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Tai Chi Videos for Beginners (Three videos for Tai Chi beginners. Each one feeds into the next in progression)
  1. EasyTaichi - This is the video I most recommend to beginners, seniors and people with health issues. The most important factors for novices learning from a video are that (a) the video be user friendly, and (b) that the form it teaches be both easy and convenient to practice in a small space. The Easy Tai Chi video was designed with these two criteria specifically in mind.
  2. Tai Chi - 6 Forms, 6 Easy Lessons - by Dr. Paul Lam. More advanced than Easy Tai Chi, it breaks down 6 fundamental forms from the Yang 24 routine into 6 lessons, with detailed explanation and repetition. The moves are presented in front and back angles, Dr. Lam commenting on the form. They are repeated several times and are relatively easy to follow for a beginner. Includes a 3-in-1 Qi Gong workout. Video DVD
  3. Once you have mastered the EasyTaiChi video and Lam's 6 Forms, 6 Easy Lessons, I recommend that you graduate to Dr. Lam's T'ai Chi: The 24 Forms (which comes in both Video and DVD) The Yang 24 is the most popular version of Tai Chi in the world. More Info on Dr. Paul Lam Videos
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Fictional Tai Chi Videos

Twin Warriors - Jet Li portrays the inventor of T'ai Chi. A bit campy with elaborate fight sequences and not historically correct... but fun none the less. The film is filled with one fight scene after another. The final fight may be one of the best best endings and fight scenes ever for the genre martial arts films. All the fight scenes by the legendary Yuen Woo Ping (''The Matrix'', ''Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon'', ''Drunken Master''). Yuen Woo-ping, Jet Li, Michelle Yeoh. DVD

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Yang / Wu / Sun / Chen Style Videos

T'ai Chi: The 24 Forms with Dr. Paul Lam - The Yang Style 24 form. (Video, DVD) The 2 hour tape has three segments. The 1st segment teaches 6 basic Qi Gong exercises. The 2nd part teaches the 7 most important/difficult movements of the form. The third is a detailed instruction of all the 24 movements.

Wu Style Tai-Chi - by Jiang Jianye. The tape shows the form twice from two angles and then shows each movement individually with instructions.

Sun Style Tai Chi 73 Forms - by Dr. Paul Lam. Sun Style Tai Chi 73 Forms. "Characterized by powerful Qigong exercises, agile steps and flowing movements" Chen Style Tai-chi-Chuan - by Yun Xiang Tseng. The 56 movement official Chinese government competition form

Chen Style Tai Chi- Old Frame First Routine - Director: Michael Chen

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Tai Chi Push Hands / Chin Na / Application Videos

The Best of American Tai-chi - 20 well known instructors demonstrating forms, push hands, applications and weapons at the famous Tai-Chi Farm. A must have for anyone serious about their Tai Chi. (The farm is now gone, so this video is a sort of collector's item). Buy it before it goes out of print!

Videos of Tai Chi application by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming (1) Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan and Its Applications (Yang Style 24 and 48 Forms with Martial Applications); (2) Tai Chi Chuan and Martial Applications;

Taiji Chin NA - by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming. Actual martial applications of Taiji's Chin NA grappling techniques hidden in the Yang style postures.

Dim-Mak: Death Point Striking - by Erle Montaigue (author of The Encyclopedia of Dim Mak... the Main Meridians). Dim-mak is a system of strikes to vital acupuncture points. Teaches martial and healing applications of the most dangerous points, plus setup points, multiple point strikes and neurological shutdown points. (this one is a book)

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Tai Chi Weapons (sword, saber, staff and fans)

Tai Chi Sword - by Master Shou-Yu Liang. Directed and voice over by Master Wen Ching Wu. Covers the 32 form Tai Chi sword. Each part is demonstrated four times. Includes both front and back views.

Traditional Chen Family Tai-chi Short Staff (Part 1) - by Shifu Jiang Jian-ye

Tai Chi Single Fan - by Master Helen Wu.

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Tai Chi Music CDs

Tai Chi Melody - by Shanghai Chinese Traditional Orchestra. Specifically composed for the practice of Tai Chi. One deficiency is the track for the Yang 24 form. It's only 6 minutes long... and as you become more senior you will want to slow the form down to 7 or 8 minutes.

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Tai Chi Videos for Seniors, Diabetics & Arthritis

Tai Chi Exercises for Seniors - by Bob Klein. Klein speaks clearly... and keeps everything easy and simple.

Tai Chi for Diabetes - by Dr. Paul Lam "Designed to help prevent & control diabetes". Done in sponsorship with Diabetes Australia.

T'ai Chi for Arthritis - by Dr. Paul Lam. Dr. Lam teaches 12 movements of Sun style (Commencing form, opening and closing hands, single whip, wave hands, opening and closing hands, brush knee, playing the lute, parry and punch, repulse monkey, push the mountain, opening and closing hands, close).

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