The Method of Achieving Perfect Clarity in Tai Chi:

太極指明法

The Method of Achieving Perfect Clarity in Tai Chi:

用勁不對,不用力不對,綿而有剛對,丢不對,頂不對,不丢不頂對,沾不對,不沾不對,不即不離對,浮不對,重不對,輕靈鬆沈對,胆大不對,胆小不對,胆要壯而心要細對,打人不對,不打人不對,將敵治心服對。

Using energy [Jin] is not correct;

Not using strength [Li] is not correct;

To be soft but hard is correct.

 

Leaning away is not correct;

Butting in is not correct;

Not leaning away and not butting in is correct.

 

Sticking is not correct;

Not sticking is not correct;

Being neither over-anxious nor separating is correct.

 

Floating is not correct;

Heaviness is not correct;

Lightness, sensitivity, relaxation and sinking are correct.

 

Bravery is not correct;

Timidity is not correct;

Strong courage and keen perception are correct.

 

Striking people is not correct;

Not striking people is not correct;

Causing the opponent to mentally surrender is correct.