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30/01/2015 11:26

"Patriots wanted" - just published!

My new published novel "Patriots wanted" is available on Amazon.      


22/09/2014 15:23

New photos in the Gallery - T'ai Chi ch'uan

  See new photos in my T'ai Chi ch'uan gallery! View the photos here.


18/08/2014 11:01

Prague, September 2014 - T'ui shou workshop

  T'UI SHOU WORKSHOP BY ROBERT AMACKER - FRIDAY 12 OF SEPTEMBER 2014 from 10am till 1pm in the center of Prague at Strelecky ostrov. His workshop will be entirely devoted to what he considers to be the definitive skill of Taijiquan, that is, the ability to make taijis. This is an entirely...


18/08/2014 10:47

Prague, September 2014 - acoustic concert

  VOJTĚCH AND IRENA HAVLOVI WITH ROBERT AMACKER Acoustic concert, violoncello, viola da gamba, drum 14 OF SEPTEMBER 2014 IN PRAGUE AT DIVADLO DOBEŠKA A chance meeting in Prague brought Vojta and Irena Havel together with Moscow-based American drummer Robert Amacker for a startling...


06/08/2014 11:42

New T'ai Chi Ch'uan videos

Look at my new videos - The Civil Side Of T'ui Shou


29/07/2014 11:23

The Theoretical Basis Of T'ai Chi Ch'uan - eBook

In March 2014 I published an eBook! You can find more information about it on page The Theoretical Basis Of T'ai Chi Ch'uan.


09/07/2014 19:16


This page is to notify readers of new additions to the website, and to make whatever clarifications that I feel necessary to their understanding.     Today's Posting is:  November 6, 2009     Some more of my mercifully abridged life story in ABOUT...


25/10/2009 01:39

Eight Enigmas of T'ai Chi Ch'uan - second half

By Robert Amacker DISCHARGE The practice of discharge is probably the most misunderstood and incorrectly executed of any in the art of T’ai Chi Ch’uan. I mentioned that the one thing that we never do in the actual complete manifestation of T’ai Chi Ch’uan is push anyone. People’s simple inability...


10/10/2009 23:12

Eight Enigmas of T'ai Chi Ch'uan - first half

By Robert Amacker In the study of T’ai Chi Ch’uan, there are numerous concepts that fall considerably outside the realm of normal experience. The fact that, for the great majority of students of the art, the real meaning behind most of them will retain the status of enigmas is testimony to the...


27/08/2009 10:06

The Question of Uprightness

By Robert Amacker I approach this subject with feelings of great trepidation. I consider it to be the most important question in T'ai Chi Ch'uan today, because confusion concerning it, and wrong conclusions drawn as a result of this confusion, create a stumbling block to a deep understanding of the...