Blog entries by Xue Sheng

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  2. Wing Chun is a style I only dabbled in, and if I had not found Taijiquan and Xingyiquan I likely would have trained it much more. I came across this video of Ip Chun, at 94 years old, doing Chi Sau. [MEDIA] Ip Chun - Born (1924-07-10)
  3. September 14, 1991 I took my first Taijiquan class. After 19 years in Japanese and Korean marital arts, and a back injury.. I went to taijiquan This is not me, but this is the form I first learned. [MEDIA]
  4. Since I have had the time (again) due to my knees (again)…and now my right wrist (a victim of Hindu pushups I think)…I’ve been doing some thinking about martial arts, training, exercise, diet, health. I realized my injury prone time started about 10 years ago… broke my ankle and then blew out a...
  5. I have had to stop JKD class...again. Basically the overall feeling at this point is..... "Dang I'm old" I probably should not have gone back in the first place, due to the thinning retina issue. But then this class was not focused on striking as much as the first and focuses more on...
  6. The Five Element Palm Qigong Seminar - scheduled for September 29 and 30 in Albany NY has been cancelled
  7. …., with the possible exception of "Xue Sheng the clueless", post… AKA; we all knew this would happen…he's addicted, he can't stop.....so why doesn’t he just accept it, quit trying to stop, shut up and train Yeah, I started training Xingyiquan again. I think it was a combination of the JKD...
  8. Ego

    Ego - noun, plural e·gos. 1.the “I” or self of any person; a person as thinking, feeling, and willing, and distinguishing itself from the selves of others and from objects of its thought. 2.Psychoanalysis. the part of the psychic apparatus that experiences and reacts to the outside world and...
  9. I have to stop thinking I'm old “If you start thinking you’re old subconsciously, your conscious mind is going to take hold of that and your body is going to start acting old, feeling old. Then you’re old.” - Sam “Sonny” Bryant Jr (70 years old) This is Sam Bryant at 70 - started working out...
  10. Now there is a topic I have never posted about. I found these old photos completely by accident on this site William Dudley Pelley Thought others might like to see them too [IMG] Front row l-r: Ryohei Uchida, Kamasaburo Lizuka, Sakuzo Uchida (younger brother) and Ikkan Miyakawa. Back row:...
  11. wait...it was 8 postures!!!!! I do Taijiquan every day and last week, Thursday, something just did not feel right. It felt like I was missing something, that the form was to short, but I kept on doing the form, every day, even though it just felt wrong. I chalked this feeling up to that fact...
  12. Something came to my attention this past week that I am not all to happy about.... I have on a few occasions pointed people in the direction of the training they are looking for both on MT and off MT. Most times it is someone looking for a school in their geographical location and a simple web...
  13. [IMG] 复活节快乐 Fùhuó jié kuàilè
  14. [MEDIA] Xingyiqaun 5 elements, done by Hai Yang Tried something today, which likely is far from original, and I am sure others have done it before, since Xingyiqyan has been around for over 200 years, but I was never shown it and I have never done it before today. As far as Xingyi is concerned...
  15. I was reading through various philosophical quote this morning and these help with something I did not realize was even an issue until I read them. Just wanted to share them in case they may help others We need to learn how to want what we have NOT to have what we want in order to get steady...