Hsing I Chuan


WEAVING THE MECHANIC INTO YOUR MOVEMENTS BP Chan spoke of the opening and closing of the form as well as the opening and closing of the Five Animal Frolics for over two hours one day . This alerted me to the importance of the subject matter. Essentially, you never look […]

WEAVING THE MECHANIC INTO YOUR MOVEMENTS


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SHUAI SHOU Shuai Shou is a favorite exercise of mine . It is useful in a variety of ways and has been refered to as the aspirin of the qigong . The exercise was used after standing meditation to get the blood circulating . i noticed that it was also […]

Shuai Shou


DEFENSE ¬†AGAINST A HOOK PUNCH TO THE RIBS/KIDNEY i can “roll with the punch” using my elbow to Roll Off the force (Lu) and hook Jim Galloway’s wrist . Jim’s resistant wrist will adhere to my elbow and with a turn of the waist, i can pull Jim off balance […]

DEFENSE AGAINST A HOOK PUNCH TO THE RIBS/KIDNEY



    YIQUAN YANG SHENG SET TRANSITIONAL METHOD         The Yiquan Yang Sheng Set is a great standing set for balancing the body both structurally and energetically . i have used the set for years to chase away all manner of illness from Cancer to Osteo Necrosis […]

Yiquan Transitional Method


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BP Chan quote of the day : Regarding the Spirit of the Eyes – ” Body open joints not enough , Eyes help body to open joints . Eyes cause nervous system to open “. This concept is similar to how the body reacts when we see someone we have […]

” Eyes help body open joints …”


USING THE EYES TO GENERATE AHN JIN BP Chan spoke about this action for 2 hours one day . i paid attention and endeavored to develop this skill. i then began the task of applying this concept to all of my actions . i read about the training of a […]

USING THE EYES TO GENERATE AHN JIN



BP Chan quote of the Day : “lf muscles loose ,then tendon and ligament will be like spring ” The path to power in the Internal Martial Arts is to loosen the muscles and lengthen the tendons . It is important to attend to the Inner Work before doing the […]

lf muscles loose ,then tendon and ligament will be like ...


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BP Chan quote of the day : ” Object Exists within” Mr.Chan had these expressions that he would say all of the time . These expressions were quick reference sayings that would allow him to transmit a concept or principle . These expressions were also easy to remember and i […]

“Object Exists With In “


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BP Chan Quote of the Day : “Just Do , No Expectations ” This is one of my favorite quotes of Mr. Chan . It is a life principle to live by. It is also a principle that i encountered very early in my training . i was training I […]

” just do, no expectations”



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BP Chan quote of the Day : ” Tai Chi principle – Expression of the Hands ” i often recommend watching slow motion photography of flowers blooming to Fellow Practitioners. This is similar to watching a posture ” Bloom” . The movement unfurls from the root to the middle to […]

EXPRESSION OF THE HANDS


  STRUCTURAL BUILDING BLOCKS When training in I Chuan with BP Chan , when i would ask where to put my hands he would answer ” you don’t put the hands any where” or “That’s a good question, you should ask your teacher” . The teacher that BP Chan was […]

STRUCTURAL BUILDING BLOCKS


  LEAN OF THE HORSE TO INQUIRE THE WAY – 3 ZONES OF CONTROL     Baguazhang’s posture Lean on the Horse to Inquire the Way uses the 3 zones/fists of control to elicit a response from my opponent. My opponent’s forearm is three fist widths long from the wrist […]

LEAN OF THE HORSE TO INQUIRE THE WAY – 3 ...