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Encyclopedia of Dim-Mak: The Main Meridians. (PDF Book)
Encyclopedia of Dim-Mak: The Main Meridians. (PDF Book)

Encyclopedia of Dim-Mak: The Main Meridians. (PDF Book)

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I have always put forth the view that the “internal Chinese martial arts,” such as taijiquan and bagwazhang, are the most deadly arts ever invented, and that these same arts, along with the practice of qigong, also represent the very tip of the mountain as far as self-healing and medical healing go. And yet, looking around at what most people put forth as being representative of these arts, I wonder about this. At one time, taijiquan, for instance, was regarded as the “supreme ultimate boxing” system of China. Now the internal arts of China look very different. We see men playing little boy’s games, dressing up in funny suits that have not been worn for centuries in China, all trying to show how good they are at their art and how much better they are than everyone else. They all go to the same meetings and competitions to show their wares, they all have the same serious expressions on their faces, they all write the same articles for magazines about how these arts should be used, and they all take themselves and their arts very seriously. But not many, if any, have a clue as to the true nature of the internal martial arts. These once-great arts rise high above the way most people practice and propagate them today. Dim-mak is one of these great internal martial arts—one that almost became extinct, having left behind only a shadow of its former glory in the form of taijiquan or t’ai chi. Once a great fighting art, taijiquan in particular took a beating when it entered the modern Western world and was adopted as part of the “New Age” movement. Only a handful of dedicated instructors persevered with trying to reveal the true nature of this art. Now, largely because of their efforts, taijiquan is being revealed for the first time in modern history as the great fighting, self-defense, and healing art that it once was. Before this, most people only ever saw a fraction of taijiquan—i.e., the self-healing area—the slow movements we have become familiar with. Few people ever saw the real martial arts applications, and even fewer got to see the “medical” area of the art.