I suppose I can always blame my male ego for the 450 Monkey Climbs exercise but really it was just dumb. This was how it happened. Several years ago I was training with a small group of students in our instructor’s garage. It was a regular Friday event. We did our self defence drills and […]
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When you have completed the form – meditate for at least 1 minute before walking away
‘Invest in loss?’ When I first read this Chinese quote years ago it didn’t make any sense. How can you invest in loss? But several years later in my Tai Chi training I finally understood what this quote really meant. And when I made that realisation I looked at every opportunity to ‘invest in loss.’ […]
Lately, I’ve been thinking about the work I do with Sue in our AQ/KQ seminars and the way I describe myself. In the past I’ve described myself as an instructor in Tai Chi but eventually I stop doing that because now it infers all I do is give instructions. I now use the term ‘Teacher’ […]
Strikes: focus on your tan tien not your shoulders or arms.