Grandmaster Tse started the seminar with a lecture. First he described the meaning of the Chinese writing on this year’s polo shirt: 心意氣神 (xīn yì qì shén).
Part 21 of the series of White Crane seminars was the first one for 2024. It was almost three months since the last one, due to the Christmas break, so it was good to get back to it.
Bouh is slower than Mah, but it is also used when describing positions and footwork, like Mah Bouh 馬步.
A good Sīfú with good spirit will find they right student, and the right student will find the right Sīfú.
Sīgōng 師公 – Grandteacher, Wáng Píng 王平 and Sīgōng Wu Ren 胡仁 studied the same skill, perhaps they were Kung Fu brothers.
For the recent Dragon Shadow Sword seminar, and the first one of 2024, Sifu’s lecture discussed the external element verses the internal of Chun Yuen Quan and how they work together, both in the forms and developing our Gong Lik, or internal strength.
One inch longer, one inch stronger. One inch shorter, one inch more danger!
Zhōng Lí Quán said, “I have been watching you. I even tested you many times. You are not affected by other distractions, so I knew you had the potential to study Daoism.
Shàolín Quán 少林拳 – Shàolín Fist, passed down to many people and spread out to many areas as these people passed on their skills.
We have all been looking forward to continuing studying Hard Qigong Level 1.
The seminar was started by going through the rules and GM Tse explaining and refining their meaning.