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    Yanlei and YanZi both use it as a stretch as well...

    Yanlei and YanZi both use it as a stretch as well for warmup's.
    Start in horse stance and shift to a bow and arrow stance with the arms out as in Tan Tui and really reach extending the shoulder of...
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    Here are some suggestions

    I'm guessing but I'd say you look at xiao hong fist for the start to an answer.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MD4zJv-rwLM

    and this one:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RciA1j1uPek&t=10s ...
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    That is pretty cool.

    That is pretty cool.
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    Yes movement is the same all the way through,...

    Yes movement is the same all the way through, focus different for each set.

    One thing I forgot to mention is you may feel stuck when doing it at certain points, if you do focus on that spot...
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    The basics of it are you do the exercise 3 times...

    The basics of it are you do the exercise 3 times with a different path each time and each exercise you do 9 times.
    The first one you do on the front of the body, the second is on the back and the...
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    Rett I agree, Not sure if any of you have done...

    Rett I agree,

    Not sure if any of you have done Channel Dredging I always feel taller when I'm done doing that exercise, however I also feel stiffer.
    Doesn't really lend itself to a video so don't...
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    If your familiar with Bob...

    If your familiar with Bob Cooley(https://www.thegeniusofflexibility.com/bob-cooley)
    When you get into the details he explains that one exercise following another creates a natural flow that enhances...
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    It very well could. Here is an example of his...

    It very well could. Here is an example of his cat stance that I was talking about:
    https://youtu.be/w-4n7cbNXZw?t=238

    Changing the subject yet again. It's crazy how many different forms of...
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    I meant the bit before he draws back the bow. If...

    I meant the bit before he draws back the bow. If you look at his other stuff he also does a similar thing with his arms when transitioning to cat stance when doing a basic stance form.

    YinOrYan,...
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    Makes sense to me Rett, on another note, I really...

    Makes sense to me Rett, on another note, I really like how Yan Lei uses his hands to rotate his torso on the draw the bow section. You can see what I'm talking about here:...
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    For those of you that practice this, in part 7,...

    For those of you that practice this, in part 7, do you breathe out when you punch out or in?
    Me personally I feel it more when I'm breathing out when I punch. I was taught it's not really a punch...
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    If any of you have audible I really like this...

    If any of you have audible I really like this audio book:

    Learn Mandarin Chinese with Paul Noble for Beginners Complete Course: Mandarin Chinese Made Easy with Your Personal Language Coach
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    online workouts

    Gene said we need to post more to keep things alive so here goes.

    It's pretty crazy how everyone seems to be creating online workouts.
    Yan Lei is producing a bunch of home workouts on youtube:...
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    They only show threads within the last month or...

    They only show threads within the last month or two I think.
    So if people don't respond to them within a certain time they archive. You can still search for things.
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    Yanlei has this one: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iWNNX-IhBJQ which is short but great.
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    Stuart, If your in the UK, I'd recommend...

    Stuart,

    If your in the UK, I'd recommend checking out shaolintempleuk.org
    Yanzi runs a school there in china. I was there for the summer of 2016 for a couple of weeks: (I actually went with...
  17. Thread: Styles of Yoga

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    goat yoga

    Here is a new trend: (shudder)
    https://www.mprnews.org/story/2018/06/10/they-climb-on-you-if-youre-lucky-yoga-and-goats-a-popular-pairing-at-minneapolis-park
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    I'm sure I'm asking for it responding to this...

    I'm sure I'm asking for it responding to this one. :)

    I would go with the obvious answer, training is not sparring. I don't know of any serious kungfu or karate person that would fight with their...
  19. Thread: Visualization

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    Cool link

    http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2016/05/kung-fu-visualizations/

    Thought people might like this.
  20. Sweet

    Got my book last week. I've only read Chapter 1 so far but I'm hooked, as soon as I finish up the book I'm currently reading I'm going to really dig into this.

    Now I just need to head over to...
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