Tag Archives: Experiential Learning

The Way of Yi Chuan

Yi Chuan can be called an ancient method in a modern package.  While Yi Chuan (also know a Da Cheng Chuan or great achievement fist) was systematized in the early 1900’s by Grandmaster Wang it is based on a method that … Continue reading

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Yi Chuan Puts Standing First

Most martial arts systems start by teaching new students basic techniques.  Stances, blocks, punches, kicks, break-falls, joint locks and other techniques are practiced and improved through repetition. Yi Chuan is different; in that, the method clearly asserts that it has … Continue reading

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Getting ‘Out of the Box”

The box is everywhere, its all around us.  Its how we think, what we see and how we control the world in which we live.  From infancy what is real has been defined by our teachers, ingrained in us, from … Continue reading

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Make it Routine

Particularly in Yi Chuan a little bit of practice each day is far better than a bunch of practice once a week.  Building a daily habit to practice your routine (aka take your medicine) is a crucial component of getting results. … Continue reading

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