Category Archives: Tai Chi

Striving For Perfection: Combat Effectiveness And Spiritual Development

Most traditional martial arts place high importance on perfection of movement. Why should this be when real fighting is far from perfect. This post looks at the advantages of striving for perfection of movement both in terms of combat effectiveness and spiritual development. Continue reading

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Tai Chi Jian (Sword)

Tai Chi Jian demonstrated by Damo Mitchell, author and founder of the Lotus Nei Gong Association. Continue reading

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Lotus Nei Gong & Tai Chi Course

A course for practitioners of internal martial arts wishing to expand their knowledge, or external martial artists who want to understand internal work and perhaps introduce some of it into their own martial arts. Continue reading

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The True Purpose Of Makawara Training & A Review

Many people believe that the main purpose of makawawa training in Karate is to harden the knuckles. Whilst it does obviously do this, this is a secondary function. It has much more to do with correct alignment and body structure than most people ever imaged. Find out more here. Continue reading

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Keeping a Beginner’s Mind

A brilliant insight into mindset of a martial artist (my Sensei and Tai Chi teacher) and what we should strive for. Continue reading

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