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  1. Flying Phoenix Chi Kung

    Sifu Dunn: Thank You for the info. I know your time is limited and just want you to no that I am greatful. I hope not to bother you in the future.....Akidan
  2. Flying Phoenix Chi Kung

    Sifu Terry:I read somewhere on this post plus it is stated on you dvd's that if you are distracted while doing the med's to stop and take 3 deep breaths. My problem is when I get comfortable in the med stance and start enjoying the med, then I hear a thump, a car horn or a gun shot. I suddenly open my eyes to see what just happened. I understand this will pass with time and practces but for now it is a pain in the butt and I also read that not doing the med's correctly might cause problems and I don't want that.I don't no what the results of these med's will be.Are they going to make me feel healthier, happier or more relaxed, I no the answer will come in time but I surly don't want them to do the wrong thing because my concentration was lax at the begining. Any suggestions would be great. Thanks
  3. Flying Phoenix Chi Kung

    Fu-Dog: This is going to sound like one of those stupid questions but, It seems everytime I start to get into the zone a sound will come from outside, inside, phone you name it. Anyhow have you ever tried the meds with head phones on. Listening to some mood music? just something so you can get a good 20 min or more in? Or is tabo to listen to music while practicing. Thanks
  4. Flying Phoenix Chi Kung

    Fu-Dog: Hi, I started my fp practice. Only 15-20 min in the morning. I fiqure it will take some time to build up so I am not pushing it. I have found that my sleep is not as good as it was. I read the doing MSW2 and MSW4 on vol 7 might help. Have you done these and if so would you sugguest doing them in the morning or in the evening? I am sure this is just a tempory thing but fiqured I ask. Thanks Aki-Dan
  5. Flying Phoenix Chi Kung

    Thank You Sifu Dunn: I apprecite the comments. You know the old saying, It's hard to teach an old dog new tricks LOL. but it can be done. Due to a hip injury I can no longer sit in lotus. Is there a problem doing the meditation from a chair and again Thank You
  6. Flying Phoenix Chi Kung

    Thank You Fu-Dog: I plan on starting only 1&2 for a couple month then adding #3. Due to back issues I will only be able to the seated meds in a chair.lotus positions are no longer possible. When you started did you use a clock to time the lenght of your meds? I no that might sound strange but i want to start with 3-5 min for the standing, I don't want to over due it and I no I will wonder about how long I'd been doing the meds instead of trying to calm my mind? If I run into any more questions would you mind? Thanks Again Dan
  7. Flying Phoenix Chi Kung

    Fu Dog: If you don't mind I'll ask you the same question.When you are doing the movements where does your mind go? When you first started out did you think of the movements as you were doing them or did you calm your mind.And if so how. And one more question, I plan to start monday and will do dvd 1&2 for the first week or two with my eyes open while watching then after that with my eyes closed but I have read on this site that one or two standing and maybe one or two seated were a good way to start. Is there any combination you might suggest for a newbe. Thanks
  8. Flying Phoenix Chi Kung

    Thank You Sifu Terry. This a little hard for me to get concidering I studied Aikido for so long. The mental visualization used to cultivate ki forces thought. I am having trouble making my mind still. Do you not think of anything when moving. If you are not thinking of your breath, then what? I have watch your dvd's and your facial expressions change durning meditation. Thank You ...
  9. Flying Phoenix Chi Kung

    Thank You Fu and Leif. I intend to reread the forum one more time as I read thru it pretty fast the first time. I am amazed at the amount of info in the forum and thank all who posted there.
  10. Flying Phoenix Chi Kung

    Hi: I am not sure if I am doing this right. I have a question about CKFP and was hoping someone could help. I found almost everything I needed in the FP forum. After the inital 3 breaths and doing the proportion breaths the instructions are to breath normal but does that mean take as many breaths as you want to do a move. I no you are suppose to go slow I don't no if that means take 2-6 breaths. I am starting on vol1-2 and don't want to start off wrong. Thank You
  11. Movement

    Hi: New to this so I am hoping someone will have a answer. In CKFP there is alot about the breathing I was not sure of but this forum has helped me with that.After the first3 breaths you do the proportion breathing then do the meditation. Durning the meditation when the breath is normal and you are trying to do the movement slowly, do you have a amount of breath to movement? or can you take as many breaths as you want?. I am working on vol 1&2 of CKFP. Thanks
  12. Saying Hi

    HI to all: My name is Dan and I have study different martial arts for many years. Mostly Korean or Japenese.The last I studied was Aikido for about 12 years mixed in with some Tai Chi at a local collage. Due to health I had to stop the arts. Now after 5 years I am trying to get back into the arts.I am attempting to learn Chi Kung because it doesn't require very physical abilites. One of my favorite parts of Aikido was the Ki development and that appears to be the center of Chi Kung.
  13. Hi New to this internet stuff. Study Aikido for 12 years and was side lined by an accident. Looking for a new art as combative ones are no longer possible.Chi kung seems to be close to what the KI was in Aikido so thats why I am looking here. To try and learn.