An excellent read on Tai Chi and a must have book to add to your collection.
The Taijiquan Classics An Annotated Translation
Taijiquan enthusiasts around the world have used the TaijiquanClassics as a touchstone for almost two centuries yet much about the classics has remained mysterious and unexamined.
The Taijiquan Classics An Annotated Translation fiest takes the reader on a journey through the colorful history of taijiquan, its personalites, and its controversies. Taking a close look at the Classics, the book then poses questions about their authorship, dating, contents, and transmission.
Finally, author Barbara Davis offers a fresh translation and throrough annotation of the five core textof the Yang Family Classics and Chen Weiimings’s commentary from the 1920s. Chen commentary appears here for the first time in English. Using these texts as a springboard, Davis explores the meaning of the Classics and hoe they can help people deepen their practice.