Site Overview

The www.dontow.com is the website of Don M. Tow. It contains articles in three topical categories (or pages): Political/Social Commentary, Taiji, and Other Topics.  Currently, a new release of this website is published usually every three months.  The website also has a fourth category “Soccer” about the soccer book that I published in 2006.

Any article in a particular category can be accessed via the corresponding category on the menu bar at the top of the page.  Any article in a particular release can be accessed via the corresponding release on the right sidebar.

This website began in October 2006, and the website has been redesigned twice, once in October 2008, and the second time in November 2009.

We welcome comments from readers.  Readers can directly submit their comments at the end of any article.

Can Taiji Be of General Appeal to Youths?

Taiji is an established and well-known exercise around the world, especially in China.  Why the majority of people who practice Taiji are senior citizens?  Why there are not many young people, like teenagers and younger, who practice Taiji?  Furthermore, why we seldom see children, like 10 and younger, in a Taiji class?

This article answers the question whether Taiji is a useful and relevant exercise for youths and children. [1]  It answers that question in the affirmative, and it discusses how we can make Taiji appeal to youths and children, as well as to their parents who have a strong influence in how their children should spend their time.  There are two main reasons why Taiji Is a worthwhile exercise for youths and children:

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Educational Webinar Program

Because the deluge of Western mass media reports and government pronouncements (especially pronouncements from the U.S. government) contain numerous fabricated accusations against China, for the interest of humanity, including the interest of the citizens of the U.S., this development must not be left unchallenged. [1]

As part of the initial program of the Coalition Peace Initiative, an educational webinar program has been set up with the first webinar to begin on Wednesday, September 22, 2021, 8:00-9:00 PM (East Coast Time), that will be recurrent for the subsequent eight Wednesdays. The 9 webinars will cover three topics with each topic discussed in three webinars each.

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