Nei Gong and health: stability

This is an older article of mine,  which seems worth reposting. My aim of deconstructing and freeing the Nei Gong methods of deceptive vocabulary and abstract concepts, is to unveil the knowledge specific for health oriented movement training to ordinary people. I do not claim…

The effects of “NO LOAD” training

Lately I came across a new interesting study* which compared weight training to resistance training where participants contracted as hard as they could through the full range of motion without using any load. This is one of the training principles of Focused Muscular Tension based…

Focused muscular tension exercises

 My favourite way of exercising is using your own muscular tension. It goes under a few different names, but I prefer the term “focused muscular tension exercises”, because it encompasses all different modes of training. How you use the tension is different between systems. There…

Why I practice Internal Martial Arts

So I have been investing quite a lot of years into my Yi Quan practice. From a self-reflective perspective regarding my character I do not consider myself the same “person” as I was when I started this practice. Back then I wanted a martial art…