'Silently store up knowledge and ponder. One can gradually arrive at the heart's desire......The practitioner must carefully study. This is the treatise.'

(Wang Tsung-yueh)

Tai Chi for Everybody by Karel and Eva Koskuba, Readers Digest

Highly recommended. Has the complete first section of Lao Jia Yi Lu as taught by the Three Treasures School so is an invaluable tool for students. It also has detailed instruction on many other aspects of Tai Chi including silk reeling.

Introductory books for beginners:

Movements Of Magic Bob Klein, Frog Ltd

There Are No Secrets Woolfe Lowenthal, North Atlantic

Gateway To The Miraculous Woolfe Lowenthal, North Atlantic

Tai Chi Chuan For Health And Self Defence T.T. Laing, Vintage Books

Chen Style Taijiquan (The Source of Taiji Boxing) Sim and Gaffney, North atlantic books

Intermediate and Advanced Reading:

The following books are important reading for those who develop a strong interest as often these are translations of original works (Classics).

Chen Taijiquan: Masters & Methods Davidine Sim & David Gaffney, D&D Publications

Cultivating The Chi Stuart Alve Olson, Dragon Door

The Intrinsic Energies Of Tai Chi Chuan Stuart Alve Olson, Dragon Door

The Essence Of Tai Chi Chuan The Literary Tradition (Taiji Classics) Lo/Inn/Amacker/Foe, North Atlantic

Tai Chi Touchstones Douglas Wile, Sweet Chi Press

The Tai Chi Boxing Chronicles Kuo/Guttman, North Atlantic Books

The Five Levels of Taijiquan Grandmaster Chen Xiaowang, Singing Dragon Books

Other recommended books:

Mind Over Matter; Higher Martial Arts Shi Ming/Siao Weija, Frog Ltd.

Chen: Living Taijiquan in the Classical Style Master Jan Silberstorff

Chen Familly Taijiquan Form Manual Contact three treasures taiji for details