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Tai Chi & Chi Kung Institute Catalogue
Updated 1st November - 2014

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Book - Chi Kung Shibashi 1st Set 18 Forms DVD - Chi Kung Shibashi 1st Set 18 Forms Chart - Tai Chi Yang 24 Forms DVD - Tai Chi Yang 24 Forms Book - Dao Yin Respiratory Set Book - Wild Goose Qigong
Book - The Way to Locate Acupoints Book - Yang Style Taijiquan 103 Forms Book - Believe it or Not: Ancient and Mysterious Chinese Qigong Video - Yang Chi Kung 21 Forms Book - Questions and Answers Vol. 1

太極氣功 十八式

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Esssential for serious Chi Kung ( Qi Gong) Instructors & students!

NEW from China!

1. Dao Yin Qi Gong - DVDs Click here for Dao Yin price list

4 Health & Medical Qi Gong ( Chi Kung) sets

Heart, Respiratory, Diabetes, Fitness & Wellbeing sets.

DVD & Text Book or notes- A$27.50

Book - Dao Yin Respiratory Set Book - Dao Yin Heart Set

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2. CHQA - China : DVDs Click here for CHQA price list

Chinese Health Qigong Association's - DVDs & Textbooks

4 Traditional Qi Gong ( Chi Kung) sets


DVD & Text Book - A$27.50 Click Here to view some details.

Ba Duan Jin (8 Silk Qi Gong movements) kind of "Chinese Yoga"

Yi Jin Jing ( Exercises to extend & stretch the body) a kind of "Chinese Yoga"

Wu Qin Xi (5 Animal Qi Gong forms)

Liu Zi Jui ( Six Secrets sounds & exercises)

( Language- English & Chinese Mandarine)

Postage for these items: All items are sent by Express Post to any where in Australia
$6.00 - $9.50 of up to 500gms bag (1 - 2 DVD & textbook)

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Esssential for serious Tai Chi Instructors & students!

Tai Chi - By Master Wu Dong

Sun Tai chi (73 forms) - ( Language- Text book English/Chinese - DVD/ VCD Chinese Mandarine)

Chen Tai chi (56 forms) - ( Language- Text book English/Chinese - DVD/VCD Chinese Mandarine)

VCD & Text Book A$27.50 plus postsge.

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Chi Kung (Qi Gong) - Books.

Book - Chi Kung Shibashi 1st Set 18 Forms
(Sample)
Chi Kung (Qi Gong) - Acucise your way to health
Taiji Qi Gong Shibashi: 1st Set

太極氣功 十八式 by Master Allan Kelson
(English; 67 pages, b&w, illustrated; 14.5x21cm)

The first in our series of Taiji Qigong Shibashi textbooks, this book covers the introductory set of 18 forms of Chi Kung as taught to our students. This form is a combination of moving and static Chi Kung, is easy to learn, and quickly enables the practitioner to obtain chi and health benefits.

This book contains over 110 pictures, and covers preparatory stages and finishing stages in detail, along with the 18 movements of the form.

DVD also available A$22.00

"2014 special "-

Buy the DVD & receive the Textbook complimentry"

$9.00 AUD

Book - Chi Kung Shibashi 2nd Set 18 Forms
(Sample)
Chi Kung (Qi Gong) - Energy for life
Taiji Qi Gong Shibashi: 2nd Set

太極氣功 十八式 by Master Allan Kelson
(English; 64 pages, b&w, illustrated; 14.5x21cm) $9.00 AUD

The second in our series of Taiji Qi Gong Shibashi textbooks, this book covers the more advanced second set of 18 forms as taught to our students. The movements in this set are more challenging and physically demanding than the first, and the set can be practiced either in conjunction with the first, or on its own.

This book contains over 100 pictures, and covers preparatory stages and finishing stages in detail, along with the 18 movements of the form. (B& W)

DVD also available A$22.00

"2012 special "

Buy the DVD & receive the Textbook complimentry"

$9.00 AUD
Book - Dao Yin Respiratory Set
(Sample)
Dao Yin Chi Kung (Qi Gong) - Respiratory Set
Yiqi Yang Fei Gong

with Master Allan Kelson
(English; 44 pages, b&w, illustrated; 14.5x21cm)

New -: VCD NOW available - see below

The first in our series of Dao Yin textbooks, this book covers the Dao Yin Respiratory Set in 8 forms - one set of exercises of Daoyin Yangsheng Gong, developed by Zhang Guangde. According to research and clinical application in China, the set was designed to prevent and cure colds, bronchitis, pulmonary emphysema and other respiratory diseases.

