Tai Chi chuan (Tai qi), being one of the most important branch of Chinese Kung Fu or martial arts,consists of various styles, forms and patterns. The focus of this form is health, balance and strength.
Popularly known as a form of relaxation and exercise, Taichi is also a serious martial art. Behind it's soft, graceful and flowing movements lies hidden strength and great physical and mental control, the movements themselves are all traditional defensive and offensive techniques. Of great importance in Taichi is breathing control in order to develop qi (chi).
There are several styles of Taichi, including: Chen (the original from which all the others came), Yang, Wu and Sun. The most popularly practised form of Taichi is the Yang style and it's derivations, the standard 24, 48 & 42 forms, and the 32 & 42 Taiqijian (sword) forms.
The style of Tai Chi Quan in our screensaver is of standard 42 forms, performed by professional Chinese Kung Fu master.
The difference between the trial version and full version
The trial version is limited in its functions and time.
1. In its functions, the showing time of the trial version is 10 seconds, only part of the full version, while the full version contains the complete routine of the 42-forms TaiChi Quan.
2. As to the time, the trial version is authorized 10 days of free use, while the full version has no time limitation and it can be updated free at any time.