This comprehensible book "Alchemy of Pushing Hands" explains the eight types of concentration and pushing hands techniques are clearly explained and illustrated throughout the textbook.
The practice of Pushing Hands (Tui Shou) is generally thought of as a means of enhancing the practice of Taijiquan. It is also an independent practice in its own right. Pushing Hands develops sensitivity to the body's internal state and can be used to help control the emotions, the circulation of energy and physical balance. This book teaches the reader how to act or react in harmony with any external event without losing their 'balance' or center, enabling them to respond with confidence and flexibility to each situation.
Some of the contents in the book are:
- Construction of the "Sphere of the Self"
- Sequence and Rhythm