This textbook contains over 72 (B & W)pictures, and covers acupuncture point location, preparatory and finishing stages in detail, along with the 8 movements of the form.

Text book - $9.00 AUD

New : Dao Yin from China .
Ideal reference video .

VCD - $15 or DVD $25.00

( Language- Chinese Mandarin with Chinese Music)

Book - Dao Yin Heart Set
(Sample)
Dao Yin Chi Kung (Qi Gong) - Heart Set
ShuXin PingXue Gong

with Master Allan Kelson
(English; b&w, illustrated; 14.5x21cm)

New -: DVD NOW available - see below.

The second in our series of Dao Yin textbooks, this book covers the Dao Yin Heart Set in 8 forms - one set of exercises of Daoyin Yangsheng Gong, developed by Zhang Guangde. According to research and clinical application in China, the set was designed to prevent and cure hypertension, hypotension, coronary heart disease, tachycardia and other cardiovascular diseases.

This textbook contains over 72 (B & W) pictures, and covers acupuncture point location, preparatory and finishing stages in detail, along with the 8 movements of the form.

Text book - $9.00 AUD

New : Dao Yin DVD from China.
Ideal reference video $25.00 AUD.

( Language- Chinese Mandarin with Chinese Music)

Book - Wild Goose Qigong
(Sample)
Wild Goose Qigong (Da Yan)
by Yang Meijun
(English & Chinese; 73 pages, b&w, illustrated; 14x21cm)

This book contains the first set of 64 Actions of Da Yan, or Wild Goose, Chi Kung - one of the most popular sets in China. It includes 77 diagrams and detailed explanations of the movements, along with guides for practice and information about the exercises from the Traditional Chinese Medicine perspective.

"also available DVD"
Master Allan Kelson's demonstration of the whole 64 forms.

This demonstration was filmed in 1993 at the Fragrant Hills near Beijing, during the World Medical Qi Gong Conference held there.

This Video, now transferred onto DVd-R (Pal) format, is Not a step-by-step video for beginners, however is is very useful for current & previous students as a reference for home practice. Cost A$27.50 ( when purchases with the textbook A$22.00)

$11.00 AUD
Book - Believe it or Not: Ancient and Mysterious Chinese Qigong Believe it or Not
Ancient and Mysterious Chinese Qigong

by Zeng Qingnan
(English; 131 pages, b&w, illustrated; 12x18.5cm)

Published in China, this book introduces Chi Kung, its history and applications in improving health and the treatment of disease. It includes a chapter on scientific experimentation on Chi and Chi Kung, as well as an introduction to Chi Kung principles and some basic Chi Kung exercises, including Baduanjin (eight graceful forms).

$9.00 AUD
Book - Chinese Qigong: A Unique Fitness Art Chinese Qigong - A Unique Fitness Art
by Foreign Language Press, China
(English; 23 pages, illustrated; 11x18cm)

This book is part of the "China - Facts and Figures" series, published by the Foreign Language Press, Beijing. It discusses the elements of Chi Kung practice, its therapeutic effects, and introduces some basic static postures and exercises.

$4.00 AUD
Book - Chinese Qigong Therapy
(Sample)
Chinese Qigong Therapy
Compiled by Zhang Mingwu & Sun Xingyuan
(English; 264 pages, b&w, illustrated; 14x20.5cm)

Focusing on the therapeutic benefits of Chi Kung, this interesting book is a more clinical introduction the basic principles of Chi Kung, Traditional Chinese Medicine concept of meridians and their application in treatment of disease.

A number of exercises are presented, with specific sets provided for the treatment of cancer and hypertension. The book concludes with case studies illustrating the prescription of these exercises within the clinic.

Sold Out & No longer available - $33.00 AUD
Book - Qigong Essentials for Health Promotion
(Sample)
Qigong Essentials for Health Promotion
by Jiao Guorui
(English; hard cover, 256 pages, b&w, illustrated; 14.5x21cm)

For those looking for a more detailed discussion of Chi Kung, this book includes excellent information on essentials for practise, history and the Traditional Chinese Medicine applications of Chi Kung in treatment and promotion of health.

The book presents a large number of Chi Kung exercises - standing, sitting, lying down and walking types - along with Hua Tuo's Frolics of Five Animals (Wuqinxi) and Internal Chi Kung self-massage.

