Are No Secrets: Professor Cheng Man-Ch'Ing and His Tai Chi Chuan
- By Wolfe Lowenthal. Pearls of wisdom from Professor Cheng Man-ching.
Every time you read it, you will always find something new, something
that you didn't see before. You will want to read some chapters
over and over again. It's simplicity and informal style makes
it easy to follow. The author recants his experiences as a student
of Cheng Man-Ching. Overflowing with information and guidance
on Tai Chi Chuan, Push hands and internal energy. Many short self-contained
and brief chapters.
Tai Chi Book: Refining and Enjoying a Lifetime of Practice (Ymaa
Book Series, 32.) - by Robert Chuckrow and James C. O'Leary
(Editor) - Perceptive insight to wide ranging aspects of Tai Chi.
Robert Chuckrow is a physics Ph.D. as well as a Cheng Man Ching
Tai Chi instructor and is able to present Tai Chi Chuan in a manner
accessible to Westerners. He comes across as just just another
Tai Chi player sharing his experiences. "...well-balanced,
down-to-earth, and complete." What's most worthwhile in the
book are the detailed descriptions of difficult and not always
intuitive terms and concepts, including alignment, breathing,
eating, chi, learning Tai Chi, push hands, stances, stretching,
the Cheng Man Ching form, and warming up. Has answers to the questions
you always wanted to ask... but never did.
Chi Chuan; A Simplified Method of Calisthenics for Health,
- The original classic text by Cheng Man-Ching.
Tzu's Thirteen Treatises on T'Ai Chi Ch'Uan - Translation
of a great Tai Chi Classic by Cheng Man-ch'ing
of Tai Chi Chuan: The Literary Tradition - A collection of
brief poetic classic writings from the great tai chi masters.
Translated by Benjamin Pang Jeng Lo, one of Cheng Man-ch'ing's
most accomplished students.
Chi Ch'Uan Ta Wen, Questions and Answers on T'Ai Chi Boxing
- A short book written in 1939 by grandmaster Ch'en wei-ming,
a student of the famous Yang Chen-fu. Translated by Ben Lo and
The Supreme Ultimate Exercise for Health - A classic text
by the famous grandmaster Cheng Man-ch'ing and his first Western
student Robert W. Smith.
Cheng's New Method of T'Ai Chi Self-Cultivation - By Cheng
Man-Ch'Ing: Master of Five Excellences - By Cheng Man-Ch'Ing
to the Miraculous : Further Explorations in the Tao of Cheng Man-Ch'Ing;
Man-Ching's Advanced Tai-Chi Form Instructions
Man-Ch'Ing: Essays on Man and Culture - By Cheng Man-Ch'Ing