Jing Ling in Chinese writing is 静灵. Chinese meaning is “心静，神灵”. It means while the mind stays calm and relaxed, it is also sharp and intelligent, ready to respond. It is applicable to the body as well: while it’s in stillness, it’s ready to act swiftly.
Why Jing Ling Tai Chi Academy?
Experience traditional Yang style Tai Chi as taught in China over 30 years ago.
A few weeks ago, we had a chance to discuss with a visiting Chinese Tai Chi master regarding the new draft Tai Chi Push hands competition rule from mainland China. Those who watched Tai Chi Push Hands competitions, all have the feeling that it’s very un-Tai Chi like but more wrestling contests, full of force
Recently I have taken the National Treasurer role for Tai Chi Australia (TCAA), a not for profit organization that supports Tai Chi of all Styles in Australia. It’s a voluntary position to help promoting and organizing more Tai Chi events in Australia. As part of this financial year’s plan, I am going to run a
Recently there has been a lot of discussion aroused after a fight between a Tai Chi practitioner and a MMA fighter. The question is about if Tai Chi or other traditional Chinese martial arts can really fight against modern fighting arts such as Kickboxing and MMA. I’m not entering into such a debate, but rather
San Ti stance is the most importance stance and training in Xing Yi (形意拳) system. It is the foundation for all the forms. Here are the Eight “Must”, with each has three elements, total of 24 points: Press (顶): Head press up, Hand (The front one) pushes out and Tongue press the jaw. Withhold or
Through my Tai Chi research and practice, I found some interesting similarities between Tai Chi and Car mechanics. Let’s set up some equivalent points first: 1. Human: Hands -> Car: Two front wheels (Assume rear wheel drive vehicle) 2. Human: Feet -> Car: Two rear wheels (Assume rear wheel drive vehicle) 3. Human: Joints ->