Welcome to Taijiquan


To the taijiquan (Tai Chi Chuan) resource and learning hub for beginners. This website was started with the goal of providing access to good resources and support material that are easy to follow and understand.

“Keep it simple and focus on what matters. Don't let yourself be overwhelmed.”

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551 BC
Great Wall

History of Taijiquan

The origins, history and evolution of taijiquan can be very interesting, but sometimes difficult or confusing to understand. Folk law and mythology shroud the origins of taijiquan.

The Styles of Taijiquan

There are many styles of Taijiquan, but the five major styles (in the order of the time of origin) are Chen, Yang, Wu Hao, Wu, Sun. Even within each style there are many variations.

Chinese man practising taijiquan

Tips and Resources

Searching online for learning resources will return a large number of results. But how do you know which are good, relevant and accurate? Following is a selection of tips and resources that are specific to taijiquan and are designed to support and guide your learning.

Influential Figures

A list of legendary and historic individuals that have had a significant influence on the development or dissemination of taijiquan.

YouTube Videos​

Watching practitioners perform their taijiquan can be helpful in developing a greater understanding of the practical implementation.

Tips and Stuff

A compiled list of interesting facts that you may not be aware of and a selection of practise tips specific to your taijiquan practice.

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