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Mnemonic Principles of Taiji

Mnemonics are great tools to focus the mind on important fundamentals. In T'ai Chi Chuan (Taiji) a good set of "Five Basic Principles" can be represented, some say, with the acronym BURST:

That source's list includes a supplemental second set of concepts: Softness (Yielding), Momentum, Continuity, Breathing, Rooting, and "Swimming in Air". A slightly modified, and far more memorable, acronym thus suggests itself:

... the first letters of which spell ... <<blushes>> ...

(see [1] and [2] for other explanations of the same set of basic principles; cf. Come SAIL Away (2011-11-26), ...) - ^z - 2014-03-24