The 8 Form is for developing the body, improving posture, muscle strength and relaxation, improving circulation, helping concentration, maintaining energy levels and keeping the metabolism and digestive system in a healthy state. It can also help you to control your temper and emotional states by reducing your levels of anxiety and stress.
The 8 Form rear view is to enable people to more easily follow the demonstration
This version is for students familiar with the form
This version is for students familiar with the form to follow
This version includes energy releasing movements
This version with energy release is for more experienced students to follow
Chen Taijiquan is based on 8 forces/energies and 5 movements/steps, together these are the 13 principles