Huang Han Xun. LUOHAN GONG. Shaolin Internal Training Set. ” As far as the Breath and Qi is concerned, it must not only make the man energetic and his. Revisión histórica del set ‘shiba luohan gong’ o ‘Qi-Gong de los 18 monjes iluminados’ perteneciente al estílo ‘Qixing TangLang Quan’ o ‘Mantis Religiosa de.

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Luohan Gong

While doing so the palms turn downwards and follow ulohan weight shift to the left. In gonng of executing the set of exercises you also learn gonf control your breath, which louhan to indirectly control your psychic and emotional state in combat conditions or under stress. At the beginning during the training of the Hands of the 18 Luohan, the practitioner is taught to be fully present Think of one thing to forget one thousand ; To execute each movement with YI intentionas Yi is the foundation of Qi Flow.

The breath Lhohan has to strengthen the physical force Li and the force Li has to lead the breath Qi. Conscious control of breathing and mental concentration creates the affinity between that method and Buddhist practices of meditation. The exercises intentionally create a Qi congestion at the desired spots, initially by means of willful contraction and stretching.

Trough out the whole form, the back is moved and exercised in the four different types of movements necessary to keep the spine healthy, that is: Maintaining a healthy back, through specific exercises to strengthen it and keep it flexible along with healthy every day habits will yield mint benefits in every realm of your life.

We then turn back into the starting position. Now both palms turn again and face upwards on face level.

Luohan Gong | Exploring the World of Luohan Gong

We are looking back over the right shoulder. For the spiritual seeker his enemies are inside, to overcome his own faults and shortcomings, for the other it is to prevail over others. To better understand how to take care of the spine we should know some things about it: Now we lift the arms luohqn shoulder level and look at our palms Lluohan Gong points. The gaze follows the upper hand. Since ancient times and in different traditions, monkhood and martial skills have been associated.


LUOHAN & MARTIAL ARTS | Luohan Gong LUOHAN & MARTIAL ARTS | Exploring the World of Luohan Gong

The Shaolin “Treatises on Fighting Arts” say: In this age luhoan information, when one has access to such a diversity of information and knowledge, it is very important to understand that Luohan Gong is not just another exercise to be introduced to the West.

The Three Gates are physical energetic centers situated on the spine: A healthy back on the other hand means a functional body that is able to adequately comply with personal objectives and professional obligations. This, in outward appearance, a simple set of exercises is aimed at training the said cooperation. Luohan also shows Wu Wei No Actionwhich means to act in accordance with the current of life, not to oppose, but to go with the flow of the universe.

The extremely potent manner in which it works the body with its demanding positions and movements of body, legs and arms, is specially suited to the martial artists.

While doing so we press the right arm slightly above the elbow backwards behind the head using the back of the left fist. In doing so we only put the outer edge of the foot down on the ground. Thereafter we turn the hands once again and press the left side while shifting weight.

Kuohan concepts of relaxation both physical and mental ; the correct work of the leg positions for solidity as well as balance and liveliness in movement; the exercising of the waist, hips, back and shoulders; the coordination gnog the lower and upper body, the ability to develop different types of Gings relaxed explosive power and the extension and stretching practiced following the Ying and the Yang theory to increase the flexibility and elasticity of tendons and muscles as well as the gpng of the energy channels, make this Qigong system an ideal training tool for both the beginning as well as the experienced martial artist of any system.

Bodhidharma conceived these exercises to strengthen the body to withstand the countless hours of sitting meditation but also, understanding the key role the spine plays in the energetic mechanism of the body, the practice of Luohan Gong was also to serve as a spiritual practice, a moving meditation that drained the meridians and moved the energy through the different channels gohg in it.


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But even the notion of the warrior monk must not surprise us. Every movement whether it is going up or down should originate in the leg and from there flow to the lumbar vertebrae, then the thoracic vertebrae and finally to the cervical vertebrae.

The Hands of the Eighteen Luohan has reached us tong Dr. For the martial arts it means to be fully there, in body, mind and soul and at the same time to be free, to act and react. Now gobg shift our weight back to the right. You can find more exercises in our media section: In the spine one finds the most important energy centers and channels of the body.

The Gates are also considered threshold from where the energy is impelled luohn the next center in its upward or downward journey.

The moral, ethical and spiritual values that Ta Mo taught to his disciples would forever shape the spirit of the Shaolin Martial Arts and bring it in the realm of the Noble Arts.

Certainly, long maintenance of static stances and the execution of slow movements demand a certain strength and endurance both physical and psychic onetherefore to do all exercises of the set in succession is within abilities of a well-trained man only.

During its practice, the muscles of legs, back, shoulders and arms are stretched and thus the martial artist learns to gain those few more inches that are crucial in an encounter. The breath-Qi must strengthen the physical force Li and the force Li must guide the breath Qi”.

With our weight we tilt forwards in the direction of the left foot while the right fist is pulled above the head in the direction of the ball of the left foot and the left fist is pulled backwards.