Sold Out & No longer available- $33.00 AUD

Chi Kung (Qi Gong) - Charts

Chart - Taiji Chi Kung Shibashi - 1st Set 18 Forms
(Sample)
A Hanging Chart on Taiji Qigong in 18 Forms
by Lin Housheng
太極氣功 十八式 (English; 19.5x26.5cm - folds out to 78x106cm)

This is a single sided chart, produced in China and authored by the creator of the set, which presents the first set of Taiji Qigong Shibashi in 18 forms. This form (taught to beginners at the Institute) is a combination of moving and static Chi Kung, is easy to learn, and quickly enables the practitioner to obtain chi and health benefits.

The chart is suitable for hanging as an aid to memory when performing the set, and uses 34 diagrams with explanations to describe the movements.

$15.00 AUD

Chi Kung (Qi Gong) - Videos & DVDs

Plus- New Dao Yin VCD's see above.

Video - Chi Kung Shibashi 1st Set 18 Forms Chi Kung (Qi Gong) - Acucise your way to health
Taiji Qi Gong Shibashi: 1st Set

太極氣功 十八式 by Master Allan Kelson
(English; 33 minutes; VHS / PAL / Rated [G])

This is the 1st reference video/ DVD ever produced in Australia on this set.

The first in our series of Taiji Qigong Shibashi reference videos, this tape covers the introductory set of 18 forms of Chi Kung as taught to our students. This form is a combination of moving and static Chi Kung, is easy to learn, and quickly enables the practitioner to obtain chi and health benefits.

First Introduced to Australia in 1988 by Allan Kelson & Benny Smit

Now on DVD

DVD - Chi Kung Shibashi 1st Set 18 Forms Chi Kung (Qi Gong) DVD
Taiji Qi Gong Shibashi: 1st Set

太極氣功 十八式 by Master Allan Kelson
(English; 31 minutes; PAL DVD-R / Rated [G] / Region Free)

"2nd set also available"

This DVD-R covers the introductory set of 18 forms of Chi Kung as taught to our students. This form is a combination of moving and static Chi Kung, is easy to learn, and quickly enables the practitioner to obtain chi and health benefits. There are convenient chapter jump points for each form!

"2014 special"

Buy the DVD & receive the Textbook complimentry"

$22.00 AUD
Video - Chi Kung Shibashi 2nd Set 18 Forms Chi Kung (Qi Gong) - Energy for life
Taiji Qi Gong Shibashi: 2nd Set

太極氣功 十八式 by Master Allan Kelson
(Enlish; VHS / PAL / Rated [G])

This is the 1st reference video/DVD ever produced in Australia on this set.

The second in our series of Taiji Qi Gong Shibashi reference videos, this tape covers the more advanced second set of 18 forms as taught to our students. The movements in this set are more challenging and physically demanding than the first, and the set can be practiced either in conjunction with the first, or on its own.

Filmed on location in China, this tape covers the 18 movements of the form -

Quality: ordinary but useful for eager students.

DVD available $20.00

Video - Yang Chi Kung 21 Forms Yang Chi Kung (Qi Gong) 21 Postures
by Master Allan Kelson
(English; VHS PAL or DVD-R/ Rated [G])

This is the 1st & only reference video / DVD, ever produced in Australia & the world on this set.

Yang Chi Kung is a semi-static set of movements, co-ordinated with the breath and a focus on special acupoints. This set helps to increase the volume of Chi in the acupuncture meridians.

Filmed on location in the Double Dragon Pavilion in Beijing China, this tape covers the 21 postures of the form.

Now on DVD available $25.00

New - Text book now available $9

Tai Chi (Taijiquan) - Books

Book - Taijiquan
(Sample)
24 Forms Taijiquan Picture Book
(Chinese; 78 pages, illustrated; 20x14cm)

This book consists of a series of nearly 200 large black and white photographs, which clearly illustrate the postures and movements of the standard Yang Style Tai Chi in 24 Forms (Beijing 24).

This is an inexpensive study aid for those students who may want a good visual guide to the form.

$9.00 AUD
Book - Taijiquan
(Sample)
Taijiquan
by Foreign Language Press, China
(English; 23 pages, illustrated; 11x18cm)

This book is part of the "China - Facts and Figures" series, published by the Foreign Language Press, Beijing. It discusses the elements of Tai Chi practice before presenting Yang Style Tai Chi in 24 Forms (Beijing 24) in words and then 173 diagrams of the movements.

