Only a small percentage of my book sales come out of Germany, but there is one nice review of the book over there, which comes out very cutely when rendered into "English" via Google Translate, as below verbatim.
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5.0 of 5 stars ground breaking! 12th June 2013
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In this book the author taiji treated consistently as an energy art, not as a mechanical art: it is not the exact orientation (alignment) of the body, that arouses the energy - it is the awakened energy, which aligns the body.
its energy work in the tradition of cheng manching looks simplified like this: the attention directs the energy. the first point to which you are facing is Niwan (often incorrectly translated as baihui which is higher) in the middle of the head. from there you can drop into the energy dantian and the foot soles and leads them to Niwan up again. then directs them to the hands. if you do that long enough, produces a noticeable continuous energy flow in the body. this is the first real taiji state.
this energy work can be in principle in any form taiji install. personal favorite lab rat of meredith is the 37er shape of cheng manching. However, he teaches in this book no shape, it's all about energy work.
a central point of development energy is de CONSISTENT relaxation of the body. which he defended with tooth and claw against other taiji opinions.
also his hands push (push hands) is only energetically at a high level. touching the opponent - no matter where -, is expanding its energy on him and breaks so its balance. mechanical pressure is exerted not more, not even the famous ounces fourth the result of the inner energy is awakened by his disclosures geisteszerfetzendes a fortune in practice that surpasses any legal or illegal drug: when you get addicted to something, it should be taiji.
I have about a meter bookshelf with taijibüchern and know many others. something with "juice" comparable I have not read.
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