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There is no such thing as Qi outside of Movies and Mangas. (If we define Qi as some sort of magic spiritual energy a la Reiatsu). The closest thing to it that actually exists is Getsumei no Michi, which is a type of non-meditation that heightens your awareness. But it's a psychological phenomenon, not magic. Source: I worked directly with a grandmaster of ...


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A recently-created false dichotomy From Kennedy & Guo's excellent book, Chinese Martial Arts Training Manuals: A Historical Survey: There are a number of classification schemes used when discussing Chinese martial arts. The one major thing they all have in common is that they are not very accurate. ... Internal versus External According ...


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In my opinion it is a mental state as opposed to a physical one. This in itself can be powerful, as if it removes a self limiting belief, then great. this can be compared to the placebo effect Eg if you believe that you will get better because you are taking a pill then in some cases you can get better. this doesn't really answer the question, but the ...


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Claims to unambiguity are usually bunk Everyone I have ever heard claim about a method towards "unambiguous" experience of qi, has always pointed to a method that causes known physiological effects, not qi. These include: pressing/poking nerves that causes the electric/burning sensation along the nerve path, stance work that causes your body to shake as ...



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