This is an inexpensive study aid for students who may need assistance in remembering the sequence of forms between lessons. The major difference between this book and the chart which we also have available is that the written section is separated from the diagrams.

$5.50 AUD
Book - Basics of Taiji Quan
(Sample)
Basics of Taiji Quan
by Li Xingdong
(English; 102 pages, b&w, illustrated; 13.5x20.5cm)

This book is part of the "Chinese Wushu Series", published by the Foreign Language Press, Beijing. It introduces the history and development of Tai Chi and the major schools of Tai Chi.

Yang Style Tai Chi in 24 Forms (Beijing 24) is presented with detailed description and diagrams of the movements. This includes discussion of the basics - key points for technique, stances, footwork and hand forms, along with notes for the practitioner and quotes from Classical Tai Chi texts.

$11.00 AUD
Book - Yang Style Taijiquan 103 Forms Yang Style Taijiquan
103 Forms

by Yang Zhendou
(English; 291 pages, b&w, illustrated; 15x22cm)

This is the authoritative textbook on traditional Yang Style 103 Form Tai Chi, written and demonstrated by Yang Zhendou (Allan Kelson's teacher), the keeper of the style. It contains comprehensive discussion of essentials for Tai Chi practice, with particular emphasis on the Yang style.

This book contains over 600 pictures, and covers Yang style postures and applications, along with the 103 movements of the form.

$33.00 AUD
Book - Sun Style Taijiquan - 73 Forms
(Sample)
Sun Style Taijiquan, 73 Forms
by Beijing University of Sports Education, China
(English; 72 pages, b&w, illustrated; 14.5x21cm)

This is the English textbook for students studying Sun Style at the Beijing University of Sports Education in China, which we reprint here for students of the Institute with permission.

This book presents the Sun Style Tai Chi Competition Routine in 73 Forms, illustrated with 177 diagrams and accompanied by written descriptions. It also contains a floor plan, which outlines the distribution of movements in the routine.

Available to Current Students Only - Price TBA
Book - Tai Chi: TuiShou (Pushing Hands) Set
(Sample)
Tai Chi TuiShou, Pushing Hands Set
by Beijing University of Sports Education, China
(English; 27 pages, b&w, illustrated; 14.5x21cm)

This is an English textbook for beginning students studying TuiShou, or Pushing Hands. produced by the Beijing University of Sports Education in China, which we reprint here for Institute students with permission.

This book pres4ents a number of two-person exercises, illustrated with 62 diagrams and accompanied by written descriptions. These start with basic exercises and drills, and move through push hands with static feet up to push hands with moving feet.

Available to Current Students Only - Price TBA
Book - Taijiquan
(Sample)



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(Photo & sample not yet available.)

New : 42 Tai Chi VCD from China.

By Master Wu Dong.

42 Forms Taijiquan Picture Book
(Chinese; 86 pages, illustrated; 20x14cm)

This book consists of a series of large black and white photographs, which clearly illustrate the postures and movements of the 42 Forms Competition Set of Tai Chi.

This is an inexpensive study aid for those students who may want a good visual guide to the form. $9.00 AUD

New : 42 Tai Chi VCD from China


(Plays well on most computers & dvd players. )

By: Master Wu Dong - Beijing China.


Ideal reference video for the serious practioner.

( Language- Chinese Mandarin)

$22.00 AUD.

Also available: The companion Textbook with photos.
(Language- English & Chinese.)

$15.00 AUD.

Book - Tai Chi Competition 42 Forms
(Sample)
42 Forms Taijiquan
(Chinese; 178 pages, b&w, illustrated; 13x18.5cm)

This book presents the 42 Forms Combined Competition Set illustrated in 193 diagrams, including a detailed section on footwork. Written descriptions accompanying the diagrams are in Chinese only.

$9.00 AUD
Book - Taiji: 48 Forms and Swordplay
(Sample)
Taiji: 48 Forms & Swordplay
by China Sports Editorial Board, China
(English; 222 pages, b&w, illustrated; 11.5x18.5cm)

Book three in the "China Sports" series, this book presents both Combined Tai Chi in 48 Forms and Tai Chi Sword in 32 Forms, both devised by China's State Commission for Physical Culture and Sports to provide a further challenge for those who have completed the Yang Style Tai Chi in 24 Forms (also called Simplified Tai Chi or Beijing 24 Forms).

