- Be flexible and open-minded.
- Never tire of training or repeating fundamentals.
- Be resourceful in applying Ki in your daily life.
- Change your subconscious mind.
- Learn it well enough to teach others.
The Five Principles for Teaching Ki
- Trust and have confidence in universal principles.
- Share what you learn with others.
- Practise and apply what you teach.
- Teach according to the person.
- Maintain the attitude of learning and growing together.
The Five Principles for Ki Testing
- Not a test of strength but a test of whether or not the mind moves.
- Give instruction appropriate to the level of the student.
- Test in order to teach, not to contest.
- Learn by testing others.
- The test merely points the way and is not an end in itself.
The Five Principles for Ki Exercise
- Movements center on and begin from the One Point in the lower abdomen.
- Ki is fully extended in each movement.
- Move freely and easily.
- Do not feel any tension in the muscles.
- Show and feel a clear sense of rhythm in your movements.
The Five Principles for Ki Breathing
- Exhale gradually, with purpose and control.
- Exhale with a distinct, but barely audible sound.
- At the end of the breath, Ki continues infinitely like a fading note.
- Inhale from the tip of the nose until the body is saturated with breath.
- After inhaling, calm the mind infinitely at the One Point.
The Five Principles for Ki Meditation
- You maintain a posture of mastery.
- You have a sense of freedom.
- You create an atmosphere of harmony.
- You are vividly aware of the spirit of life in all things.
- Therefore you can feel the movement of Ki in the universe.