Tai Chi Martial Art Applications : Tai Chi: Attack From Behind

In this segment I’m going to be showing an application of an attack from behind. Using preparation movement and ward off. It doesn’t matter ward off left or ward off right, it is really up to you. The idea is preparation, then step out and ward off. And as you notice, it is sometimes a little different what […]

Tai Chi Martial Art Applications : Tai Chi: Withdraw & Push

In this segment I’ll be showing an application for withdraw and push against a very aggressive frontal attack, somebody kind of towering over you so in the Tai Chi form, withdraw and push comes in this way. So Ray’s going to attack, as I withdraw, push, right, send him out. So the idea here is this, as he’s […]

Tai Chi Martial Art Applications : Tai Chi: Headlock Defense

In this segment I’m going to be showing an application against the headlock defense using the movement fair lady works the shuttles. So when fair lady works the shuttles we’re holding the ball, we step out, one arm comes up, other hand strikes. So if Ray comes up and gives me a headlock, holds me down, as I […]

Tai Chi Martial Art Applications : Tai Chi: Double Shirt Grab Defense

In this segment, we’re going to be showing you an application, a possible application against the double shirt grab. Again, a tough guy coming at you, using deflective and punch. So in this, we come up in the form, turn, step down, bringing the hands downward, body downward, step through and punch. So if Ray comes up and […]

Tai Chi Martial Art Applications : Tai Chi: Grab From Behind Defense

In this segment we’re going to be showing a possible application of brush knee where somebody is trying to grab you from behind and having an awareness of them grabbing you. This is not done once they’ve already grabbed you, it has to be done while they’re in the process of grabbing you and it’s actually in the […]

Tai Chi Martial Art Applications : Using Tai Chi in Martial Arts

Hello. In this series we’ll be discussing and showing, demonstrating some of the martial art applications of some of the postures in the Tai Chi form. Although, this is not just free form real life application, what this will show you is some of the possible ways to use the Tai Chi form. The main idea with Tai […]

Tai Chi Martial Art Applications : Tai Chi: Front Attack Defense

In this segment we’re going to work with another application of brush knee but this time it’s from somebody attacking up from the front. There’s a lot of tough guys, people with real attitude; kind of grab your shirt, want to give you a hard time. But we don’t want to have to just punch them in the […]