Tag Archive: chi kung

There is Nothing Like Playing Push-Hands for Exercise!

There is nothing like playing some push-hands to enjoy an afternoon. Josh and I frequent the game for a bit of fun and exercise. Once in a while we get a little rowdy . . . but usually we simply train to sweat a bit. This day was a rather demure day of simple exercise….

Ignore Result – Follow Process

“Ignore result,” was a common mantra of Grandmaster Suh. He constantly reminded us to to “try to hard for power,” that power will come out of excellent training following principles — that if you try for power, you will lose it. This is such an important point that I should post it every day for…

Something You Are

When you train kung fu/karate, you step into another world. You walk, kick, and punch through the hands and feet of the ghosts of the past — but you are actually becoming that past, now present. It is a spiritual step. It is a step of trust and ethic. It is a step of faith,…

Trying Too Hard

Instead of trying too hard, overworking and adding to your frustration list, slow things down. Take a deep breath and relax. Wake up each day and make your classes. Listen to the instructors: participate and enjoy yourself. There is nowhere to go and all the time to get there (my common and long standing mantra)….

Train Martial Arts for Life

“The so-called ‘psychotically depressed’ person who tries to kill herself doesn’t do so out of quote ‘hopelessness’ or any abstract conviction that life’s assets and debits do not square. And surely not because death seems suddenly appealing. The person in whom Its invisible agony reaches a certain unendurable level will kill herself the same way…

Exercising With Cancer – Staying Safe While Staying Fit

Welcome to our guest article by David Haas. We enjoy having guest authors from time to time; David has offered this wonderful article encouraging cancer patients to exercise (as best they can under Doctor’s guidance). Please note: obtain your Doctor’s guidance and approval before engaging in any exercise. It’s the smart thing to do. Once…

Chi Kung (Qi Gong) for a Healthier Life

In traditional Chinese medicine the following 7 emotional factors are considered the most likely causes of cancer: joy, anger, melancholy, mental activity (excessive), grief, fright, and fear – important influences on health. These factors generally fall within the normal psychological reactions of the human being. They are a major part of the internal/external being. They…

The Conveyor Belt of Death by Andrew Salman

The Conveyor Belt of Death by Andrew Salman The following is Andrew’s thoughts and perceptions. Enjoy! ……………………………………… The conveyor belt of death…when I first heard that phrase, I laughed and brushed it off. Then I kept hearing it more and more…and it created fear in my mind…and LOTS of questions. Then finally I heard the…

Half Hour Exercise

Please take a moment and watch this clip. It’s an excellent piece on the benefits of exercise … down to earth … easy to understand … by a respected doctor. (Thank you Master Adam for the information) Link here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aUaInS6HIGo&sns=fb All the more reason to train Kung Fu!!!!!

Kung Fu Mastery

Mastery doesn’t come from effort; mastery comes from quality effort! Master Baird