Table of Contents

Introduction.................... 1

The Chi Debate.................... 2

Requirements for Success.................... 6

Traditional Chinese Medicine.................... 9

TCM, Yin & Yang Theory,

Acupuncture Meridians and Points

Defining Chi.................... 14

Chi = Energy

Chi = life force

Chi = Spirit

Chi Kung = Energy Work

Mind Intent & Energy Expression.................... 18

Yi = Intellectual Mind Intent

Follow the Natural

Quiet the Mind

Jing = Energy Expression

Advanced Chi Kung Warning.................... 25

Essential Tai Chi.................... 30

Tai Chi = Grand Ultimate Energy

Wu Chi.................... 33

Build and Circulate Energy

3 Powers

Wu Chi Diagram

Practice Essentials

Belly Breathing

Energy Activation.................... 51

The Energy Ball.................... 52

Rooting and Sinking.................... 54

Body Connection.................... 55

Buoyancy = Rooting and Floating

Energy Alignment.................... 63

Body Bouncing

Brushing to Align the Chi

Patting to Lead, Seal the Chi

Storing and Balancing Energy.................... 65

Carry the Cauldron.................... 69

Carry the Cauldron Instructions.................... 72

Grand Tai Chi.................... 74

Grand Tai Chi Instructions.................... 76

Three Dan Tiens linear.................... 77

Three Dan Tiens linear Visualization.................... 79

High Level Practice, Warning

Important Point Names and Locations.................... 86

Bai Hui

Upper Dan Tien

Lao Gong

Middle Dan Tien

Lower Dan TIen

Hui Yin

Yong Quan

Daz Hui

Mingmen

Bone Marrow Washing.................... 92

Eternal Youth

Storing Energy to build up a surplus

The Chi Follows the Mind

Bone Marrow Breathing.................... 95

EMBRACE THE TREE (HOLD THE BOWL).................... 103

More Advanced Practice

For Women Only

Building Physical Constitution.................... 106

Kidney Meridian

Kidney Breathing

Squats

Weight Loss

How to Practice Squats

Wall Squatting.................... 116

Condensing Energy.................... 120

Packing Chi

Roll Back and Push.................... 122

Roll Back and Push Instructions.................... 124

Epilogue.................... 126