Angus Clark (2002) Illustrated Elements of Tai ChiIncludes excellent illustration
and description of the Cheng Man-ch'ing Short Form including Dr Chi Chiang Tao's
variations. Also includes history and background to Tai Chi. Element Books. (Recommended
Book for Short Form)
Angus Clark (2001) The Complete Illustrated Guide to Tai ChiIncludes very good illustration
and description of the Yang Short Form including Dr Chi Chiang Tao's variation of
the Cheng Man-ch'ing Form. (earlier, larger format, edition of recommended Book
for Short Form Classes)
Angus Clark (2011) Tai Chi with Angus Clark. Long awaited DVD from Angus with very
clear explanations of Cheng Man Ching Short Form and Dr Chi variations. Individual
moves are shown in detail as well as whole form from the front, and player’s position
to join in with. Recommended DVD for Short Form classes.
Angus Clark (2006) Secrets of Qigong Small book packed full with information including
detailed instructions for the White Crane Qigong sequence.
TAI CHI FOR ARTHRITIS
Paul Lam Tai Chi for Arthritis DVDs cover Dr Lam’s Sun Style form for people with
arthritis, very clear step by step instructions. Dr Lam has also created Tai Chi
forms for other conditions including diabetes. These and many other DVDs, audio CDs,
books and articles are available from: www.taichiproductions.com (international
ordering) or contact us for information about ordering from a UK-based provider.
Paul Lam and Judith Horstman (2002) Overcoming Arthritis Dorling Kindersley. Plenty
of good practical advice and information about general health and living with arthritis.
Also includes description of the Sun Style Tai Chi for Arthritis Form that Dr Lam
created for people with arthritis. This form is suitable for most people, including
those with other health and mobility difficulties. (Recommended book for Tai Chi
for Arthritis Health Class).
TAI CHI SWORD
Petra and Toyo Kobayashi (2003) Classical Tai Chi SwordWonderful text book on Tai
Chi Sword as taught by Dr Chi Chiang Tao. The very best visuals I have come across
in a book to show a moving form. Also includes much valuable and useful information
about Tai Chi Sword.
WHITE CRANE QIGONG
Angus Clark’s Secrets of Qigong gives a clear description of the White Crane Qigong
set. Although out of print, you can usually find good quality second hand copies
Master Lam Kam Chuen (2003) The Way of Power, Gaia Books Ltd This book includes
exercises to build power, and standing exercises Zhan Zhuang. There are also several
other Gaia titles by Master Lam, including the The Way of Energy and The Way of Healing.
Chungliang Al Huang Essential Tai Chi Includes beautiful photographs and Chinese
calligraphy, inspiring writing and a fairytale story of the origins of Tai Chi. ISBN
1587611090. Celestial Arts. May be out of print but second hand copies are available
and other earlier versions exist.
Master Lam Kam Chuen Stand Still Be Fit – The Way of Energy Channel 4 Video www.channel4.com
Living Movement Tai Chi - Angus Clark's school. Angus studied under Alan Peck and
Dr Chi Chiang Tao, and offers several great weekend and week retreats and courses
throughout the year.
Adrian Murray teaches mainly in London. He has studied under Alan Peck, Dr Chi Chiang
Tao and other major teachers.
Alan Peck’s Natural Way T’ai Chi School website has a wonderful introduction to Tai
Chi with explanation about links to health and martial arts along with advice about
practice. Alan has also included many articles about theory of Tai Chi, drawing
on his deep knowledge and experience of Tai Chi and Chinese Medicine.
Dee Swift of Lakes Tai Chi runs short courses as well as her regular classes. Her
website includes lots of good links to other tai chi websites and a really interesting
section of views from students.
John Bolwell of Pennine Tai Chi has trained in many martial arts including Tai Chi
and weapons from a wide range of traditions. John also takes a deep interest in
many other physical and performing arts, including Japanese Taiko drumming, and Beijing
Opera. He often combines story telling with movement and martial arts to create a
Tai Chi Caledonia annual tai chi camp in Scotland with opportunities to study with
many teachers and meet other tai chi students. Great fun and offers rare access to
internationally important teachers.