All of the taijiquan skills originate from variations and combinations of the Taiji Thirteen Postures. This is the essence of taijiquan, the key that unlocks the secret of all taijiquan. These thirteen basic skills are the foundation of all taijiquan skills.
The simplified Taiji Thirteen Postures routine provides an easy framework for beginner taijiquan practitioners to better understand the basics of Taiji Thirteen Postures. It is a perfect guide for practitioners to better understand the essence of all taijiquan styles. Taiji Thirteen Postures are beautiful when performed and every movement is highly practical in its application. It can be practiced for health, fitness, performance or self defence applications.