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3-D
3 rules
4 ounces
4 types of student
5 animals
6 balanced pairs
8 stages of form
12 week challenge
13 patterns
16 treasures
36 strategies
90%
100 days challenge
360


A

Ability
Abstraction
Accuracy
Act now
Active learning
Adjustment
Advanced grade
Advice
Aggression
Alerting the nervous system
Alignment
Alzheimer's disease
Amateurs
Ambiguity
Ancient stories
The ancient world
Andy
Ang pow

Ang pow functions
Ang pow list (Rachel)
Ang pow list (Sifu)
Anger
Animals
Anticipation
Applications explained
Are you a martial artist?
Are you strong enough?

Art & culture
Assertiveness
Assessment
Assignments
Attachment
Attitude & etiquette
The authentic self
Awakening



B

Bags
Baguazhang study
Baguazhang syllabus
Balance & centre
Bear witness
Bearing
The beauty of tai chi
A beginner forever...
Beginner's grade
Behaviour
Being awkward
Belief
Ben
Beyond logic
Biological organism
Black T-shirt
The Book of Changes

Boot camp
Bowing
Build
Bullying



C

Cancelling
Cardio
Cardio work routine
(handout)
Cat
Cat stepping
(handout)
Cat stepping quiz
(handout)
Category search
Central equilibrium
Centre
The challenge
Change
Charity
Cherry blossom
Chin na applications
Chin na basics

Chinese martial arts
Choice
Chris
Clarity
Clumsy
Code of Conduct
Commitment
Competent grade
Condition
Conflict
Conflictive training
Confusing internal & external training methods
Connection

Consciousness
Constructive rest
Contemplation
Context
Conviction
A copy or a way?
Core strength
Core strength routine
(handout)
Corrections

Countering (intro)

Creativity
The crouch
Curiosity
Cutting the circle



D

Dance
Daniel
Data protection policy

David
Dawn
Dead forms
Demons
Detachment
Deterioration
Diary
Differentiation
Dress code
Dress code & ego
Dress code for women
Direct transmission
Drilling
DVDs
Dynamic



E

Easy exercise
Easy tai chi?
Eddie
Ego
Eligibility - taijiquan syllabus
Embodied Taoism
Emotional authenticity
Emotional awareness
Emotional content
Empathy
The Emperor's New Clothes
Empty the centre
Energy and tai chi
Energy as fuel
Energy (kinetic)
Energy levels
Energy (trapped)
Engage
Equipment
Esoteric
Everybody falls
The exchange
Exoticism
Experienced grade
Expert
Exponential development
External to internal
Exuberant play




F


FAQs (class members)

Familiarity
Fast-track
Fat loss
Fear
Female feet
Female martial artist
Femaleness

Fighting on TV
Fighting styles
Fighting talk
Films

Finding balance
Finishing off
Fit for combat
Fitness syllabus
Flowing chin na
Fluid
Folding

Following instructions
Footwork
Force
Form is movement
Form pattern

Form pattern: lines of force
Form pattern: square
Form pattern: versions
Forgotten how to learn?
Frame
Free the movement

Free will
Freeform combat
Frustration
Full strength
Funky talk
The future



G

Gait
Games
Gaps & deficiencies
General knowledge
A gentle approach
Getting your own way
Girl's Night
Grace
Grades
Grades explained
Grading
Groundpath
Growing



H

H
ealth comes first
Health or fitness?
Health routine
Health syllabus
Hearing or listening?
History
Home life
Home practice
Home routines
Home training
Home training (members)
Honour
Hope
Hosiery
How?
How to look good in tights
How to pass your first grade
How tai chi is taught in modern times
Humility



I


I Ching
I Ching quotes
I know kung fu
Ignorance
Impact
Imperfect
Imperfect health
Inconvenient
Indoor student
Indoor student conditions
Indoor student expectations
Indoor student of taijiquan
Innate
Inner school
Insights
Inspirational quotes
Instructing (tai chi for health)
Instructing (taijiquan)
Intelligence
Intention
Intermediate attitude
Intermediate grade
Intermediate grading
Internal/external
Internal/external ratio
Internal strength
The internal way of moving
Internecine
Introduction
Invisibility



J

James
Jedi Knight
John Lash quotes
The journey
Julia
Just do it
Jutsu & do



K

Karen
Keep fit
Keeping warm
Know your instructor
Know your small

Knowledge base
Knowledge & wisdom
Krishnamurti
Krishnamurti's descriptions

Kung
Kung fu fitness
Kung fu suit



L


A Lady of Tai Chi
Latent movements
Laziness
Lazy
Learned helplessness
Learner driver
Learning an internal martial art
Learning skills
Learning tai chi
Leaving the school
Leg stretches (set 1) (handout)
Leg stretches (set 2) (handout)
Lesson format
Lessons with Sifu Waller
Life... it made sense at the time
Life coach
A life less ordinary
Lineage student of taijiquan
Links
Listening
Living

