Category Archives: Tai Chi

Martial Applications Of Tai Chi Chuan’s Ward-Off Posture

The Ward-off posture is one of the most universally recognised postures in the Yang style of Tai Chi Chuan. Since it’s not an obvious kick or a punch, and doesn’t look overtly like a martial technique, it can be hard to figure out how to use it against an attacker. Continue reading

Posted in Bunkai, Tai Chi | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Russell Stutely On Pressure Point Fighting

Following on from my previous posting on Pressure Point fighting, I would like to quote from Russell Stutely, Europe’s leading authority on the subject. Continue reading

Posted in Karate, Kung Fu, Pressure point bunkai, Tae Kwon Do/Tang Soo Do/Hapkido, Tai Chi | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Does Pressure Point Fighting Really Work?

There is much debate in martial art circles about whether or not pressure point fighting is effective, especially under duress of a real confrontation. Find out here. Continue reading

Posted in Ju Jutsu, Karate, Kung Fu, Pressure point bunkai, Tae Kwon Do/Tang Soo Do/Hapkido, Tai Chi | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Chin Na in Tai Chi Chuan

A look at Tai Chi Chan push hands and how to use it for real self defence, rather than just competition. Continue reading

Posted in Bunkai, Tai Chi | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment