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Idealism and Impracticality of Internal Martial Arts (Taijiquan, Baguazhang, and Xingyiquan)

There are many videos that came out recently on MMA versus internal and traditional martial arts, and the internal/traditional martial arts masters or practitioners in these videos are getting beat or knocked out very easily by these MMA fighters. I'm writing this blog post to address the issue of idealism specifically on internal martial arts, [...]

Comparative Analysis on Dai Xinyiquan and Modern Xingyiquan

Modern Xingyiquan, whether Shanxi style or Hebei style, originated from Dai Xinyiquan. My training started in Shanxi style Xingyiquan, and then later started training in Dai Xinyiquan. Based on my training in these two styles, I compare their differences in terms of structure, internal force or power, and practical fighting capability. In terms of structure, [...]

Xinyi-Dao Methods of Seated Meditation

Experience the Power of Xinyi-Dao System's Seated Meditation! Xinyi-Dao seated meditation methods, while related to Daoist and Buddhist meditation methods, strongly emphasize the 6 harmonies of the Internal Martial Arts. Beginning with ‘simply’ sitting in stillness, breathing methods are gradually introduced, and the practice eventually progresses to dantian movement within the seated posture. Come spend [...]