Star Wars Tai Chi Starring Darth Vader [Video]
Notice the lazy Stormtroopers in the background who are doing little more than standing around.
Watch as Darth Vader does his Lift Knee Thrust Upward pose and his Turn Body, Thrust Downward Pose among 40 other moves in the style of Star Wars.
Here’s the video:
It’s all a bit silly, but check out the definition for Tai and it’s use of “the force” as told from the directors point of view:
Featuring Darth Vader. Chi is the Chinese word meaning ‘life force’ – an energy created by all living beings. A Tai Chi master’s strength flows from this FORCE.
Known for its health benefits, Tai Chi is in fact a martial art, evolved for combat over 4,000 years. The secret is inner calm, relaxed concentration and lethal precision.
Perhaps it’s not as silly as I thought.