Classical Northern Wu Style Tai Ji Quan: The Fighting Art of the Manchurian Palace Guard
Tina Zhang/Frank Allen
Blue Snake Books
204 pag. paperback 18 x 24 cm
Here is the original, rarely seen Tai Ji Quan developed by Yang Lu Chan's best Imperial Palace Guard student, Quan You, over 150 years ago. While other styles branched off into sport, health, and meditation, Quan You's disciples preserved the traditional ways. This book covers the principles, characteristics, and essentials of the Wu method, along with its famous masters. The entire classical form is illustrated step-by-step, and includes weapons skills.