LFIAA Li Style (Lishi) Hand of the Wind Daoist Boxing System “ Returning To Simplicity”

As many of us gradually continue our journey through the study and practice of the Li Style (Lishi) Hand of the Wind Daoist Boxing System of Feng Shou-Kung Fu. Many of us can get bogged down by the amount of training information that there is to learn and become proficient at. Because there is so much flexibility within the training methods of the Li Style Hand of the Wind Daoist boxing, it is purely up to each practitioner to train and master the techniques that they feel are better suited to their own natural attributes and to gradually simplify their Feng Shou-Kung Fu to a few techniques.

To many practitioners of the Li Styles Hand of the Wind Daoist Boxing System get caught up to much in taking part within examinations to attain grades that will lead them to achieving a Black Sash (Dengji) to then go onto teaching and running their own classes. Sadly many become very good teachers, but not many of these teacher/practitioners reach a higher enough standard of martial art ability within the Hand of the Wind Daoist Boxing to defend themselves against all comers. To many get caught up in the learning and teaching of the Art.

To make the Hand of the Wind a practical and effective fighting art, each practitioner must begin to strip away what does not work for them, gradually reducing and refining until they reach a level we’re their own Hand of the Wind Daoist Boxing as now become a very simplistic fighting art with methods that they can trust and work with to defend themselves. In Daoism we are taught not to over accumulate, but to reduce what we need to live, simplifying life. Hence it should be the same with your Hand of the Wind (Feng Shou-Kung Fu) training its adapting and changing it to suit you.

The Li Style Hand of the Wind Daoist Boxing System is wide and deep with information. Most times because to many get caught up with taking part in gradings and following the standard training syllabus. Which obviously is guided towards practitioners who are more interested in achieving grades rather than developing a proper fighting art. To develop the Li Style Hand of the Wind Daoist Boxing as a practical fighting art, then its practitioners need not follow the grading syllabus.

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