An internal form is different to an external one.
Postures are like snap-shots, with the final position representing where the
hands end up.
That final position is not the emphasis.
The emphasis is upon how you got there: which combination of body movements
powered your frame.
Neigong cannot be incorporated fully into an external art because neigong
requires the body to let-go and release stored tension.
Muscular usage must be imperceptible; at no time should you exceed 4 ounces of
Tai chi limbs are like boneless tentacles; heavy, loose, fluid yet connected.
No sense of strength should be felt by the student.
If you feel strong, then you're external and tense.
You should feel to be weak and yielding - which takes a leap of faith in the
Only by letting-go can jing be released. How can it come out when you hold it