All are welcome to my teacher’s 4 day summer workshop in Kingston from 23-26 July, all the details are here. I’ll be there doing the register for the sessions and taking payments for my teacher, and of course, joining in with all the Taichi. I have missed my classmates a great deal and look forwardContinue reading “Summer workshop ahoy”
This week someone asked me to teach him some sword, sabre, staff, applications and sparring. He was a competitive fencer as a young man, so it will be interesting. It will be good to see if my body can do what it needs. Also, to see how I have softened (or not) over the twoContinue reading “Words and swords”
It’s been a while since I posted. There was a huge fire where I lived and I lost my studio, half of all my possessions, my community, place in nature and the river, which had been my home for 8 years. But I am well, no one was hurt and life has changed in soContinue reading “A place to practice”
Collated reports from medical studies on the health benefits of T’ai Chi Ch’uan.
Yin and yang are always in transformation.
The correct touch in T’ai Chi and working with the natural world are essentially the same.
An alternative to frictionless surfaces and the idea of making everything easy.
Doing difficult or time-consuming things for their own ends, is the practice of people who wish to retain and nurture human skills.
Winter brings a little clarity
‘But if you’re a good T’ai Chi school why don’t you have tons of videos for us (for free) on Youtube?’ Here’s a few answers. 1: I would prefer to produce an online course that is of real benefit to people, rather than procure a scattergun selection of the best -looking clips. Both myself andContinue reading “Why we’re not on Youtube”