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.
In form training we emphasis: Body leads hands Hand and body in external three harmonize position. In Push Hands, let’s look the relationship between Hand and Body again. Hands are very good in striking but not pushing outwards as it only uses partial not whole-body power. Hands draw inwards is more powerful as it brings
As we arrived in the new year (2018), I thought here are the eight important aspects for Tai Chi beginners to pay attention to in their early stage of training. Getting those right will set a strong foundation for their future progress: 1. Posture Head must be upright but without using strength. Chin slightly tuck
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