book is the CLASS READING MANUAL of the Shaolin Chi Mantis Traditional
Buddhist Gongfu and Taijiquan school.
Since 1992 Shaolin Chi Mantis
has taught the Yang Style Tai Chi Short Form in 16 lessons over
16 weeks along with historical and inspirational essays that correspond
to the Daoist intentions of each section of this unique martial
Richard Del Connor, referred
to as, "Buddha Zhen," or, "Shifu," by his
students, has been teaching this Yang Style Tai Chi Short Form
since 1984. Now, after using this book, Tai Chi Beginner,
in over 100 classes and testing it on more than 1,000 students
with required class reading sessions of the entire book -- we
bring you the Tai Chi Beginner - CLASS READING MANUAL.
The original Tai Chi Beginner - Yang Style of Shaolin Chi Mantis,
contains 444 photos detailing the entire workout and Tai Chi Beginner
This book has changed, improved
and saved hundreds of lives during the 1990s after Buddha Zhen
wrote this for his prison students in 1992.
Now required of all Shaolin Chi
Mantis, Buddha Kung Fu schools, and Tai Chi Youth students, this
book will be of benefit to Yoga practitioners who don't understand
what Tai Chi Chuan (Taijiquan) really is.
Classes by Buddha Zhen that have
utilized this manual have always exceeded classes that did not
use the book.
This CLASS READING MANUAL is
based upon the Tai Chi Beginner - Yang Style of Shaolin Chi
Mantis book, published in 1992 by Shaolin Communications and
written by Richard Del Connor, then known as "Sifu O'Connor."
This condensed version of the
original student manual excludes the 444 photos that teach the
basic kicks, punches, and SCM Yoga Routine. These remaining
text pages are required of all our Tai Chi students to be read
in class. Based upon two decades of reading and utilizing this
Tai Chi Beginner book, Buddha Zhen has created this new
version for the convenience of his students to use and read in
class, on iPhones or iPads...
Richard Del Connor, American
philosopher and "Buddhist Scientist," founded Buddha
Kung Fu in 2008, and the nonprofit organization, Tai Chi Youth,
in 1996. The Shaolin Chi Mantis school is the original Kung Fu
school created in 1992, from which all other programs and styles
are derived from.
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