: This set of exercises focuses on the development of strength of the tendons and connective tissues. In Internal Martial Arts it is extremely important to condition the tendons and other connective tissues of the body, as much of the power in an internal punch is not generated from the arm itself but from whole body mechanics. The tendons become the weak point in the body chain since muscles receive more blood flow and recover and develop faster than connective tissue.
Local Instructor Makes a Case for Traditional Chinese Healing Martial Art.
Tai Chi Chuan, a traditional Chinese Internal martial art has become very popular and highly recommended by medical organizations as a low impact exercise for seniors, but one local instructor taking the case that everyone regardless of age can benefit from Tai Chi Chuan training.