Monthly Archives: May 2014

Simplify your Martial Arts and your Life

“A good martial artist is a simplifier.” This is a statement all students at Do No Kai Martial Arts Temple have heard at one time or another. The pursuit of mastery in martial arts can get complicated, just as mastery … Continue reading

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What Is “Chi?”

The “Chi” in “Tai Chi” is the same ubiquitous “Qi” that the Chinese use to indicate life energy. According to this ancient oriental concept, Chi is a vital, living force, one which is constantly changing and yet remains imperturbably the … Continue reading

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Your Tai Chi – Preparing for Battle

“Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win.” The above quote was written over 2200  years ago by Sun Tzu in his now world-famous book, The Art of … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Tai Chi and Tai Chi Ruler Practices

The physical practice of Tai Chi is vastly different from the practice of the Tai Chi Ruler, yet they are intimately connected. They are both used by those involved in Yoga, martial arts, meditation, alternative health, and the myriad paths to new … Continue reading

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View a Video Collage of Do No Kai Martial Arts Temple

Below is a nice collection of images from within and around Do No Kai Martial Arts Temple, featuring students, the dojo, and the grounds. Our 2.5 acres of gently rolling property are situated atop the Sierra Madres, overlooking the largest lake … Continue reading

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