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How do Internal Martial Arts train the Mind?

Submitted byseosami onSat, 08/19/2023 - 04:49

The essence of any Chinese internal martial arts systems (xingyi, tai chi, bagua and yiquan) is training the mind.  Calming the mind leads to greater awareness and ability to focus.  The internal martial arts exercises used to develop this skill are called Standing Gong.  These include Holding the Energy Ball in front of the lower abdomen, Holding the Tree or the more demanding Santi Posture in kung fu training.