physicality

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I can vaguely understand the idea behind stances.

I can also understand the benefits of a "hard" stance.

But defending with a resistive stance is like being a closed door. The attacker can either open the door - find a way to get you to soften, or kick the door in.

I'd prefer being a revolving door.

What happens when you "kick in" a revolving door?

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(on Wikipedia)

Used extensively in Taijiquan, although there are marked differences.

Qigong is energy training and makes use of a Zen state of mind.

The soft style of the Eight Section Brocade, or Eight Treasures Exercises, emphasizing Daoist exercise methods and aims, is arguably now the most popular qigong exercise set practiced all around the world.

  • also known as Chi Kung

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