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Tai Chi Chuan and the Tao of Anger Management

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I recently had the pleasure of being involved in a discussion with fellow Tai Chi practitioners about how Tai Chi can help people deal with anger. The context was in relation to my request for advice about how to help a student manage anger in the training environment, especially once they took a hit or two in sparring. Have a read of some of the great responses I received:

 

Tai Chi Chuan and the Tao of Anger Management

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It seems to me no one had mentioned the Virtue of Martial Arts. It is the first thing that an instructor should tell each student at the beginning of the class. The Virtue of Martial Arts is like a pledge or an oath which is not to use the art aggressively in any way. Thus it was the first thing is to learn self discipline in training one's mind.

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