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By William Ting

Written in a "Question and Answer" layout, this e-book is meant to percentage a Master's
secrets to appearing excessive point Tai Chi and Qigong. in line with queries which came
into his web site for the earlier 15 years, in addition to questions from his personal sessions and
experience, grasp William Ting has penned the ideal primer for Tai Chi and
Qigong students.

Ranging from deceptively uncomplicated themes to tremendous complicated matters, grasp Ting
has created a guide for college students of all types, kinds and event. depending heavily
on simple rules, stable posture and inner wisdom, this publication is an extraordinary
accounting of universal Tai Chi and Qigong questions and solutions for practitioners
of each point.

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FIGURE 3-26. 3S wrist flexors (stretch position and initial phase of exercise). Assume position as depicted. FIGURE FIGURE 3-27. 3S wrist flexors stretch (position and middle isometric phase of exercise). S attempts to flex the wrist, while resisting his/her own efforts. 3-28. 3S wrist flexors stretch (position and end phase of exercise). After 4-second build-up and a 6-second isometric contraction, S relaxes for 2 seconds, then extends the wrist for 3 seconds. May apply light pressure. The wrist flexors are in the new lengthened position.

A total of 3 stretches per side are performed. FIGURE 4-15. Dynamic stretch (start and finish position of exercise). FIGURE 4-16. Dynamic stretch (position at full stretch). Laterally flex trunk at slow speed and return. Repeat (5-10 reps). 51 52 4. Stretching the Major Muscle Groups of the Trunk and Neck Exercise 13-Trunk Rotators (3S Method) 4-17. Muscles to be stretched (iliocostalis lumborum, quadratus lumborum, internal oblique with opposite external oblique, serratus posterior, and rotatores).

3S hip inward rotator stretch (position and end phase of exercise). After the 4-second build-up and a 6second submaximal isometric contraction, S relaxes for 2 seconds, then inwardly rotates his/her hip 3 seconds. P assists with light pressure. The hip inward rotators are in the new lengthened position. Repeat the above procedure 3 times from the new lengthened positions. Flexibility: A Concise Guide Exercise 4-Hip Inward (Medial) Rotators (Alternative Methods) FIGURE 2-29. Yoga stretch. From a sitting position.

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