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Elbows

Unlocking the Elbow Gate Part 1

There is a secret source of taiji power that is buried in plain sight. You actually have two of them, standard issue for most humans, and you have most likely been unaware of the vast potential they...

Unhitched and Untethered

I watched a lot of westerns when I was a kid. Gunsmoke, The Lone Ranger, Wild Bill Hickok, Have Gun Will Travel...the list goes on. It was a staple of our meager television diet when there were only...

Three Pillars

Big Change! Getting More From Your Kua

Understanding the kua is essential to internal gongfu. It's what connects the legs to the torso physically and energetically. I devoted a chapter to it in Taijiquan: Through the Western Gate:  The...

Central Equilibrium, Part Two

Larry Cunningham, Yale University scholar in Chinese and Western philosophy recently sent me this quote from Confucius in The Doctrine of the Mean (4th or 3rd century BCE). He said it “seems to be...

Central Equilibrium-Part One

Central equilibrium is an essential quality of all internal martial arts. Once you get the hang of it, it makes everything else you do easier too. When centered and balanced it is easier to function...

Knee

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Jade Pillow Gate

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