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For Students

Study Aids



Class Handouts, Forms Lists

• Cheng Man Ch'ing Form (Yang) Handout pdf

• Cheng Man Ch'ing + "Taiwan" Additions Moves List

• Tai Chi Fundamentals Handout pdf

• ROM Dance Handout pdf

• Long Form List (Yang Cheng Fu)

• William C.C. Chen's 60 Movements List

• William C.C. Chen's Sword Form Movements List

• Zhan Zhuang (Standing Qigong) Class Handout

Recommended Reading - Cheng Man Ch'ing

Professor Cheng Man Ch'ing's writings are highly recommended. Here is a list of titles, most of which are in print and readily available.

Cheng Man Ch'ing's Books on Tai Chi

Cheng Tzu's Thirteen Treatises on T'ai Chi Ch'uan (1947)

• Master Cheng's New Method of T'ai Chi Self-cultivation (1963)

• T'ai Chi Ch'uan: A Simplified Method of Calisthenics for Health and Self Defense

T'ai Chi: The "Supreme Ultimate" Exercise for Health, Sport, and Self-Defense (with Robert Smith) (1966)

Cheng Man Ch'ing - Various Writings

• Essays on Man and Culture (trans. Mark Hennessy)

• Zheng Manqing's Uncollected Writings on Taijiquan, Qigong, and Health, with New Biographical Notes (trans. Douglas Wile)

Master of Five Exellences (trans. Mark Hennessy)

Books About Cheng Man Ch'ing

• There Are No Secrets by Wolfe Lowenthal

Gateway to the Miraculous by Wolfe Lowenthal

Books  on Tai Chi by Cheng Man Ch'ing's Students

Body Mechanics of Tai Chi Chuan by William C. C. Chen (1973)

• Tai Chi the Supreme Ultimate, by Lawrence Galante (1981, Samuael Weiser Inc.)

Tai Chi Handbook by Herman Kauz (1974, Doubleday)

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