Archive for December 2008

Martial Applications of Taijiquan

Although Taijiquan is better known in the West as an excellent exercise that is very beneficial for health, especially for adults and senior citizens, Taijiquan was invented several hundred years ago as a martial art. It is still an excellent martial art. It emphasizes deflection, redirection of opponent’s force, utilization of opponent’s motion to get […]

The Journey Towards Peace and Reconciliation

The attached 13-minute video describes the powerful and deep emotional impacts experienced by a Canadian teacher who participated in the 2008 “Peace and Reconciliation Study Tour to China” (also known as “China Study Tour”[1]). The trip provided her an opportunity to meet victims of sexual slavery, military slavery, germ warfare, and the Nanking Massacre. Meeting […]