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Published on Aug 11, 2012
Ruyu-style Taijiquan - Taiji Form, Section 1, (c) Old Oak Taiji School, August 2012
Jacob Newell performs section 1 of Ruyu-style Taijiquan solo form (mirror-view).
Some Principles of Ruyu Taiji: -Drop the pelvis and suspend the head-top -Drop all the weight into one foot, empty the other leg -Keep the elbows down and relax the shoulders -Keep the hips & shoulders together (turn in and out of the hip joint) -Separate weight shifts from turns -Relax everything downward...heavy below, light above
Note: This video is intended to augment personal instruction at Old Oak Taiji School. Please be advised that a video is not a substitute for personal instruction.