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Last updated 07 November 2018