Michael Pekor

February 20, 2016

One Way of Practicing Form

 The quality of one’s Tai Chi form practice is dependent upon many factors. One important ability to cultivate, for instance, is that of letting your attention […]
February 18, 2016

The Nature of Push Hands Competition in America

The person who is able to physically dominate the opponent within the framework of the rules wins the push hands match. Sounds simple right? Wrong. The […]
February 14, 2016

Tai Chi and Hypnotherapy: Complimentary Healing Modalities

Tai Chi has long been recognized as a highly effective means of finding relief from tension, stress and anxiety. By bringing the attention down into the […]
February 13, 2016

As Stanley Israel Used to Say… Just PUSH!

In most sports, there are standardized rules and methods of officiating that athletes can count on. They train in specialized ways that prepare them to compete […]
February 11, 2016

Tai Chi Push Hands and Wing Chun Sticky Hands: A Comparison

As practiced in America, Tai Chi Push Hands is an exercise primarily designed to enhance a player’s ability to remain balanced while in contact with an […]