Sifu Shares

Learn the internal arts on all five levels, physical, emotional, mental, energetic and spiritual.

Play with what you love

"If a student expends a day’s efforts they will obtain a day’s results. As the days and months accumulate success will come." Fu Zhongwen Internal arts practice is certainly not for the immediate gratification crowd. There’s a saying that I like to use; “many come to the table but few stay for...

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Maturing Your Practice

Maturing Your Practice Learning the forms is just one aspect of Taijiquan practice. After you have committed the forms to memory one should stop and take a look as to what has made it into your forms. Do you have: Proper structure and alignment Root Is the breath being utilized...

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​After iron has been beaten...

After iron has been beaten thousands of times and refined hundreds of times, it changes its nature and becomes steel. Steel is firm internally and highly reflective externally. Iron by contrast is not only less flexible but its external appearance is rough. 'Coarse strength' , after undergoing...

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Seek Stillness in Motion

“The external martial arts view leaping and stumbling as ability. They employ exertion of qi and strength, so that after training they are invariably gasping for breath. Taijiquan uses stillness to manage movement. Even when there is movement there is stillness. Therefore, in practicing the...

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