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by jai64
Thu Nov 13, 2008 10:48 pm
Forum: General Taiji Quan Discussion
Topic: ideal practice time
Replies: 8
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I always heard you should practice form as soon as you wake and last thing you do before you go to sleep at night. I found this really drills it into your subconscious. Not just with form but with anything you do. Myself I find late morning works best for me. Starting too early just does not seem to...
by jai64
Mon Sep 29, 2008 3:03 pm
Forum: Chinese Swordsmanship
Topic: Is there a list of cuts for the dao ?
Replies: 7
Views: 6010

Scott M. Rodell wrote:Welcome Joe...
Thank You, Glad to be here. This is a great forum with lots of good info. Thanks for having me!

- joe
by jai64
Mon Sep 29, 2008 6:56 am
Forum: Chinese Swordsmanship
Topic: Is there a list of cuts for the dao ?
Replies: 7
Views: 6010

By cuts do you mean techniques? (Sorry I'm a new guy). If so, in Chen style TC Broadsword they have: gun - parrying by turning left bi - parrying by closing to the right zha - thrust lan - deflecting with the rear side of the broadsword pi - chopping vertically kan - cutting liao - circular deflecti...