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Practical Method was invited to participate in 2017 Martial Arts Festival in Vaughan, Ontario, Canada.
Shaolin martial arts from China were the main attraction for the event. Many local martial arts school were also invited to showcase their talents.
Kelvin Ho leading Bruce Robinson, Kevin Sun, Lucas Lu and Mark Hanley performed a yilu demonstration. A kids experience class was also conducted. A booth was set up to promote Practical Method. Eric Foo, Ken Fong, Louis Chan, Marianna Chan, Michele Chu helped with taking photos and videos, and looking after the booth.
Thanks to everyone who came to support as well.

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Don't Move the Hand

We have always been told by Master Chen not to push, not to move the hand. If that is the case, what can we do?
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Thank you for Rachelle Bergeron and James Tam for organizing the Ottawa workshop and their hospitality. It was always great fun to attend the Ottawa workshop. A lot of important aspects of Practical Method was shown and covered by Master Chen Zhonghua.

What is Practical Method about?
Practical Method was based on a fight system from long time again. It is an exercise we do to pass along the tradition.

What is a Practical Method stretch?
It is something with a moving and non-moving part.
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Rotation is the result of linear movements v2

Recently, I understand more about the statement:

“Rotation is the result of linear movements.”

Our actions are like on the tangent of a circle. The non-moving dot is the centre of the circle. Every linear action is very small. The direction changes all the time. The sequence of such actions along with non-moving dot cause the rotation. The actions are continued on top of each other, and they have a relationship with the non-moving dot. In the form, it is like dragging the flesh around some non-moving rod or dot. It is almost like someone pushes the arm on one side for elbow in, and someone else pushes the other side of the arm for hand out. This is related to the stretch that Master Chen Zhonghua showed on the inside or outside of the forearm. Another example is that if someone touches me in the front, I don’t move the front, but I stretch the back over or around that non-moving front.
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