SKU: TCC - TJQ classic

The Taijiquan Classics - An Annotated Translation


Translated by Barbara Davis

Taijiquan enthusiast around the world have used the Taijiquan classics as a touchstone for almost two centuries - yet much about the Classics has remained mysterious and unexamined.

The Taijiquan classics: An annotated translation first takes the reader on a journey through the colourful history of Taijiquan, its personalities and its cntroversies. Taking a close look at the Classics, the book then poses questions about their authorship, dating, contents and transmission.

Finally, author Barnara Davies offers a fresh translation and thorough annotation of the five core texts of the Yang Family Classics and Chen Wei Ming's commentary from the 1920s. Chen's commentary appears here for the first time in English. Using these texts as a springboard. Davies the meaning of the classics - and how they can help people deepen their practice.

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Dimensions: 152 mm × 227 mm × 17 mm