You had a wonderful experience with Qigong and Tai Chi in the beginning. But then life got in the way, and you stopped practicing. Maybe it’s been a few months since you practiced regularly. Maybe even years. Of course, you’ve tried to start practicing again, but there’s never enough momentum to keep things going. You […]
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Are you ready to make some sacrifices in order to learn a life-transforming art? If so, then here are some tips.
At the end of our practice, we go through a series of steps that we call The Closing Sequence. Here is a video review of the complete sequence.
In my Karate days, my daily training was much different than it is today. The famous Karate master, Mas Oyama, offered the following advice: “Train more than you sleep.” That was the philosophy that I followed back then. I practiced hard. I pushed myself. I trained as much as possible. I suffered, but I endured.
You’ve probably heard it before: If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it. This truism also applies to arts like Tai Chi, Qigong, Kung Fu, and Meditation. If you aren’t measuring your progress, then you aren’t managing your arts (or yourself!).
Are you struggling with keeping your practice regular? Do you sincerely want to get back on track with your practice?
Would you rather take 6 months to accomplish a goal, or 6 years? I prefer the former. What about you?
People are usually surprised when they hear that I started out as a bad student. “But Sifu, you’re so disciplined!” That’s true now, but I wasn’t always that way. Discipline is something that I had to build.
What if I told you that, to become more disciplined, you only needed to commit to 1 habit. What if that habit was also easy. Would you be interested?
Daily practice is the key to success with Flowing Zen. But it’s not easy to keep your practice regular. No matter how disciplined you are, you’ll still run into obstacles. The 2-Minute Drill s a great way to overcome these obstacles.