This morning I got a visit from my teacher Zhang Sanfeng. He shared his latest cryptic theory about feeding the ganglia inwards. He also had this amazing third-wave coffee smell. I took a quick video, but when I checked it later he had turned into a fox.
Strengthness with a Twist: A blog about internal martial arts, theatricality and Daoist ritual emptiness
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