When joining an external martial arts class, a student has familiar habits of body use.
The person may be tense, aggressive, macho.
They may be pumped-up and accustomed to using force.
Ideally, the teacher will find a way to channel these habits into learning
the given art.
Tai chi is different to this.
Chinese people have trained the internal arts for centuries without needing
to be pumped-up, aggressive or unduly strong.
Usually, a tai chi new starter must lose their existing habits and begin
This is a challenging process but very rewarding as it pays long-terms
dividends in terms of health, wellbeing and biomechanically efficient body