is one part of the traditional Martial Arts, called Wu Shu.
It has been exercised since the 16th century among the Chinese
people to keep the body in a good condition and prevent or heal
diseases. The exercises have been simplified in 1956 which made
this sport even more popular.
Taiji is often practiced as an important part of the healing process
in hospitals and has proved as extraordinarily succesful in healing
high blood pressure, neuratenia and lung tubercolosis. The positive
aspects of Taiji can be traced back to its specific character as f. e.