Xu Xiaodong stated that Yi Long’s remarkable martial abilities stemmed from him taking steroids and other performance enhancing drugs!
He also states that the Dao is everywhere without exception and that Daoists should not discriminate – as discrimination ‘blocks’ effective qi-flow and wastes essential nature (jing).
Chinese people must eradicate ALL vestiges of Western imperialism and Christianity from their martial arts practises and return to the higher wisdom that defines Chinese martial history.
The Chinese language internet contains some very interesting Soviet-era texts. This article covers the Soviet martial art of Systema, providing information that I have not read in the West.
The point of this awareness training is to remove all blockages that restrict qi flow in the numerous energy channels throughout the body, and attain a robust health (through strengthening and integration of qi energy, essential nature [jing], and empty spirit [shen]).
After training with me for a month, I asked Secretary Xie Guangjian about whether the President’s sleep had improved? He answered: “The President’s sleep has improved, but it is still not as good as it once was a year or two ago, when he used to sleep soundly.” Two days after having learned the complete Taijiquan Form, President Ho Chi Minh said to me: “Taijiquan has had a very good effect on my sleep problem and has been very helpful.” I was very pleased to hear this.