Empty Force: The Power of Chi for Self-Defense and Energy Healing

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Ling Kong Jing, the "Empty Force," is the highest martial arts skill in China. This extraordinary technique harnesses the power of chi, the body's vital energy, enabling masters of the art to defend themselves against opponents without making physical contact. The book takes readers step by step from theory to the actual practice used to generate Empty Force, and shows how to use its remarkable power for healing as well as self-defense.
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Overview

Ling Kong Jing, the "Empty Force," is the highest martial arts skill in China. This extraordinary technique harnesses the power of chi, the body's vital energy, enabling masters of the art to defend themselves against opponents without making physical contact. The book takes readers step by step from theory to the actual practice used to generate Empty Force, and shows how to use its remarkable power for healing as well as self-defense.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781583941348
  • Publisher: North Atlantic Books
  • Publication date: 1/9/2006
  • Pages: 179
  • Sales rank: 777,896
  • Product dimensions: 6.01 (w) x 8.97 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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Paul Dong, an empty force master, takes readers step by step from the theory to the actual practice of generating the power of chi, showing how to use this power for healing as well as self-defense.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface
Ch. 1 The Mystery of Chi 1
Ch. 2 The Empty Force 13
Ch. 3 The Empty Force Masters 21
Ch. 4 The Great Debate 35
Ch. 5 Martial Arts, Tai Chi, and Chi Kung 45
Ch. 6 The Healing Power 58
Ch. 7 A "How-to" Guide to the Empty Force 71
Ch. 8 The Students Speak: Experiences with the Empty Force and Chi Kung 97
Afterword 119
Glossary 126
Bibliography 130
Index 133
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