Monthly Archives: August 2012

On Teaching Taijiquan

Yesterday I taught the first Taiji class held at the Donelson-Hermitage YMCA. For me it was my first and only class. I resigned from my position there earlier this month. My friend Anthony, who studied ILC with Sigung in NY … Continue reading

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So About This Eating Thing…

Well after not having much of an appetite/not eating enough, I turned things around yesterday. I woke up early, put on some eggs, and did some Qigong while I waited for my eggs to boil. This is just a tip … Continue reading

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Feeling Foggy

Have you ever had that foggy feeling where you just feel sort of “off?” I was feeling that most of the day yesterday. Things started out well. It was a little chilly– we actually set a record low of 56 … Continue reading

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Week 1 Down

My first week of a combined program consisting of P90X and Tai Cheng is over and the second week begins today. Last Monday’s workout went awesome, if you call realizing how much you’ve let yourself become deconditioned, in a sense. … Continue reading

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Weak SITS muscles in Internal Martial Artists

When people start studying Chinese Internal Martial Arts, it is common to encounter people with an inability to relax their shoulders.  This inability may be due to poor posture or overdeveloped pectoral muscles, but there is also usually some injury … Continue reading

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Another Freak Accident

Well, I wanted to write an entry all about how I had started a combination workout of P90X and Tai Cheng for the next 90 days. This has been something I’ve been planning to do since the spring, but finally … Continue reading

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