Jet Li's Taiji Zen Online Academy - Level 2: Lie 挒
Learn more about Cai at the Taiji Zen Online Academy: http://www.taijizen.com/en/loginJet Li's Taiji Zen Online Academy teaches Tai Chi Chuan with a unique principles based approach. It is well-suited for beginners learning Tai Chi as well as more ad......
Jet Li's Taiji Zen Online Academy - Level 2: Kao 靠: Application
Learn more about Kao at the Taiji Zen Online Academy: http://www.taijizen.com/en/loginJet Li's Taiji Zen Online Academy teaches Tai Chi Chuan with a unique principles based approach. It is well-suited for beginners learning Tai Chi as well as more ad......
Jet Li's Taiji Zen Online Academy - Level 2: Zhou 肘: Application
Learn more about Zhou at the Taiji Zen Online Academy: http://www.taijizen.com/en/loginJet Li's Taiji Zen Online Academy teaches Tai Chi Chuan with a unique principles based approach. It is well-suited for beginners learning Tai Chi as well as more a......
Jet Li's Taiji Zen Online Academy - Level 2: Introduction
Level 2 introduces the “Four Ordinal Energies” (Sì Yú Shǒu or 四 隅手), which are:1. Cǎi (採), or Plucking Energy2. Liè (挒), or Splitting Energy3. Zhǒu (肘), or Elbow Strike Energy4. Kào (靠), or Shoulder Strike EnergyThese movements are much more c......
Jet Li's Taiji Zen Online Academy - Level 2: Form
After learning the four Kinetic Concepts of Level 2, you are ready to sequence them together into one flowing form....
Jet Li's Taiji Zen Online Academy - Level 2: Form Fali
A characteristic of the Four Ordinal Energies is that they require “Fā Lì” (发力)1, which means to issue explosive force into your movement. Therefore Level 2 will train a much higher level of full body coordination and require even more relaxation....
Jet Li's Taiji Zen Online Academy - Level 2: Kao 靠
Learn more about Kao at the Taiji Zen Online Academy: http://www.taijizen.com/en/loginJet Li's Taiji Zen Online Academy teaches Tai Chi Chuan with a unique principles based approach. It is well-suited for beginners learning Tai Chi as well as more ad......
Jet Li's Taiji Zen Online Academy - Level 2: Zhou 肘
Learn more about Zhou at the Taiji Zen Online Academy: http://www.taijizen.com/en/loginJet Li's Taiji Zen Online Academy teaches Tai Chi Chuan with a unique principles based approach. It is well-suited for beginners learning Tai Chi as well as more a......
Jet Li's Taiji Zen Online Academy - Level 3: Form
This form is called the Five Steps form (Wǔ Bù, or 五步). ‘Wǔ五’ means five, and ‘Bù 步’ can mean a step of the foot or a step in a process.The Five Steps form emphasizes footwork. As the form’s name suggests, you will move through five steps, repres......
Jet Li's Taiji Zen Online Academy - Level 3: Jin 进
Jìn 进 (Advance forward) expresses the concept of forward motion. It is used to follow opponents as they retreat and also to add forward momentum to upper body techniques....
Jet Li's Taiji Zen Online Academy - Level 3: 13 Form
You are now ready to crystallize all the Kinetic Concepts you’ve learned from Levels 1, 2 and 3 into the one flowing form – the 13 Essentials form (Tàijí Shísān Shì, or太极十三势).Tàijí 太极refers to Tàijíquán, while shísān 十三 means the number 13 (......
Jet Li's Taiji Zen Online Academy - Level 3: Tui 退
Tuì 退 expresses the concept of backward motion. It is used to create empty space for the opponent to follow, or to add backward momentum to upper body techniques....
Jet Li's Taiji Zen Online Academy - Level 3: Ding 定
Ding 定 means central equilibrium, and is the single most important concept of Taiji Quan physically, mentally and philosophically. It represents the ideal of maintaining your own center, the balance of Yin and Yang, regardless of the external situat......
Jet Li's Taiji Zen Online Academy - Level 3: Gupan 顾盼
Gù 顾and Pàn 盼 have two levels of meaning: (1) lateral motion, which is used to evade incoming attacks and add lateral momentum to techniques, as well as (2) visual and situational awareness of the two sides. We’ll study the left and right together,......
Jet Li's Taiji Zen Online Academy - Level 2: Sink the Shoulders, Drop the Elbows
Relaxing the shoulders and elbows in this fashion brings the arms into structural alignment, which allows energy and blood to flow freely to the fingertips. This alignment also allows you to transmit force more efficiently to and out of the hands. Po......
Jet Li - Learn Tai Chi Online with Taiji Zen: Level 2 Intro
In this video Jet Li gives an overview of the 2nd Tai Chi training level (duan or 段) of the Taiji Zen Online Academy's learning system. There are 9 levels overall.With the Taiji Zen Online Academy, you will learn the complete art of Tai Chi Chuan.......
Jet Li - Learn Tai Chi Online with Taiji Zen: Level 3 Intro
In this video Jet Li gives an overview of the third Tai Chi training level (duan or 段) of the Taiji Zen Online Academy's learning system.With the Taiji Zen Online Academy, you will learn the complete art of Tai Chi Chuan. Whether you are a beginner......
Jet Li - Learn Tai Chi Online with Taiji Zen: Level 1 Intro
In this video Jet Li gives an overview of the first Tai Chi training level (duan or 段) of the Taiji Zen Online Academy's learning system.With the Taiji Zen Online Academy, you will learn the complete art of Tai Chi Chuan. Whether you are a beginner......
Learn Tai Chi Online with Jet Li's Online Academy - Lie 挒: application
Learn more about Lie at the Taiji Zen Online Academy: http://www.taijizen.com/en/loginJet Li's Taiji Zen Online Academy teaches Tai Chi Chuan with a unique principles based approach. It is well-suited for beginners learning Tai Chi as well as more ad......