Taiji Push Hands: Playing Guitar and Its Application

How to practice the classical Taichi move “Playing Guitar”? In this video, Master Byron Zhang shared his interpretation of the postures Playing Guitar in Tai Chi. He will share with you the application in push hands and show you the common mistakes. We truly believe there are numerous different ways one can learn Taiji, and hope this is one of many ways that will help you. If you like this kind of videos, we plan to produce a video series of more detailed explanations and push hand applications for each Taichi form.

In many of Byron’s videos, he will present various options for you to use in training. Some of them may suit your current state while others may be too simple or you may not be ready to comprehend at your current level. Master Wang Zhuang Hong in his book says: when you crossed the river, you no longer need the boat anymore. Also after you reached a new level, you may have to unlearn or discard some of the practices you used in the previous level.

This is a very useful video for your push hands practice by Master Byron. Please like it and share it with others.

Note that other Tai Chi styles or other levels may have different interpretations of this same topic, we hope people can appreciate this version.

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