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Tensegrity: Development of Dynamic Balance and Internal Power in Taijiquan

By Michael Rosario Graycar and Rachel Tomlinson, M.Ed




Tensegrity: Development of Dynamic Balance and Internal Power in Taijiquan

In internal martial arts, such as Chen taijiquan, few practitioners can emulate the characteristics of the masters, particularly the “internal feeling.” Using the principles of tensegrity (tension integrity), this article explores the use of coordinated tension and compression to develop whole-body balance and power in taijiquan.

SOURCE: Journal of Asian Martial Arts, Vol. 19 No. 3 (2010): 18 pages.


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