T'ai Chi for Two
The Practice of Push Hands
By Paul Crompton. 7" x 10", 122 pg, paperback. The author offers instruction in the fundamentals of the soft form of push hands and prepares the groundwork for studying the hard form, which is the actual fighting style. With step by step instructions and photographs demonstrating the movements, plus chapters on the concepts of Ch'i and Taoist philosophy, this book provides both practical advice and a philosophical appreciation of this popular Chinese exercise.