Tai chi Information for Ian Blogg's Class


Names of Wu Tai Chi Chuan in Order (PDF file)

Chart of the Elements (PDF file)

Wu Style Tai Chi chu'an Website

YouTube Video: Wudang Tai chi Hand Form

performed by Ladan Niayesh. (wudang-france.com) [The style is very similar to the one Ian teaches.]

Part 1 (1st-3rd Series):

Part 2 (4th-6th Series):


This is the book Ian and others have said they like best. Unfortunately it's out of print. It is available as an E-book. Dan Docherty, the author, is one of the most famous proponents of "Wutan" (or Wudang) Tai chi, which is the style Ian teaches us. This book appears to have good high resolution photos of the form (when I viewed them using the Amazon "Look Inside" feature):

Complete Tai Chi Chuan
Paperback - August 1, 1997
by Dan Docherty (Author)
Paperback: 160 pages
Publisher: Crowood Press (August 1, 1997)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1861260334
ISBN-13: 978-1861260338
Out of Print, but Available as an E-book on Amazon (possibly also available as a used book)

I have the book below, by famed master Dan Docherty. It's good, but the photos of the form are low resolution:

WUTAN Tai Chi Chuan
Paperback - June 17, 2010
by Cheng Tin Hung (Author), Dan Docherty (Author), Cheng Kam Yan (Producer)
Paperback: 204 pages
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (June 17, 2010)
ISBN-10: 1453604227 | ISBN-13: 978-1453604229
Available on Amazon

Also Recommended by Ian:

The Dao of Taijiquan: Way to Rejuvenation (Tai Chi) Paperback - December 15, 1989
by Tsung Hwa Jou (Author),? Lori S. Elias (Editor),? Sharon Rose (Editor),? Loretta Wollering (Editor)
Series: Tao Series (Book 1)
Paperback: 233 pages
Publisher: Tai Chi Foundation; 3rd edition (December 15, 1989)
ISBN-10: 0804813574 |ISBN-13: 978-0804813570
Available on Amazon