Author Archives: steveehrenreich

About steveehrenreich

I am a long time practitioner of martial arts and Yi Chuan student of Master Cheuk Fung.

The Song of the Jammin Jong

A frayed nerve and a little spatMy mind running away with all of thatThe children’s quibble grows louder in wrathMy nose tells me the damn dog needs a bath A quite corner, some personal spaceI kick off my shoes and … Continue reading

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Are You Searching for Strength?

Oneness strength, Hun Yuan, internal strength, Neijia or integrated strength is not only something cursed by the Tower of Babel but a truly tricky thing to figure out. I struggled with it. I have witnessed my Gung Fu brothers struggle … Continue reading

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Now Teaching in Missouri City (suburb of Houston) Texas

I am happy to announce that I have relocated to Missouri City, Texas. Missouri City is a suburb of Houston on the southwest side adjacent to Sugar Land. I am available for private and semi-private lessons by appointment as well … Continue reading

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Misunderstood

This picture was taken a number of years ago. Its a snap shot of my Teacher sending me flying during a Yi Chuan partner practice called ‘bouncing’. I often get reactions from people that this must be fake. I also … Continue reading

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Announcing my ‘Explore Yi Chuan’ Self-Study Course

For many years now I have counselled and taught practitioners of various martial arts and energy work styles Yi Chuan ideas and exercises.  During this time I have moved around the world, living in the United States, the United Kingdom … Continue reading

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Standing with Purpose

Standing Practice, also know as Standing the Stake, Jam Jong, Zhuan Zhuang, etc. is utilized by many martial arts and healing modalities to develop connectivity and increase energy flow. The so-called hugging the tree posture is probably what most people … Continue reading

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Yin & Yang vs. Yin then Yang

Sometimes the obvious is the hardest to see.  I think that applies to Yin & Yang, a symbol the is ubiquitous in martial arts.  We talk about it, put it on our t-shirts, hang it on the wall, its beady … Continue reading

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Manifesting Structure Through Intention (MSTI) Exercise

I developed this training routine to help you learn how to use intention to develop unity in your body’s structure (frame). Background The state of unity or ‘Hunyan’ as we refer to it in Yi Chuan is the dynamic balance … Continue reading

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Free Consultation for those Interested in Distance Learning

I am happy to announce that I am now offering a free 45 minute consultation for folks interested in distance learning. When I was first approached by a prospective student who wanted lessons on-line I was skeptical.  I did not … Continue reading

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Changing Mind & Body

Yi Chuan training changing mind & body. Continue reading

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