Tashi Performs the Long Form Of Yang Tai Chi – Part 3

Tashi performs the second section of the Long Form from the traditional Yang style of Tai Chi Chuan. Tashi was a disciple of of Zhao Bin, who was a teacher of Yang style Tai Chi Chuan and a disciple himself of Yang Cheng Fu.

Tashi was quite ill when she was younger, suffering from rheumatoid arthritis and later lung cancer. After a long stay in hospital, and still not getting better, she had read about Tai Chi Chuan and began learning it from Zhao Bin. Her health improved dramatically, and as a result began serious study of the Yang style of Tai Chi Chuan. Tashi would practice 6 – 8 hours a day.

In 1986 Tashi received 2nd place in the first National Yang Style Tai Chi Competition. Zhao Bin was proud of her and proclaimed: “Tashi is my female champion”. After the death of her teacher, Zhao Bin, she continued to further her knowledge and skill in Yang Tai Chi Chuan by with Yang Zhen Ji, Yang Zhen Dou,and the famous Fu Zhong Wen.

Click on the image below to see more about this great instructional DVD on the Yang Family style of Tai Chi Chuan by Yang Zhen Dou, the son of Yang Cheng Fu. A must have resource for the serious practitioner of Yang style Tai Chi Chuan!

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