Lesson 8: Dissolving Incoming Force


  1. what is happening in the dantian and mingmen while the above exercises are going on? are they also empty and transmitting energy through or are they full of chi via partially closing the lower gate (anus)?

    art warwick

  2. I really appreciate that you include the less than perfect demonstrations. It accentuates the sophistication of TCC, i.e. “Even Sifu doesn’t get it right all the time,” and avoids the compliant students, chi-magic BS, all at once.

    • Ben Sterling says

      It’s also important for learning how to correct errors and build your skill. If you only see it done perfectly every time then it’s much harder to figure out how to get from where you are to where you’re trying to be.