Taijiboxing and the Art of Precision Shooting

Taijiboxing is a martial art akin to Taijiquan the emphasis being on retaining the combative aspect within the practice of Taijiquan for self defense as well as enhancing longevity. My name is Dennis Pounall and I have been Plying Taijiboxing for about 15 years and practicing martial arts about 30 yrs now. I am writing this article to share a experience I came across last year and wanted other Taiji players to be aware of TAIJIQUAN MULTIFACETED range of appeal. Mr John Rochon is a world class internationally recognized precision competitive sport shooter( now retired) . He came to my center in Elliot Lake (VitFitKlub) and said he was interested in learning a bit about “Tai Chi” for relaxation. I stated that I practice TaijiQuan which is very similar to Tai Chi for health and relaxation except we have tried to retain most of the self defense applications and the Qi kung internal harmony along with the art. This making it both a self guided discipline as well as a martial art. He was immediately intrigued and decided to give it a try. The next week he came into class I had advised him to wear loose clothing and flat…

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