Cultivating peng

We explore a number of exercises designed to foster peng.
The main focus is upon loose body connection, mind and softness.
Inherent peng is a question of habitual practice whereas manifest peng is a matter of intent.

Many beginners can manifest peng but tense-up when inherent peng is tested.
Tensing-up indicates inexperience and fear.

The loose, springy, effortless strength associated with peng is one of the main focal areas for beginners.
It is not difficult to accomplish but some degree of commitment is necessary.
The presence of intrinsic peng means that every taijiquan movement has substance.

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