Cracking the Whip

In Tai Chi we stress control of the vertical axis because it is one of the more important keys in allowing us to rotate and move about quickly without losing our balance.

In this video from this week’s SKD Zoom class I explain this principle :-

When we use the vertical axis in conjunction with other principles we can turn quickly to get our circular strikes out like cracking a whip. This video illustrates this point :-

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