Chinese

If you were born during one of the following years, 1912,1924,1936,1948,1960,1972,1984 or 1996, then you were born in the year of Rat. This year you will meet up with so many people and you will also meet up with someone you really like. If you are looking for a relationship, this can be your chance. Also, you will get promoted to a good position and earn some extra money. Clear up any debts you might have and plan for the future. This year you will be full of energy, so take this chance to...

J oroscope

If you were born during one of the following years, then you were born in the year of the Horse. This year will be a time of changes. There is someone of the opposite sex who comes into your life that makes you a little bit confused. Concentrate on what you really want ratherthan bedistracted. Think carefully about both sides before making any decisions. Be careful of your health, particularly the heart and lungs. If you were born during one of the following years, then you were born in the...

Wing Chun Instructors Course

The beginning of October the Tse Qigong Centre held its annual Wing Chun Instructor Course. As with any Tse Qigong Centre Instructors course, students who attend must meet certain standards in their own training and also be nominated by their teacher. This year saw a few more new candidates as well as many familiar faces. Even though people came from various different parts of the country, all knew each other very well already. One person commented on how you might not have seen some one for a...

Skating on the

Stand still with both feet together and hands resting on IV the Daimai points which are located at the waist. Fig 13. Turn the left foot outwards 90 degrees to the left and at the same time make a anti-clockwise circle with the left hand, coming back to the Daimai points as in the original V. position. Fig 14-15. Turn the body 180 degrees with right foot so that your body is facing the opposite direction. Meanwhile, the right VI. hand should make an anti-clockwise circle from the right Daimai...

Side View

The left hand stays at the left Daimai and does not move. Fig 6-7. VI. Repeat the same movement on the left side again, stepping forward a total of three times. The first step should be left foot left hand, the second step is right foot right hand and the last step is left foot left hand again. At the end both feet should be together and the both hands should on the points as in the beginning. VII. Now step back diagonally with the left foot, letting the left hand follow by making a clockwise...

Three Kings Canon Fist Self Defence

Punch your opponent with the right hand. Fig 1 Your opponent will block you with his left hand. Using your right hand grab hold of his left wrist. He then punches at you with his left hand. Block and then grab his left wrist with your left hand. Fig 2 Twist his arms to lock him down and press your right elbow against his body. Fig 3 Suddenly push forwards throwing him back. Fig 4. Punch at your opponent with your right hand. Fig 5 Allow him to grab your wrist and attempt to lock you. Fig 6...

Stretching Meditation

The final seminars of 2003 were held in London and Manchester on Dec 6 and 7th. These were on stretching and meditation. Yoga has become quite popular in recent years and this course explained how Qigong approaches stretching and its benefits to health. Stretching helps to promote the circulation of Qi and blood. However as with all things, everything must be balanced and so along with training flexibility we must also train the body to be strong as well. The students were taught to warm up...

Treating Emphysema

I have read your books and have been impressed with the practices I have found in them. I would like to know what you can tell me about the use of Qigong to treat emphysema. Thank you for your time. Thank you for your letter. Qigong can help with all kinds of illnesses. The style of Qigong that I teach and practise is over 1,800 years old which means it has a lot of history and energy following it. In the Dayan Qigong system, we do movements which carry the Qi to acupuncture points in the body...

Preventing Flu and Cold Massage

Today many people have low immune systems and so easily catch cold in the Winter. This is because their bodies are weak, lack exercise and have a poor diet. Here are some massage techniques for the nose and face that can help us prevent cold and flu. 1. Rub up and down both sides of your nose with the middle fingers 80 times. Fig 1 2. Rub the Yingxian points which are located on either side of the nostrils a total of 60 times in a circular motion. Fig 2 3. Place your fingers on top of your eyes...

Reinventing the Wheel

Ioving larger objects about, in particular, would require a lot of manpower in the form of slaves and using systems like rolling trunks of wood, which would need large amounts of resources. Then came one of time's most useful inventions that probably made life a little bit simpler this was the creation of the wheel, this revolutionary new idea meant that items, be they large or small, could easily be transported from A to B. No longer did you have to struggle and carry everything around or move...

Qigong for the Lungs

Horse Stance Exercise

I am hoping that you will help me in this matter with your valuable advice. I had a bad chest infection about a month and a half ago, and a very bad cough. After treatments with two courses of antibiotics my chest infection finally was gone but my cough seems to have become permanent and it is very painful. I had two X-rays and both show my lungs are clear and there does not seem to be anything wrong. I can't even go to work due to these coughing fits. I started practising Qi Gong a few months...

Taijli

Zhao Bao Taiji Book

No matter what forces come to it, it will turn to reduce the power and then return it. If the force comes from the right, then the Taiji ball will let go to the right and then go to the left and return energy back to the opponent. If the force goes to the left, it will let go of the left and then go to the right and then back to the opponent. If the force comes to the top, it will let go of the top and hit back from the bottom. If the force comes to the bottom, it will...

WhatA Performance

Cultural differences manifest themselves in many different ways. Some of them can be quite obvious and others just sneak up on you when you least expect. In the first few weeks of teaching in China many have this experience - you stand before your class and present a lively and enthusiastic introduction to the topic of the day. To check that the students have understood the gist of what you have said, you then ask a few pertinent questions, all of which are met with stony silence and the stare...

Oz Tour

Following last year s severe drought and bush fires, Australia was in dire need of a long cool drink and Sifu s visit to Queensland in November December provided the necessary refreshment it even rained He arrived on a Thursday so I went to pick him up on Wednesday - dead keen, eh and Neale Svenson from New Zealand, his partner Catherine and baby son Sol also arrived to complete the party. We had a good turn out in Toowoomba for the demonstration on Saturday of about 35 people and a...