Category Archives: Martial Arts Temple

Inside the Tai Chi Daggers Ruler

Do No Kai Martial Arts Temple‘s beautiful Tai Chi Rulers come in two forms: solid and hollow with a surprise. It’s the ruler with the surprise inside that is the subject of this brief article. Two extremely sharp daggers nest one … Continue reading

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The Secret Way of Tai Chi

“The Way Is the Way” — Lao Tzu As with most other spiritual mysteries, the underlying secrets beyond the reach of the casual Tai Chi student operate whether we are conscious of them or not. This is because they are based … Continue reading

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Hotai Says…

TODAY’S APHORISM from Do No Kai Martial Arts Temple “I’m too busy living to look for the meaning of Life. Life is my purpose. Life itself is purpose enough.”  “Estoy muy ocupado viviendo para buscar el significado de la vida. … Continue reading

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Wave Hands like Clouds – the Colorful Tai Chi Positions

Like many martial arts pursuits, the venerable practice of Tai Chi Chuan carries with it an exotic flavor and a long tradition of mystique. These qualities alone attract today’s Western mentality to such arts. Of course, it is the long-term benefits that … Continue reading

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What Is Tai Chi?

Most of us have seen pictures of people in the park doing the slow, graceful movements of the Tai Chi form. Few, however, understand the full power of this ancient form of exercise, energy healing, and martial art. A Martial Art … Continue reading

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Catching Flaming Arrows at a Martial Arts Temple

One of the many grueling challenges a black belt faces when he decides to go for his second degree black belt at Do No Kai Martial Arts Temple is catching flaming arrows with his hands. In this video, you see … 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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Welcome Martial Artists and Tai Chi Enthusiasts!

Do No Kai Martial Arts Temple is made up of lifetime martial artists who carry on the Shaolin Temple tradition of training and living the way of the true warrior. Five distinct, yet interrelated martial arts styles are taught at Do No Kai … Continue reading

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