Soft Answer Tai Chi Chuan - 回答柔和太極拳

Basic Priciples

This handout provide an understanding of the five basic principle in the Cheng Man-Ching Yang Style Tai Chi. We have created an acronym to help remember the principles; BURST which stands for:

B eautiful hands: No bends or kinks in wrists
U pright Body: Spine is always kept upright and not leaning
R elax: This is the key principle. Let go of all tension!
S eparation of Weight: No even weight distribution
T urning the Waist: Movements controlled from the Hips/Waist

Clearer understanding is given in the handout. The document also includes other principles.

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