Selected Reading List for White Crane Tai Chi
(Please remember that techniques are best learned with a qualified instructor.)

Form and Philosophy Books

Robinson, Ronnie.  Tai Chi.  Harper Collins Publisher: Glasgow, Scotland.  2001. 

Wong, Kiew Kit.  The Complete Book of Tai Chi Chuan.  A Comprehensive Guide to the Principles and Practice.  Tuttle Publishing: Boston, MA.  2001.  

Form Books 

Cheng, Man-ch’ing.  Master’s Cheng’s New Method of Taichi Ch’uan Self-Cultivation.  Frog Ltd.: Berkley, CA.  1999. 

McFarlane, Stewart.  The Complete Book of T’ai Chi.  Barnes & Noble Books: New York, NY.  2001. 

Philosophy Books 

Frantzis, Bruce.  The Big Book of Tai Chi.  Build Health Fast in Slow Motion.  Thorsons: London.  2003. 

Lao, Tzu.  The Way of Life.  Berkley Publishing Group: New York, NY.  1994. Waysun, Liao.  The Essence of T’ai Chi.  Shambhala Publications: Boston, MA.  1995. 

Warm-up Book 

Pawlett, Ray.  The Beginner’s Guide to Tai Chi.  Sterling Publishing Co.: New York, NY.  2000. 

Breathing Book 

Ramacharaka.  The Hindu-Yogi Science of Breath.  L. N. Fowler & Co.: London.  1903.  (Available through the Gutenberg Project at 

Recommended Video 

Dunn, Terence.  T’ai Chi for Health.  Yang Short For.  Healing Arts: Santa Monica, CA.  1999.