This3rd edition includes a new and easy-to-follow layout. Each technique ispresented in four to six large photographs with detailed instructions on how toperform the movements. Motion arrows are used on the photographs to help you executethe movements correctly.DISCOVER THE MARTIAL ESSENCE OF TAICHI CHUANHere's your chance to take the next step in your tai chi journeyMartialapplications found within tai chi chuan are a direct link to your tai chi as aform of self-defense. When you study the martial side of tai chi, you can becomeproficient in a variety of high-level skills, including sensing, neutralizing,yielding, striking, chin na, and even throwing.Ifyou know a tai chi form, you are going to discover the essence of yourmovements by becoming aware of their martial applications.Ifyou are practicing tai chi pushing hands, you will greatly improve your skills withthis understanding of martial applications.Ifyou are ready, you are going to love the amazing tai chi fighting set. Thisfully choreographed set (requires a partner) will combine all your tai chiskills into one 5-minute routine.This book includes * Martial applications for the Yang-style longform * Martial applications for Yang-style tai chipushing hands * The complete Yang-style tai chi fighting set For any style of tai chi chuan, this book will be important forpractitioners who wish to develop a deeper understanding and advanced skills. * Learn how to analyze the forms anddefense applications in your tai chi, gaining higher-level knowledge of your style.* Discover the martial applications ofYang style. These insights will give you greater understanding of your own art.* Find inspiration. Master Yang'swriting will inspire you to investigate the martial applications of your taichi style.