Footwork, as one of the basics, are very important for the learning and exercise of the Tai Chi. Here you can find some basic footwork, like Forward Steps. By following the videos, you can learn and master these common basics.
The text below can help you to understand more and remember the sequence of the steps of the movements. After you can remember the movements, you can improve the movements by following requirements below.
Here you can find more materials about Steps to follow, Requirements etc.
Steps:1. Relax the whole body, loosen the hip joints; 2. lift the left leg, step the left foot to the left front with the heel touching the ground; 3. Loosen the hip joints, shift the weight (70%) to the front leg; 4. Shift the weight to the left leg, drag the right foot to the left foot, then step the right foot to the right front with the heel touching the ground, shift the weight (70%) to the front (right) leg; 5. Repeat the forward steps by following the step 2, 3, 4.
Requirements: Relax the whole body, loosen the hip joints and the knees, push the Baihui upward all the time during the exercise.