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  1. I Am On A Big Search of Methodologies to Combat Brainwashing

    Recitation and repetition are key ingredients in brainwashing - no wonder martial arts instructors can become cult-of-personality types!

    There's a lot out there. My journey is just beginning. My goal is to consolidate.
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  2. Kung-Fu is Best Equipped for COVID

    Lots of martial arts teachers focus on games of dominance. Definitely requires other people, to dominate on or to get dominated by to learn from, so that one day, you, too, can be a dominator.

    I recently heard a quote that I'm going to use for the rest of my life:
    Play stupid games, win stupid prizes.

    Well, when so much of the training is geared around the concept of dominance, yeah, when something like COVID hits, it completely messes everything up, LOL. ...
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  3. I'm testing this blog out...is it really a blog?

    I've never really used this feature before. I may use this as my training blog...

    I'm gonna go ahead and hit post, and see what happens.
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  4. Is Shaolin-Do for real?

    Quote Originally Posted by Shaolin Wookie View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by bodhi warrior View Post
    Here is a video by a Choy Li Fut sifu demonstrating a back hand slap from his system. It is almost identical to the move we were taught in the 2nd white crane form at brown belt. I donít think Iíve seen another system do this move so close to Shaolin do. It kinda makes a point Iíve believed for awhile. The core material and the movements can trace their roots to Shaolin. Even though the arrangement of form movements themselves are different. I have found other connections as well. Anyway. Have
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  5. About "Open and Close" in Sun Taiji...

    This is to help those interested in Sun Taiji...specifically about "Open and Close"

    I write this because very often I see Sun Style Open and Close being performed (in my mind) incorrectly. Hope this helps.

    Most people make the shape and do the rough form of "Open and Close". However, I'm writing this to point out the details of how the front and back side of the lungs are put into play. Your elbows should not pull backwards causing the front ...
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