EMPTY AND FULL STEPS IN TAl CHI EXERCISE

  • Bai-ming Zhang
  • Danny P.K. Chu
Keywords: Tai chi, polynomial, foot reaction force

Abstract

Empty and full transition is one of the basic movements in Tai Chi exercise. This transition is the result of change of body mass position that lead to the change of force distribution between left and right feet. This change of reaction force on foot called transition. The stability and smoothness of transition is important to reflect the technique quality in 42-style Tai Chi competition. This study was to determine the difference of transition technique between professional and amateur groups.
Published
2008-03-16
Section
Coaching and Sports Activities