The difference between Tai Chi and Kung Fu is that, generally, Kung Fu is a lot more physically strenuous than Tai Chi. While Tai Chi’s main focus nowadays is mental discipline and physical health, Kung Fu is still used as a fighting system that aims at making self-defence instinctive.
The difference between Muay Thai and Boxing is that Muay Thai fighters use their hands, feet, knees and elbows whereas boxer use only the fists. Thus boxing is effective in a fight at a medium distance and is easier to learn. Muay Thai is effective from a distance or from very close, and is more demanding art.
When you start Tai Chi it’s natural to want to get better at it and then to feel slightly overwhelmed when you realize just how much there is to learn. The good news is that if you use a few simple tips, it can be much easier to manage your learning journey and we’ve got some expert tips to make sure you get a handle on your Tai Chi.