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The “eight powers” of Tai Chi Chuan

The animation presented below is meant to illustrate the eight ways of power to be demonstrated in Tai Chi. In Chinese, these are called the ‘ba men’ or “8 gates.’ Here, I’ve attempted to show these 8 different styles that make up 8 of...

Those who know

  There is a quote attributed to Lao Tzu, in the 6th century BCE, it says: “Those who know don’t say, and those who say don’t know.”   Ignoring the paradox that this statement presents (as Lao Tzu was clearly ‘saying’), I asked Gene Walder of...

Carnegie-Mellon Tai Chi Form

This ‘form’ was salvaged from a motion capture library I found earlier this week. The library is apparently a collection of data sets recorded in 2008. No information is given in regard to the identity of the performance artist. The person is doing what...