A living art
Longevity patch
Looking after yourself
The lost art?
Lost places
Luck

M

Macho
Magic
Making mistakes
Making space

Malcolm
Manners
Marc B
Marc H
Maria
Mark 3
Mark 4
Mark S
Martial arts fitness
Martial concepts
Martial concepts theory test (handout)
Martial eligibility
Martial expectations
Martial perspective
Martial routine
Martial sets
Martin
Master of taijiquan
Master syllabus
Masterwork/masterpiece
Maths
Mayur
Meaning
Means and ends
Meet us halfway

Melee
Mental representation
Metacognition
A method
Michael
Mind power
Minimalist
Mirror
Mirroring
Misconduct
Monkey paws
Moving qigong
(handout)
Multiple opponents
Mystery
Myths & magic




N

The nail
Natural order
Natural power
Neigong caution
Nerve

Neuroplasticity
Neutral state

Neutralise
New
New forms
Newton's laws
Nimble
Not a beginner?
Not in the mood
Not knowing
Notices



O

Obstacles
The old ways
Open hand striking
Open your mind
Opinion
Ordeal
Organising yourself
Our syllabus
Over-analysing...
Over-confidence



P

Pacing yourself
Panacea
Panic
Paper tiger
Paradigm shift
Partner work (handout)
Partner work mistakes
Passing grades when older
Passive aggressive
Patience
Paul
Penetrating defences
Perception
The physical
Playing the attacker
Poise
Politics
Power generation
Power management
Powers & principles
Practical Taoism
Practical yielding
Practice
Pregnancy
Presence
Prices
Procrastination
Pronouncing your own name
Psoas exercises (handout)



Q

Qigong practice
Questions
Quick fix
A quiet life
Quan (fist/combat/martial art)



R


Rachel
Rachel's routine
Range & reach
Reacting
Reading
Real human
Reality
Reasonable force
Recommended reading
Redundancy
Refinement
Regular pace
Relative positioning
Respect
Responsibilities
Responsibility
Retire
Returning after an absence
The road less travelled
The role of qigong in the internal martial arts
The role of qigong in a tai chi class
Running
Rustic



S


The Science of the Essence
Scientist
Secrets
Security
Seeing & looking
The seeker
School members
School spirit
The Science of the Essence in popular culture
Self
Self-assessment
Self-control
Self defence challenge
Self defence tips
Shape
Shen
Shido-geiko (learning-by-helping)
Shuai jiao applications
Shuai jiao skills
The sick card
Sifu
Sifu's class
Silence
Silk arms
Similarities & differences
Simplicity
Simplistic
Sincerity
Skill level
Skilled grade
Skin care
Slow
Small circle
Small san sau
Social events
Social Secretary
Soft option
Solutions
Something for nothing
Southwood's training tips
Speculation
Spontaneity
Sport
Stance
Standing in your own way
Steal my art
Stealth
Stern
Stick drills (handout)
Stick power
Stillness
Strategic stepping
Structure
Struggling
Sung
Sword
Sword drills (handout)



T


Tai chi charlatans
Tai chi for fitness membership
Tai chi for fitness syllabus (handout)
Tai chi for health membership
Tai chi for health syllabus (handout)
Tai chi is not sport
Tai chi as a tonic
Tai chi without forms?
Taijiquan as a supplement
Taijiquan combat
Taijiquan fist
Taijiquan membership
Taijiquan & piano lessons
Taijiquan syllabus (complete)
Tailored learning
Take the space
Tao Te Ching/Daodejing
Taoist
Taoist yoga routine (handout)
Te
Tea Club
Teacher training course
Teaching levels
Teaching tai chi
Technical skills
Technique-based mentality
Terms of membership
Time
Toys
Trainee teachers
The training environment
Tradition
Travelling
Truth
TV
Tzu-jan




U

Understanding fighting
Understanding form
Understanding muscles
Understanding qigong
Understanding softness
Understanding the training
Understanding weapons
Unite upper & lower
Unlearn
Unnatural naturalness
Unpredictability
Using the mind instead of force



V

Value
Vegetarian
Verbal understanding
The Vinegar Tasters
Violence
Visiting the instructor's home
Vulgarity
Vulnerability



W


Wabi sabi
Warm-up
Warrior/sage
Watching video clips
The way
The way of the animal
The way of the warrior
The Way and Its Power
Weak
Weapons eligibility
Weapons night
Wedding & marriage
White T-shirt
Whole-body?
Whole-hearted
Why bother reading?
Wisdom
Women in martial arts
Wonder
Work in progress
Working with the instructor
Workshops
Words
Wu wei



Y

Yielding basic skills
Yielding basic skills (handout)
Yoga routine (handout)
You make it happen
YouTube



Z

Zen koan
Zen mind
Zen & tai chi
Zero sugar diet


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Last updated 19 October 2019