Xinyi-Dao Introductory Seminar by Shifu Mark Li

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Xinyi-Dao Introductory Seminar by Shifu Mark Li

Postby marvin8 on Mon Dec 03, 2018 11:14 pm

Posted by mark li on October 20th, 2018

Through this introductory seminar part 1, Shifu Mark Li explains the principles behind the Xinyi-Dao system, from the traditional training method to the modern fighting concept. How to develop the proper structure and power using Santi stance, including the six directional forces, proper body alignment. Then Shifu Mark Li explains why Santi stance is not a good fighting stance, and the modification from Santi stance into Six Harmony stance for practical applications:

https://www.xinyidaousa.com/xinyi-dao-i ... u-mark-li/

Posted by mark li on October 23rd, 2018

Through this introductory seminar part 2, Shifu Mark Li first shows a foundation training exercise to develop the body mechanics of the Xinyi-Dao system. Next, a demonstration of squatting monkey and moving squatting monkey exercise, and an explanation of the purpose of practicing this exercise, which is to develop a natural state of animalistic motion and animalistic instinct. Then, Shifu Mark Li shows some simple applications on how to apply the body mechanics of Xinyi-Dao in striking, explaining the reaction reflex, response time, and the mental process involved in fighting, and differential the body mechanics in Xinyi-Dao from the body mechanics / structure developed and utilized in internal martial arts:

https://www.xinyidaousa.com/xinyi-dao-i ... u-mark-li/
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Re: Xinyi-Dao Introductory Seminar by Shifu Mark Li

Postby middleway on Wed Dec 05, 2018 3:07 am

Thanks, I enjoyed his talks. He makes alot of sense.

But as an aside, you can see the impact of the practice in his posture with the Head postition slung forward etc when standing around talking. I always wondered what the impact of the Squatting monkey and the like would be on general balance of posture and i guess now we can see.
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Re: Xinyi-Dao Introductory Seminar by Shifu Mark Li

Postby GrahamB on Wed Dec 05, 2018 8:28 am

Thanks. The 6 harmony stance appears to be a version of the Philly Shell:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1zv198S7RvQ
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Re: Xinyi-Dao Introductory Seminar by Shifu Mark Li

Postby marvin8 on Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:11 am

GrahamB wrote:Thanks. The 6 harmony stance appears to be a version of the Philly Shell:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1zv198S7RvQ

Yeah, D_Glenn's shifu copies Floyd Mayweather Jr., too: :D

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Re: Xinyi-Dao Introductory Seminar by Shifu Mark Li

Postby edededed on Sun Dec 09, 2018 6:22 pm

middleway wrote:Thanks, I enjoyed his talks. He makes alot of sense.

But as an aside, you can see the impact of the practice in his posture with the Head postition slung forward etc when standing around talking. I always wondered what the impact of the Squatting monkey and the like would be on general balance of posture and i guess now we can see.


Could be an individual thing - many other Dai stylists seem to have normal posture.
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Re: Xinyi-Dao Introductory Seminar by Shifu Mark Li

Postby C.J.W. on Mon Dec 10, 2018 3:18 pm

[quote="middleway"]Thanks, I enjoyed his talks. He makes alot of sense.

But as an aside, you can see the impact of the practice in his posture with the Head postition slung forward etc when standing around talking. I always wondered what the impact of the Squatting monkey and the like would be on general balance of posture and i guess now we can see.[/quote

I'd say it's his own idiosyncracy.

His father Li Tailiang and senior Kungfu uncle Yang Fangsheng have been practicing Xinyi for decades and they look fine.
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