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Developing Jin: Silk-Reeling Power in Tai Chi and the Internal Martial Arts Phillip Starr

Developing Jin: Silk-Reeling Power in Tai Chi and the Internal Martial Arts

Phillip Starr

Published April 22nd 2014
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Kindle Edition
208 pages
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Developing Jin provides a complete and progressive training regimen for increasing and refining chansi-jin, also known as silk-reeling power or coiling power--the true power of the internal martial arts. With step-by-step instructions andMoreDeveloping Jin provides a complete and progressive training regimen for increasing and refining chansi-jin, also known as silk-reeling power or coiling power--the true power of the internal martial arts. With step-by-step instructions and photographs, experienced teacher Philip Starr walks readers through a variety of techniques designed to help practitioners feel and use jin in their martial arts training. While much of the existing writing on jin relies on cryptic and mystical descriptions of internal power, Starr takes a direct, no-nonsense approach that addresses commonly held myths and identifies the real body mechanics behind this unusual power. Useful for novices and advanced practitioners alike, Developing Jin is a crucial addition to any serious martial artists library.Table of Contents1.Got Jin?2. How To Use This Book3.Basic Conditioning Exercises4.In The Beginning5.Structure and Alignment6.Training the Breath7.The Nature Of Qi8.Lets Get Engaged!9.Beginning With Stillness10.The Breath Coiling Form11.The Secret Of Tendon Power12.Internal Coiling13.Applying The Coiling Power14.Putting It All Together15.Training Routines For Coiling Power16. Three Become One17. Combative ApplicationsConclusion