Known as the art of the “primal spirit,” Taijiquan is a martial discipline enclosing all the practical aspects of defense, the ethical-cultural of Chinese philosophy and TCM health hygiene.
At the very beginning of its practice, Taijiquan was based on the deep anatomical study of the movement, on the correct use of breathing and the learning of the scientific principles that regulate the physiological functions of the dynamic action. On a deeper level, it can be identified as the scientific martial culture that more than others have influenced today’s interpretation of Eastern disciplines together with Indian Yoga. Taijiquan is not only referred to the scientific world, for its peculiarities aimed at preserving individual health and for these characteristics, proven over time, has been recognized by UNESCO as universal heritage.
As a discipline of high cultural value, together with Gongfu, Taijiquan is considered a highlight at IACMA. Master Li Pira is the spokesman of thirty years of experience gained under the guidance of great Chinese experts. The specificity of the Taijiquan system thought by IACMA Academy is that of the “Water Form.” A system that integrates all previous experiences (Chen, Yang, Wu) condensed in the principles that are the ultimate root of the art of Taiji.
The teaching has as a primary goal of becoming a practical instrument quickly for the student. For this to happen, the teaching concentrates its efforts on integrating the principles of the art of Taiji evolutionarily, together with the understanding of the internal work of Qigong and the philosophical canons of meditation. Through a unique study, the profound relationship between matter and energy reveals the language of Taijiquan, allowing the practitioner to reach a high understanding of his “self” and the balances of nature, to discover and develop innate capacities and potentialities previously unknown.
IACMA is the European headquarter of the “Water Form” school and Master Isidoro Li Pira is the highest exponent in charge of the training, delegated by M° Wang Zhixiang. Therefore, it is possible to attend continuous training to obtain the highest recognition in the international field.