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Taijiquan - Finding the right teacher

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Taijiquan - Finding the right teacher

You shall know them by their fruits When a new student of taijiquan is searching for a teacher, it can be a daunting and confusing time. There are many claims by students and teachers alike, so who sh...

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Will the Real Slim Shady Please Stand Up?

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Will the Real Slim Shady Please Stand Up?

After trying some hard styles and suffering inevitable knee injuries from poor teaching, I was left no choice but to learn taijiquan if I wanted to stay in the kung fu domain. Slow, stability-based mo...

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Don Schiewer

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Don Schiewer

30 Year student of martial arts "Here are the things I look for in a great teacher. First, that they can clearly demonstrate the skill I wish to attain. Second, that they can clearly communicate the ...

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