This book contains some historical information on Tai Chi, and basic guiding principles for both the Tai Chi and Sword forms presents. The Tai Chi in 48 Forms is illustrated in 257 diagrams, accompanied by written descriptions. The Sword in 32 Forms is illustrated in 61 diagrams, also accompanied by written descriptions.

Sold Out & No longer available- AUD
Book - Taiji Boxing in 48 Forms
(Sample)
Taiji Boxing in 48 Forms
by China Sports Editorial Board, China
(Chinese & English; 203 pages, b&w, illustrated; 14x21cm)

Book twelve in the "Chinese Kung-Fu" series, this book presents the Combined Tai Chi in 48 Forms, devised by China's State Commission for Physical Culture and Sports to provide a further challenge for those who have completed the Yang Style Tai Chi in 24 Forms (also called Simplified Tai Chi or Beijing 24 Forms).

This book, presented in both Chinese and English, contains some historical information on Tai Chi, and basic guiding principles and techniques. The Tai Chi in 48 Forms is illustrated in 257 diagrams, accompanied by written descriptions.

$15.00 AUD
Book - Chen Style Taijiquan
(Sample)
Chen Style Taijiquan
by Feng Zhiqiang, Feng Dabiao, Chen Xiaowang
(English; 227 pages, b&w, illustrated; 15x22cm)

Presented in two parts, this book begins with the detailed illustration and explanation of the martial arts applications of Chen Style Tai Chi, Series 1 (83 Forms - new frame, Xin Jia) and 2 (71 Forms - old frame, Lao Jia). Some discussion of Pushing Hands is also included.

The latter part of the book illustrates Chen Style 38 Form, as compiled by Chen Xiaowang. Containing over 400 photographs of these respected teachers, this is an excellent reference for Chen Style Tai Chi.

Allan Kelson was the 1st person to bring Master Chen Xiao Wang to Australia and introduce him to the Tai Chi & Wu Shu community around Australia in 1990.

Allan was also the 1st to receive private personal training with him in this 38 forms set.

$33.00 AUD

Tai Chi (Taijiquan) - Charts

Chart - Tai Chi Yang 24 Forms
(Sample)
How to do Taijiquan
Yang Style Simplified Tai Chi (Beijing 24)

published by China Pictorial
(English; 12x25cm - folds out to 72x50cm)

This is a double sided chart, presenting the Yang Style in 24 Forms (also called Beijing 24 or Simplified Tai Chi) using 174 diagrams to demonstrate the movement with accompanying text.
    As with the Taijiquan book (see above), this is an inexpensive study aid for students who may need assistance in remembering the sequence of forms between lessons. The major difference between this chart and the Taijiquan book is that the written section is presented together with the movements.

$7.50 AUD

Tai Chi (Taijiquan) - Videos & DVDs

Video - Tai Chi Yang 24 Forms Tai Chi Reference Video (1992): Yang Style 24 Forms (also known as Beijing 24)
by Master Allan Kelson
(English; 33 minutes; VHS / PAL / Rated [G])

This reference video / DVD begins with an introduction to Tai Chi with a group demonstration of the Yang Style Tai Chi in 24 Forms (Beijing 24). This is followed by individual demonstration of the eight flow patterns from the form and then the Yang Style Tai Chi in 24 Forms (Beijing 24 or Simplified Tai Chi) as taught to our students.

Now Only on DVD
DVD - Tai Chi Yang 24 Forms Tai Chi DVD: Yang Style 24 Forms (Beijing 24)
by Master Allan Kelson
(English; 27 minutes; PAL DVD-R / Rated [G] / Region Free)

This DVD-R begins with an introduction to Tai Chi with a group demonstration of the Yang Style Tai Chi in 24 Forms (Beijing 24). This is followed by individual demonstration of the eight flow patterns from the form and then the Yang Style Tai Chi in 24 Forms (Beijing 24 or Simplified Tai Chi) as taught to our students. There are convenient chapter jump points for each flow pattern and form - no more waiting!

"DVD Special $22.00 AUD

Weapons Sets - Books

Book - Taijiquan
(Sample)
32 Forms Sword Picture Book
(Chinese; 70 pages, illustrated; 20x14cm)

This book consists of a series of 169 large black and white photographs, which clearly illustrate the postures and movements of the 32 Forms Tai Chi Sword Set.

This is an inexpensive study aid for those students who may want a good visual guide to the form.

$9.00 AUD
Book - Taijiquan
(Sample)




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(Photo & sample not yet available.)

New : 42 Sword VCD from China.

By Master Wu Dong.

