We have a special treat for you. A video of the 2004 World Push Hands champion giving a talk at Google. Yes Google. He happens also to be a world chess master. We are talking about chess and tai chi champion Josh Waitzkin. This video is for anyone who wants to understand how to learn better. Anyone who believes in the pursuit of excellence. It covers topics such as:
(about 5 Min into the video to about 12 min are the most Tai Chi related comments)
Feeling the flow
Controlling your opponents intentions.
Two minds becoming connected.
Interaction between the conscious and unconscious mind.
Work with their strength.
Don't gloss over the losses.
Each error has a technical and physiological component.
How to use empty space.
Every student learn differently.
Great teachers listen first.
Tai Chi and chess have many things in common.
Tai Chi is a way to express yourself.