A selection of applications from the Shu Kuang Productions “Yang Style T’ai-Chi Ch’uan: Volume 2 – Solo Form and Applications” 3-Disc DVD set available from
An application is a distillation of one or more of the martial arts ideas encoded within the T’ai-Chi Ch’uan Solo Form. They are intended to educate the player in the method of discovering how the T’ai-Chi Ch’uan movements can translate into self-defense ideas, not as “if they do this, do this” self-defense training.
This 3-disc set contains an overview and breakdown of every movement in the 150 posture Yang Style solo form as taught by Sifu Ray Hayward of the Twin Cities T’ai-Chi Ch’uan Studio. In addition to the multiple applications demonstrated in a “touching targets” step-by-step and free-flowing fashion, the video contains exclusive footage of Master Liang Tung-Tsai from Sifu Hayward’s private video collection.
This 3-disc set is a must-have addition to your martial arts instructional video collection, as its educational value to devotees of authentic Yang Style T’ai-Chi Ch’uan is immeasurable.