It is no surprise that whatever you experience in your life is what you bring into your internal arts practice, just like your internal arts will seep into your life. This was something I noticed when I started going back to practice some of my favorite games such as Chess, Xiangqi, Shōgi, Go...
We will start hosting a biweekly video conferences for Alchemical Garden users.
Come say hello and get to know the people behind silly user names!
Our discussion is completely informal and practically everything goes.
Users who wish to participate in the conferences should reply to this topic...
Yesterday, I had a friendly session using karate rules with a Kyoukushin-kai and a Balkans grappler friend.
One thing that I love about Xin Yi is that we are not religious about sticking to one form of training, and don't adhere to any rules in combat. When training, we respect the ruleset of...
Let's have a video thread for exceptionally bad martial videos that chiefly have unintentional humor value.
This guy is embarrassingly bad and also gives plain hazardous advice. Wrists simply are too frail to be used as direct hitting parts...
1) listening with your ears
2) listening with your heart
3) listening with your breath
0) stretch and create ease in the body
1) line up the bones
2) open the joints
3) muscles hang off bones
4) connection to the floor
5) maintain structure while moving
Connection (through sung)...
Did you see an image or video originating from the popular culture mindset that made you think or laugh out loud recently? This is where you can post it with smart comments. No hit and run messages are allowed!
The problem as I see would be that pop culture often cheapens modest traditional...
This thread is for videos worth checking out.
I think a great way to start is this video on being Ultra Spiritual!
Keep in mind that while the creator in the video has some funny insights, over the past couple years, he has become a weirdo who actually is a life coach with New Age tendencies...