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Tai Chi Arts & Sciences

Robert Chuckrow, Ph.D.

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T’ai-Chi Short and Long Forms, Push-Hands, Sword, Broadsword, Staff, Two-Person Form, and Ch’i Kung


Nutrition, Diet, and Other Health-Related Subjects

Articles on T’ai Chi (Taiji) and Ch’i Kung (Qigong):
Muscular Strength: Advantages of Expansion Over Contraction in T’ai Chi
Seven Ways of Validating Your Progress in T’ai Chi
Is it Possible for Muscles to Actively Extend? (revised 10/14/15)
Cultivating the Correct Internal State in T’ai-Chi Movement (revised 6/23/16)
An Analysis of “Rooting and Redirecting”
How T’ai Chi Improves Memory
“A Hand is Not a Hand”
Dangers of Overusing Images in Movement Arts
“Swimming on Land”
Stepping Like a Cat
Non-Intention and Being in the Moment (revised 6/22/16)
Circular Modalities in T’ai-Chi Movement
Teaching T’ai Chi to Seniors
How Does Practicing T’ai Chi Reduce Falls?
The Cheng Man-ch’ing Short Form Versus The Yang-Style Long Form
Tucking the Tailbone in T’ai-Chi-Form Practice: Good or Bad?
A Biological Interpretation of Ch’i
The Head and Eyes During T’ai-Chi-Form Practice: Three Modalities
Was T’ai Chi Practiced by Former American Slaves?
A Clarification of “Secret” Teachings Revealed by Cheng Man-ch’ing
Why Study T’ai Chi?
How to Recognize Jin
Correcting Knee, Ankle, and Arch Alignment Problems
Additional Articles on T’ai Chi and Ch’i Kung

T’ai-Chi Forms:
Descriptions, Photos, Video Clips, and Names of Movements

About Robert Chuckrow

T’ai-Chi Classes and Events with Robert Chuckrow in Westchester County, NY:
Times, Locations, and Directions

T’ai-Chi Workshop
Robert Chuckrow will present a three-hour T’ai-Chi workshop on Sunday, February 18, 2018, in mid-Manhattan, NYC, entitled ”Are Your Movements Consistent with the Basic T’ai-Chi Principles?” Click here for details.

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“Ward Off Left” Posture

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Lan Que Wei Zuo Peng

Articles on Nutrition and Health:
False and Misleading Margarine Commercials
Is Eating Just Before Bedtime Good or Bad?
Therapeutic Magnets—A Possible Mechanism for Their Alleged Benefits
How Much Protein Should One Consume?
“Natural” Flavors
The Cause and Prevention of Leg Cramps
Is Canned Mackerel a Natural Source of Omega 3?
Is High-Fructose Corn Syrup More Fattening Than Cane Sugar?
Water and Other Beverages
Hunger Pangs—What They are and How to Alleviate Them
Vegetarianism Pros and Cons
Why Diets Fail
Overweight: its Causes and How it Can be Reversed by Natural Means
True and False Hunger
Heartburn and Acid Reflux
A Possible Link Between Digestion and Arthritis and Allergies
Therapeutic Fasting
Are Double-Blind Experiments Valid?
Red Wine?
Are Supplements a Waste of Money?
Problems with the Food Pyramid
Additional Articles on Nutrition and Health

Articles on Kinetic Awareness® (KA):
Recognizing and Attaining Optimal Alignment of Knees, Ankles, and Arches
How to Educate and Improve Your Lower Back
Relieving a Stiff Neck Using Kinetic Awareness Principles
Is it Possible for Muscles to Actively Extend?

Books and Videos Available for Purchase

Links to Other T’ai-Chi, Ch’i-Kung, and Movement-Arts Websites

Sayings—By Famous People, Fortune Cookies, and Others

Find Martial Arts Schools in Your Area

Index of Articles and Key Words

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