Archive for February 2009

Importance of Waist Rotation in Taijiquan

One of the most important techniques in Taijiquan, as well as in almost all martial arts, is the need to rotate your waist while you are executing various forms. This is true whether you are doing warm up exercises, doing the forms in one of the Taijiquan form sets (e.g., the Simplified Yang Style 24 […]

Misplaced Priority and Its Social Impacts

Salaries of Top-Level Professional Sports The top 10 picks in last year’s National Football League (NFL) draft signed contracts that guaranteed an average of $18.7 million over the lifetime of their contracts, usually four-to-six years.[1] This is the guaranteed amount; that means they could earn even more, perhaps much more, if they perform to their […]