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revised What does it mean to “uproot” someone in tai chi?
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revised What does it mean to “uproot” someone in tai chi?
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comment What does it mean to “uproot” someone in tai chi?
The reason this will "do" for now: if you create these rigid boxes in your mind to understand the art of strategy, those become structure easily exploitable by someone who wants to take advantage.
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comment What does it mean to “uproot” someone in tai chi?
@DaveLiepmann I'm game. See my answer.
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comment What does it mean to “uproot” someone in tai chi?
Someone once said on Bullshido that Chinese martial art is a bunch of sucker punches. That's high praise.
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answered What does it mean to “uproot” someone in tai chi?
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comment What methods are effective for increasing co-ordination on dual handed techniques?
@tomas everyone reaches understanding from a different way
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comment Conflict escalation management resources
You only need that one taste. Even a memory of a memory is often enough :-D
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comment Sliding the Feet in Contact With the Ground
@DavidH.Clements Robert W. Smith. Chinese Boxing
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comment What does it mean to “uproot” someone in tai chi?
Yep. It is that simple.
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revised How does one progress from tai chi push hands to free-sparring?
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comment How does one progress from tai chi push hands to free-sparring?
@sidran32 I don't like describing ladders of attainment. "No technique" is the minimum required to practice "no mind", otherwise you would just be flailing. The "no mind" I am talking about is more of investigating this bit.ly/hardcore-dharma-three-characteristics during push-hands.
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comment How does one progress from tai chi push hands to free-sparring?
@DaveLiepmann It is an answer. Feel free to downvote it if you can't see the connection. I don't mind.
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comment How does one progress from tai chi push hands to free-sparring?
@DaveLiepmann Like I said in the first sentence of my answer, "This won't be a popular answer."
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comment How does one progress from tai chi push hands to free-sparring?
@DaveLiepmann sidran32 Aside from a few like-minded individuals and friends, most of the people I sparred with secretly try to win. That's not no-mind. "No-mind" is not really internalization of technique. It results from Vispassana practice (or similar variants).
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answered How does one progress from tai chi push hands to free-sparring?
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answered Sliding the Feet in Contact With the Ground
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comment Should I avoid open-handed blocks in sparring?
In other words, if you are going to punch, punch. If you're not punching, don't punch.