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Immortal Fang's Longevity Qigong - Questions

Immortal Fang's Longevity Qigong - Questions

Answers to common questions received from readers of the book - Immortal Fang's Longevity Qigong

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Shaolin Kung Fu Stances

Shaolin Kung Fu Stances

Stances are the foundation of Kung Fu. Learn the 5 basic stances of Shaolin Kung Fu and you will be one step closer to mastery!

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Top Reasons Why You Should Learn Kung Fu

Top Reasons Why You Should Learn Kung Fu

There are many reasons to learn Kung Fu. Here we detail what we think are the top reasons you should be learning Kung Fu.

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Xingyi - Origin and Characteristics

Xingyi - Origin and Characteristics

Learn about the origin of Xingyi and its characteristics.

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Xingyi San Ti - Why is it Important?

Xingyi San Ti - Why is it Important?

In Xing Yi, San Ti is the most fundamental posture. But why is it so important? Why is it emphasized so much, even at advanced levels of training? You got to read the article...

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Why are Kung Fu Stances Important?

Why are Kung Fu Stances Important?

The foundation of all Kung Fu practice are the stances. Find out why Kung Fu stances are so important.

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Kung Fu - Training Prohibitions

Kung Fu - Training Prohibitions

Kung Fu as a traditional practice is sometimes misunderstood by modern people. If you ever thought a training prohibition you heard form your teacher or read was weird, this article will clear that up.

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Tai Chi - Methods to Circulate Qi

Tai Chi - Methods to Circulate Qi

Tai Chi is an advanced practice. The slow motion movements are not the goal. They are the basics. The goal is to circulate and cultivate Qi. Find out more.

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Tai Chi as Internal Cultivation

Tai Chi as Internal Cultivation

Tai Chi is not just a weird slow motion martial art that is good for the health. Training Tai Chi can also be Internal Cultivation.

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Nei Kung - Secrets of Kung Fu by Yuan Chu Tsai

Nei Kung - Secrets of Kung Fu by Yuan Chu Tsai

Internal Power and Nei Kung section from the book Secrets of Kung Fu by Yuan Chu Tsai. Translated from Chinese by Franklin Fick.

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Kung Fu - Six Tips to Improve Your Stances

Kung Fu - Six Tips to Improve Your Stances

Stances are the most important thing in Kung Fu. With these 6 tips you can improve your stances and improve your Kung Fu.

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Qi Sensations in Qigong

Qi Sensations in Qigong

When practicing Qigong what kind of sensations can be expected and what do they mean. Eliminate confusion. Find out everything you need to know.

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Kung Fu - Stretching and Flexibility

Kung Fu - Stretching and Flexibility

Kung Fu training is strenuous. Learn how stretching and flexibility can not only save you from injury but can increase your skill and benefit your techniques.

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Kung Fu - Essential Components for Effectiveness

Kung Fu - Essential Components for Effectiveness

What makes Kung Fu devastating and effective? Learn the essential components that develop devastating fighting skills.

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Qigong Healing

Qigong Healing

How does Qigong work to help bring health to the body? Find out in this informative article that will answer many of your questions.

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