ERIC Number: EJ662010
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: 0
Teaching Balance with Tai Chi: Strategies for College and Secondary School Instruction.
Chen, David D.; Sherman, Clay P.
Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, v73 n9 p31-37,57 Nov-Dec 2002
Examines the benefits of incorporating Tai Chi into the secondary and college curriculum to teach balance, discussing: the history and philosophical underpinnings of Tai Chi, principles of Tai Chi movement, health benefits, and teaching Tai Chi in public schools. Tips for instructors include: follow the principles of progression, follow a systematic approach to teaching, persevere in practice, and explore the Tai Chi metaphors. (SM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Balance Training; Tai Chi