Feb 5, 2018
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WORLD CHAMPION Josh Waitzkin – 2004 Tai Chi World Cup – Push Hands Fixed Step SEMI FINALS

ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT PUSH HANDS MATCHES EVER RECORDED. Why? Because of Josh’s detailed description of the subtleties of mastery demonstrated by his opponent. To optimize your viewing experience, read the final 2 chapters of Josh’s book “The Art of Learning”, in which this incredibly dynamic match is described in great detail. In this video: Fixed Step Push Hands semi finals with Josh Waitzkin, captain and head coach of Grandmaster William C. C. Chen’s 2004 US Push Hands Team, faces off against a renowned Taiwanese Tai Chi master in Taipei, Taiwan for the 7th Chung Hwa Tai Chi International Championship (2004 Tai Chi World Cup).

Read Josh Waitzkin’s book “The Art of Learning: An Inner Journey to Optimal Performance”, recounting the events of the Tai Chi World Cup and his experience with his team and beyond:

Find Grandmaster William C. C. Chen’s Tai Chi Schools worldwide at

Footage shot by Mercer Boffey.

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