Imagine a world where you can connect to the very essence of things…
You could connect easily to the people you love, if you could touch the essence of things. If you could connect more fully, more deeply to your spouse, boss, kids, pets, even your environment: you’d feel more confident, more powerful, more free.
Real Taijiquan is about connection, because when you begin to connect a little more, you’ll see…
- Stress and tension fall away.
- Pain dissolves (physical and emotional).
- Naturally: vitality increases.
- Your personal power and control evolves and unfolds.
- Your freedom blossoms.
When you learn to connect your body with your mind …you’ll see… a few dramatic life changes and lots of subtle changes. We’ll use the very best of all Taiji forms to provoke change by inspiring connection.
You don’t need to be a Perfect Saint nor a Holy Guru to connect more deeply…
Here’s 3 Steps to Getting Real with Taiji
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Getting Real with Taiji
Get real right? There’s no magic pill, no easy scheme, no quick fix. When you get it right, consistent effort in flowing movements brings results in time.
This Taiji Training System flows from simple basics through refined excellence, step-by-step. The finest, most complete, and exquisitely personal online Taiji service is available here. You’ll see…
- 3 High Value Courses — on us — to guide you into our Real Taijiquan
- Blog articles for continuous inspiration and motivation
- Comprehensive Taiji Training Online: 4 levels of exquisite instruction
- Extraordinary Workshops in Montana
Integrating exquisite Yang-Style Taijiquan with practical self-defense and natural fitness unleashes advanced martial artists, with finesse for relaxation and fun, in little time.
Something About History
Real Taijiquan began in Steven Smith’s 4th floor condo in Salt Lake City, Utah. In 2005, the first news of fantasy vs. reality-based Taiji emerged.
In 2007, 2008, and 2009 Steven Smith provided International Workshops where, with lot of help from senior students and family, he hosted Mr. Eli Montaigue, the Head Instructor of the World Taiji Boxing Association. In late 2009, Steven moved his family to rural Montana. (Maybe you’re wondering: is any part of Montana not rural?)
September 2010 was the first WTBA-USA-MT where both Eli and Ben Montaigue impressed 12 people with spectacular Taijiquan.
- Get in on our 2011 World Taijiquan Workshop.
Something About Origins
Steven Smith developed Real Taijiquan as a way to promote the World Taiji Boxing Association’s Internal Arts Systems because he saw its impressively realistic fighting, combined with the deeply-calm health, healing, and spiritual powers.
Your involvement in Real Taijiquan includes indirect association with the W.T.B.A. because you’ll be exposed to practices, forms, drills, and training methods developed by Master Erle Montaigue and the W.T.B.A.
The W.T.B.A. is Master Erle Montaigue’s organization of Internal Martial and Healing Arts. Boasting “the largest number of DVD titles on the internal fighting/healing arts as well as a wealth of books published world-wide,” all W.T.B.A. works are relevant to your training in Real Taijiquan.
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