Taijiquan is one of the most popular martial arts in China today. It is practiced both as a competitive sport and as an exercises to strengthen the mind and body. The Taijiquan book by Deyin Li is an easy-to-use fully illustrated guide to the historical background, practical application, underlying principles and techniques of Taijiquan.Written by one of China's most prominent teachers of Tàijíquán, this book is an excellent introduction to the martial art. It describes five forms in which Tàijíquán is practised today, and each form is explained with instructive photographs. A numerical reference system for each exercise and a DVD are also included.