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Taijiquan

China
Taijiquan. Taiji is popular as a health-improving exercise system but “quan” (fist) suggests that Taijiquan is a martial art the purpose of which is to win over a stronger and faster opponent without the use of one's own rough physical force. Each Taijiquan movement is a manifestation of one combination between eight basic power techniques (jin).

Founder

Chen Wangting
Chen Wangting
Founder

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