Awakening

In choosing the red pill “teacher” training I did not really understand the implications of this. Being young as is sometimes the case I thought I understood and could always figure it out later, right? The military base I was stationed at in Korea, Camp Edwards very close to the “DMZ” still a long trip […]

Master Zhang Yongliang

I was introduced to Master Zhang through a student of his David Kong, who had a push hand group in San Francisco many years ago. 認識張師傅是透過他的一個學生孔大衛。孔大衛多年前在舊金山組織了一個推手團體。 In meeting Master Zhang, his teaching and skill sets were so different and unique, I would spend the next ten years to this day following and studying from him, […]

Volley jin

this is called volley jin.  Zhang, Shifu demos in this way to allow others to feel it.  Often talked about on the web, known by other names “kong jin”  or what some call “empty force” Often the subject of many heated discussions on the web, and even there watching, feeling it first hand.   Many had different […]

Mind

意念 Often people ask about where they should put their mind, it should not be on ones self, the other or on the contact point…the writings of the Zen Master,  talks in terms of sword practice,  in principle its the same idea for the same reasons. The practice of taiji  frees ones mind, and body. […]

mass

Often we talk about moving ones mass or anthers mass, instead of their weight. I use the word mass in order to help make it clear that we do not want to disrupt the others connection to the earth, nor do want to use our own in direct sense. “Your mass is the same wherever […]