Monthly Archives: November 2014

Change in Second Sunday Class Format

We tried something new with our 2-3 PM Sunday class today.  Instead of devoting the whole hour to Qin Na, we worked on techniques from all four categories of applications:  Qin Na (joint locking), Da (hand and elbow strikes), Ti … Continue reading

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Comparison and Competition

American culture can be very competitive.  Advertising media, to take just one example, constantly entice you to compare yourself to others and to acquire newer, flashier or more expensive things to catch up and get ahead of others.   There … Continue reading

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The Concept of Functional Meditation

In Qigong practice (which you know includes Taijiquan–martial qigong) we learn to use the wisdom mind to regulate the emotional mind. Persons who let their emotional mind run without regulation can be constantly buffeted about by the external and even … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Philadelphia woman’s abduction caught on video

If you saw the video of the woman in Philadelphia being abducted, I am sure that we are all glad that she was rescued alive and apparently not seriously injured.  She is lucky because she beat the odds.  Most of … Continue reading

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