42 Forms Sword Picture Book
(Chinese; 82 pages, illustrated; 20x14cm)

This book consists of a series of large black and white photographs, which clearly illustrate the postures and movements of the 42 Forms Tai Chi Sword Set.

This is an inexpensive study aid for those students who may want a good visual guide to the form.

$9.00 AUD

New : 42 Sword VCD from China
(Plays well on most computers & dvd players. )

By: Master Wu Dong - Beijing China.


Ideal reference video for the serious
practioner. $22.00 AUD.

( Language- Chinese Mandarin)

Also available the companion Textbook with photos.
(Language- English & Chinese.)

$22.00 AUD.

Book - Cudgel: Long Stick Set
(Sample)
Cudgel - Long Stick Set, 32 Forms
by Beijing University of Sports Education, China
(English; 43 pages, b&w, illustrated; 14.5x21cm)

This is the English textbook for students studying Cudgel (the long pole or long stick) at the Beijing University of Sports Education in China, which we reprint here for students of the Institute with permission.

This book presents the a Cudgel Routine in 32 Forms, illustrated with 76 diagrams and accompanied by written descriptions.

Available to Current Students Only - Price TBA

Sword & Weapons Sets - Videos

Video - Tai Chi Sword in 32 Forms Sword Reference Video: Tai Chi Sword in 32 Forms- Basic video - Mainly for institute students
by Master Allan Kelson
(English; 35 minutes; VHS / PAL / Rated [G]) N/A - DVD only

This is the 1st reference video ever produced in Australia on this set.

This reference video covers the Official Tai Chi Sword in 32 Forms as taught to our students. This is the sword set which was devised by China's State Commission for Physical Culture and Sports to provide a further challenge for those who have completed the Yang Style Tai Chi in 24 Forms (also called Simplified Tai Chi or Beijing 24 Forms).

It includes a group demonstration of the set by 80 performers from the 1991 International Wushu & Tai Chi Competition in Beijing, full demonstration of the set, followed by repeated half-body shots of the movements accompanied by chart images.

Now on DVD available $22.00

$22.00 AUD
Video CD-ROM - Tai Chi Sword in 32 Forms Tai Chi Sword DVD: Yang Style 32 Forms (Video transferred on to DVD-R - no special editing or chapters)
by Master Allan Kelson
(English; 35 minutes; PAL DVD-R / Rated [G] / ) - Now Available

This DVD-R begins with an introduction to Sword with a group demonstration at the opening of the 1991 Wu Shu competions in Beijing. This is followed demonstrations of the form and then in conjunction with pictures from the Sword chart. There are no convenient chapter jump points as this is only a direct video transfer. Useful for 32 sword students

$22.00 AUD

Other Books

Book - The Way to Locate Acupoints
(Sample)
The Way to Locate Acupoints
by Dr Yang Jiasan
(English; 72 pages, b&w, illustrated; 19x25.5cm)

In this book, Dr Yang Jiasan - associate professor and head of the Acupuncture Department at Dongzhimen Hospital, both a teacher and clinician for decades - presents his system for locating points using modern anatomical landmarks as much as possible.

Containing 49 illustrations, this book makes it easier for those lacking a background in traditional Chinese medical theory to locate acupoints.

$22.00 AUD
Book - Questions and Answers Vol. 1 Tai Chi, Qi Gong & Shaolin Questions and Answers Vol. 1
by Master Allan Kelson
(English; 71 pages, b&w, illustrated; 14.5x21cm)

Presented as a series of 123 questions and answers with over 50 pictures and diagrams, this book aims to answer the most frequently asked questions put to us over the years on ths subjects of Tai Chi, Chi Kung (in particular the Taiji Qigong Shibashi set taught at the Institute), Shaolin Temple and Shaolin Arts, the Tai Chi & Chi Kung Institute and Master Allan Kelson.

See Pages 40 & 41 for photos of the 1st Qi Gong ShiBaShi class held in Adelaide S.A 24 September 1988.

$9.00 AUD
Book - Chinese National Sports National Traditional Sports
by New Star Publishers, China
(English; 19 pages, illustrated; 11x18cm)

This book is part of the "China - Facts and Figures" series, published by the New Star Publishers, Beijing. It discusses some of the traditional Chinese sports and games that remain an active part of Chinese culture today.

It includes information on Tai Chi, Wushu, Chi Kung, wrestling, board games (xianqi and weiqi) as well as a brief introduction to some traditional sports and games of the minority nationalities within China.

$4.40 AUD

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