Opening Car Door… Tai Qi Style

Did you know you can apply Tai Qi movements to everyday tasks? Dr. John Nieters demonstrates how using your core to open the car door can be effortless and reduce the chance of injury.

Dr. John Nieters began studying Tai Qi with Master YC Chang almost 50 years ago. He also studied Wing Chun and small circle Jiu Jitsu. He started his studies with Peter Ralston – who won the full contact World Championships held in China (the first non-Asian to do so) in 1978 – in 1980 and continued to apprentice with him until 1992. He studied Tai Qi Chuan, Hsing Yi Chuan, Ba Gua, Free Fighting, Tai Qi Sword, Shaolin Staff, Ta Lu, and San Shou. While he apprenticed he also taught Tai Qi Chuan and Free Fighting.

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