Shaolin Street Fighting Skills – Monk Shi De Jian

To practice skill
without cultivated Qi,
One will never grasp
the inner essence
of even the best technique.
Body alignment,
rising or crouching,
striking or retreating
Are carried through
resolved stillness,
resolute motion,
and controlled breath.
– Shaolin Wugulun Kungfu Academy (http://www.shaolinwugulun.org/)

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