Tai chi chuan

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Tai chi chuan (simplified Chinese: 太极拳; traditional Chinese: 太極拳; pinyin: tàijíquán; t'ai4 chi2 ch'üan2), also known as "Supreme Ultimate Fist", is an internal Chinese martial art which is practiced for both its defense training and health benefits.

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  • Davis, Barbara (2004). Taijiquan Classics: An Annotated Translation. North Atlantic Books. ISBN 978-1556434310.
  • Eberhard, Wolfram (1986). A Dictionary of Chinese Symbols: Hidden Symbols in Chinese Life and Thought. Routledge & Kegan Paul, London. ISBN 0415002281.
  • Jou, Tsung-Hwa (1998). Tao of Tai Chi Chuan, 3rd ed. Tuttle. ISBN 978-0804813570.
  • "Taijiquan Journal". Taijiquan Journal. 2008. ISSN 1528-6290. Archived from the original on 2021-02-26. Retrieved 2010-08-16. {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  • Wile, Douglas (1983). Tai Chi Touchstones: Yang Family Secret Transmissions. Sweet Ch'i Press. ISBN 978-0912059013.
  • Yang, Yang (2008). Taijiquan: The Art of Nurturing, The Science of Power. Zhenwu Publication; 2nd edition. ISBN 978-0974099019.

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Videos of the major styles