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24 Posture Taijiquan (24 Form Tai Chi) Lesson 7 - "Play Guitar" or "Right Hand Strums the Lute / Pipa"
Tue, Mar 27 2012 08:37 PM | 24 Form
24 Posture Taijiquan (24 Form Tai Chi)
"Right Hand Strums the Lute / Pipa"
Play Guitar is another empty stance like White Crane Spreads its Wings, but the empty foot rests on its heel this time.
Important points include the proper alignment of the hips with the weighted leg, and the bending of both legs.
The name "play guitar" misleads some people to believing that the hands should be farther apart. For this reason, right hand strums the lute is a more appropriate translation. (Play the Ukelele would bring the hands too close to the body.)