Author Archives: steveehrenreich

About steveehrenreich

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

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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Australia!

I have recently moved to Perth, Western Australia where I previously lived for 3 years. I am excited to offer in person Yi Chuan training to my current students and new students who are interested in: Getting more out of … Continue reading

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The Reality and Power of One

I like to ask new students how many moves they have in their form(s).  The answers vary from 5, 8, 36, 108 to hundreds in a single form.  For those folks that have been training a while and have many forms…well … Continue reading

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Beyond Ergonomics Intro

Webster says, “Medical Definition of ergonomics. 1: an applied science concerned with designing and arranging things people use so that the people and things interact most efficiently and safely—called also human engineering, human factors engineering.” I think we can do … Continue reading

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Building a Great Pyramid

The Method is about change. We change our structure, we change our tissues, we change our relationship with gravity, our relationship with our opponent and, perhaps most importantly, our energy flow. We change not at points in time but as … Continue reading

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The Inside Out of It

  The Method is often misunderstood. Intellectually one wants to grasp It as a series of exercises to be repetitiously practiced until some result has been achieved.  In practice this misunderstanding means hour after hour devoted to reaching some conceived goal … Continue reading

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Distance Learning Works

Over the past couple of years I have been helping people develop their practice by meeting with them through Skype or similar video conferencing service. At first I was skeptical, my prospective on-line student had to talk me into giving … Continue reading

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