OH! THE PAIN

Horse-Riding Stance

It is utmostly important to be relaxed while performing stance-training



Question

Also, can you give any tips to deal with the pain of the horse stance?


Answer

Although kungfu training is very demanding, it should not be painful. Indeed, feeling of pain indicates that you have practised wrongly. However, especially if you have not been exercising for some time, your body may be aching all over.

A very good piece of advice for horse stance training is to be relaxed at all times. This is simple, but may not be easy. Once you can relax — physically, emotionally and mentally — you can remain at the horse stance for a long time without feeling tired. You will also savour some of its subtle joys.

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