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Traditional Yang Style

Power within suppleness

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Serious but fun and rewarding

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Relax your mind and body

Build a Strong Foundation

Focus on Posture, Breathing and Movement

East Meets West

Essence of Tai Chi explained in English

What is "Jing Ling"?

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.

Latest Articles

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    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
  • Traditional Yang Style Tai Chi workshop this August

    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
  • Values of Tai Chi in modern society

    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
  • Key points for practicing San Ti Stance (三体式)

    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
  • Tai Chi and the Car

    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 ->