Martial Qigong

Welcome to another edition of the weekly White Crane Online blog. Over the past few weeks we have been exploring topics in and around the theme of Taoism. Last week I introduced the core concept of Qi (if you missed it, you might want to read it here first) and I explained a little bit … Continue reading Martial Qigong

Day 29 – Hong Kong Tourist

China 2019 - Day 29, Thursday, 15th August When you look at a planet from space, you don't think, "Hmmm, I wonder what arbitrary lines of segregation have been drawn on that planet?" You think, "Wow, what an awesome looking planet!!" Now, practicalities and logistics aside, and I don't want to hurt anyone's national pride, … Continue reading Day 29 – Hong Kong Tourist

Day 27 – Modern Day Self Defence

China 2019 - Day 27, Tuesday, 13th August Today has been my last day at the tai chi school and as ever you have mixed emotions about these things. Sad that the training has come to an end, I will miss Masters Ping and Kim and many of the students...and of course there will be … Continue reading Day 27 – Modern Day Self Defence

Day 26 – Tai Chi, Forms and Principles

China 2019 - Day 26, Monday, 12th August Thoughts on Learning Forms, Principles, Eastern/Western Instructors, and Health and Martial Tai Chi So the Chen 74 form and the broadsword form moves have all been shown to me now - notice that I am hesitant to say that I have learnt them, as yet! That's a … Continue reading Day 26 – Tai Chi, Forms and Principles