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“Tai Chi Chuan”

Feb
12
2014

Restocked: Tai Chi, Green Dragon, and Chuo Jiao

How’s that for a mix? We got a few more copies of some books that have been gone for a while…unfortunately, even when they come in we don’t always get the quantity we ordered, but here they are (click to go to pages):

Feb
26
2013

Excerpts from our Favorites

The Japanese challenger said, “I am going to use hard strength to take your arm in a lock and break it. Let’s see if you can use your soft energy to overcome that!”

Sep
15
2012

Chen ZhengLei’s Taijiquan Manuals–In English!

Grandmaster Chen ZhengLei, of course, is one of the tigers of Chen Style Taijiquan…

Jul
24
2012

Two Books by a Master of Yang style

To some people Wei Shu Ren shas proven himself a top teacher of Yang style Tai Chi.

Jun
27
2012

Chen Xiao Wang book, back among its friends

Just a quick note to say that we received a few more copies  of Chen Xiao Wang’s Chen style 38 Moves Taijiquan book. It’s a small manual but a nice reference with over 250 illustrations, along with some remarks on Taijiquan styles, and even some usage for the moves. Only a few copies…

Oct
8
2011

Useful Tai Chi Chuan

Generally, the words “Internal Damage” are not considered a good thing. But several years ago, when Shifu Glenn Hairston released his DVD with that name, we celebrated his martial and correct approach to Tai Chi Chuan: a concentration on the usage of this effective martial art. Now we have more to applaud: his new three […]

Jul
4
2011

The Passing of Robert Smith

July 1st, Robert Smith passed away. Someone in the martial arts field once called him “the Grand-daddy of us all.”

May
17
2011

The Book of Wu

Here is an important text we have to offer for the first time.

Mar
1
2011

A New Book on Zheng Manqing

For those interested in at least one version—and a widely accepted one—of Zheng’s achievements, this will be a thorough and interesting read…

Dec
5
2010

The Tai Chi of Hong Jun Sheng

…a fateful event occurred which was personally important for Hong and at the same time of major import for Tai Chi…

Aug
29
2010

And Taiji too? And Taiji too…

YES! we have restocked two very important and hard to find Taijiquan texts too…just look!

Aug
3
2010

Sifu Ma Hong LIVE at Plum!

Last week we announced our excitement over the SIX Ma Hong DVDs that we had reviewed, and were expecting. Well, the wait is over! They are ALL here and ready for sale. We are not big ‘gushers’ here at Plum, but this series is pretty exciting. There is a certain intimacy in these DVDs, that […]

Jun
11
2010

9 Songs, 81 Postures and a Book

Just a quick note to announce we have gotten this great book back in stock: “Annotations on Taijiquan’s Nine Songs and Eighty One Postures and other selections” by Wu Meng Hsia (Wu Meng Xia) & Wu Bei Feng. This english language book translates an important title in the Tai Chi canon…not always available, but we […]