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=== [[T'ai Chi Chien]] ===
 
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T'ai Chi Sword makes full use of the combined techniques of Whirling Hands and Whirling Arms, but these are made more difficult by the weight and length of the sword. Greater mental concentration is required to retain complete control of the arms, wrists and hands, while maintaining perfect balance, especially in a few sequences where the whole body makes a complete whirl to demonstrate the 'order of the universe'. These techniques are not easy, but nothing is really easy in the full art of T'ai Chi, because there is so much to remember and so many movements have to be practised in order to understand the essence of energy and force, and expand self-awareness and mental control.
 
T'ai Chi Sword makes full use of the combined techniques of Whirling Hands and Whirling Arms, but these are made more difficult by the weight and length of the sword. Greater mental concentration is required to retain complete control of the arms, wrists and hands, while maintaining perfect balance, especially in a few sequences where the whole body makes a complete whirl to demonstrate the 'order of the universe'. These techniques are not easy, but nothing is really easy in the full art of T'ai Chi, because there is so much to remember and so many movements have to be practised in order to understand the essence of energy and force, and expand self-awareness and mental control.
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The Seahorse Arts Mediawiki is an Online Resource Base for students training in the Lee style Taoist Arts. It consists of a collection of articles written by [[Chee Soo]] taken from over sixty years as a student and teacher dedicated to researching the philosophy of [[Taoism]] and it's practical application. The main categories include Taoist philosophy, Chinese Medicine in theory and practise, [[T'ai Chi Ch'uan]], [[K'ai Men]] or Taoist chi gung, [[Tao Yin]] or breathing exercises, [[Feng Shou]] kung fu, and the many and various techniques of cultivation of the natural internal energy of the body the Chinese know as [[Chi]]. There is also an extensive body of knowledge surrounding the subject of Chinese Medicine including diagnosis and the application of the Taoist Health Arts such as [[Anmo]] Taoist massage, [[Tien Chen]] acupressure, [[Ts'ao Yao]] herbal remedies, [[Ch'ang Ming]] or Taoist macrobiotics and dietary therapy, [[thermogenesis]], and Taoist alchemy with extensive and detailed information both from a historical perspective and as it is applied today.
 
The Seahorse Arts Mediawiki is an Online Resource Base for students training in the Lee style Taoist Arts. It consists of a collection of articles written by [[Chee Soo]] taken from over sixty years as a student and teacher dedicated to researching the philosophy of [[Taoism]] and it's practical application. The main categories include Taoist philosophy, Chinese Medicine in theory and practise, [[T'ai Chi Ch'uan]], [[K'ai Men]] or Taoist chi gung, [[Tao Yin]] or breathing exercises, [[Feng Shou]] kung fu, and the many and various techniques of cultivation of the natural internal energy of the body the Chinese know as [[Chi]]. There is also an extensive body of knowledge surrounding the subject of Chinese Medicine including diagnosis and the application of the Taoist Health Arts such as [[Anmo]] Taoist massage, [[Tien Chen]] acupressure, [[Ts'ao Yao]] herbal remedies, [[Ch'ang Ming]] or Taoist macrobiotics and dietary therapy, [[thermogenesis]], and Taoist alchemy with extensive and detailed information both from a historical perspective and as it is applied today.
 
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Welcome to the Seahorse Arts Mediawiki project
An Online Resource Base of articles about the Taoist Arts written by Chee Soo

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Chee Soo practising T'ai Chi Chien

T'ai Chi Chien

T'ai Chi Sword makes full use of the combined techniques of Whirling Hands and Whirling Arms, but these are made more difficult by the weight and length of the sword. Greater mental concentration is required to retain complete control of the arms, wrists and hands, while maintaining perfect balance, especially in a few sequences where the whole body makes a complete whirl to demonstrate the 'order of the universe'. These techniques are not easy, but nothing is really easy in the full art of T'ai Chi, because there is so much to remember and so many movements have to be practised in order to understand the essence of energy and force, and expand self-awareness and mental control.

Seahorse Arts Mediawiki

The Seahorse Arts Mediawiki is an Online Resource Base for students training in the Lee style Taoist Arts. It consists of a collection of articles written by Chee Soo taken from over sixty years as a student and teacher dedicated to researching the philosophy of Taoism and it's practical application. The main categories include Taoist philosophy, Chinese Medicine in theory and practise, T'ai Chi Ch'uan, K'ai Men or Taoist chi gung, Tao Yin or breathing exercises, Feng Shou kung fu, and the many and various techniques of cultivation of the natural internal energy of the body the Chinese know as Chi. There is also an extensive body of knowledge surrounding the subject of Chinese Medicine including diagnosis and the application of the Taoist Health Arts such as Anmo Taoist massage, Tien Chen acupressure, Ts'ao Yao herbal remedies, Ch'ang Ming or Taoist macrobiotics and dietary therapy, thermogenesis, and Taoist alchemy with extensive and detailed information both from a historical perspective and as it is applied today.

Taoist Arts of the Lee Style
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The Taoist Art of K'ai Men

by Chee Soo

Copyright ©Seahorse Books 2006 (reproduced with permission)

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The Taoist Art of Feng Shou Hand of the Wind kung fu

by Chee Soo

Copyright ©Seahorse Books 2006 reproduced with permission

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The Tao of Long Life - The Chinese Art of Ch'ang Ming

by Chee Soo

©Seahorse Books 2008 reproduced with permission

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Taoist Ways of Healing - The Chinese Art of Pa Chin Hsien

by Chee Soo

Copyright ©Seahorse Books 2012 reproduced with permission

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The Tao of My Thoughts by Chee Soo

Copyright ©Seahorse Books 2008 (reproduced with permission)

The Seahorse mediawiki project draws extensively from these works to bring you a detailed and comprehensive exploration of the Taoist Art in the words of Chee Soo.

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Traditional Diagnosis

Asking Questions

Asking questions might seem quite an ordinary thing to do, but it is a very responsible job, and not always that easy to do with shy or reticent patients. However, it is necessary to fully understand the person's complaint, its development, how long it has gone on for, the person's eating and drinking habits, any accompanying aches or pains and how long they last, and whether it is painful at a specific time of the day. It is also sometimes useful to know the area of the world that they were born in, also the eating habits of the parents, and whether there are any hereditary tendencies in the family, and if so, how far back in time these inclinations seem to go....

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