The form refines the basic movements and extends their scope and
Considered in a martial context, whole-body movement is no longer abstract and
generalised, but focussed.
The student learns how to shape their body towards a combat outcome.
Stepping, angles, strategy and coordination lead to an expansion of
consciousness and a fluidity of action.
The coarse simplicity of the qigong exercises ultimately gives way to the nimble
grace of form.