Wahnam Tai Chi Chuan is excellent for attaining health, vitality, overcoming illness, training Combat Efficiency and for Spiritual Cultivation, regardless of one’s religion.
In appearance, it looks similar to the Yang and Chen Styles of Tai Chi Chuan. In the beginning of training, it emphasizes large open movements and and also trains Fa-Jing (explosive force). It also has a more obviously ‘martial’ appearance then most forms of Tai Chi Chuan seen nowadays.
As a martial art it is ‘complete’ in that it incorporates the four main types of attack and defense. Namely ‘striking, kicking, gripping and felling’ it also includes weapons training, in the form of the sword, the saber and the staff. The martial arts training methods of Wahnam Tai Chi Chuan are not brutal and violent, but in fact stress safety first and respect for the training partner. However, in actaul application Wahnam Tai Chi Chuan maybe be used with speed and power.
Wahnam Tai Chi Chuan is an ‘internal’ martial art, utilizing ‘energy flow’ and ‘internal force’. Internal force is not just useful for combat but also for daily life, giving increased energy and vitality, and mental clarity.
Wahnam Tai Chi Chuan is also spiritual cultivation, which means training of the ’spirit’ or heart. Daily practice brings calmness, peace of mind and a joy for life, and some times glimpses of the ‘Tao’ which is a ‘Tai Chi’ term for a ‘profound spiritual experience’ irrespectiive of ones religion. These benefits develop naturally through dedicated practice of ‘High Level’ Tai Chi Chuan.
The aim of Wahnam Tai Chi Chuan is to live a healthy, rewarding life that is full of joy and vitality. The training also enables one to become honest, righteous, peaceful and loving to family and friends.