I-Ching “Book of Changes” for Life Philosophy, Martial Arts, and Tao Harmony

I-Ching series (work in progress) for all aspects of life, martial arts, medicine, philosophy, Tao.

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Meditate, ask a sincere question, and cast the I-Ching using the 3 coin method. If you don’t know the 3 coin method find out here.

Read the Hexagrams below from your cast. If it changed into another hexagram, read that one too!

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Martial: the martial portion is based on 3 things. 1: the 64 Hou tiens of Gao’s linear Bagauzhang. These represent martial principle and movement concepts. See book reference at bottom of page” “Walking the I-Ching” for complete info. If you know the 64 Houtien’s, more power to you, practice them diligently!!. The Taiji: these are the postures you can stand/hold or drill over and over, combine them into a practice. Bagua: these are the Animal forms you can walk and change into or use as a standing meditation postures/qigong.

Medical: only lists the channel/vessel. It is NOT for acupuncture self treatment, a professional acupuncture/herbalist should do so. Your body is unique and a doctor needs to determine your treatment strategy. We are only listing the channels used in Chinese i-ching medical theory. What you might be able to do, is when holding postures, understand those skin areas, muscular/tendon regions, channels, and vessels as a form of Neijia (inner work) training that is described. For example: Tai Yang is the back/dorsal side of the body and posterior part of arm. Meridian tracing massage may be useful as well.

Gallery of Medical channels and muscle regions (almost all of them)

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I-Ching Hexagram interpretation Below:

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I-ching24-26

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I-ching_33-35

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Gallery of ‘Tai Chi’ postures from the Yang Style of Taijiquan (Tai Chi Chuan)

Further reading:
Tai Chi Chuan and I-Ching by Da Liu.

Fundamentals of Pa Kua Chang: Park Bok-Nam

Walking the I-Ching by Allen Pittman

The book of Changes and the Unchanging Truth: Master Ni Hua Ching.

I-Ching, new interpretation for modern times. by Sam Reifler

About Administrator

Coach Matt Stampe is a Database Administrator and I.T. professional. In the world of Bodywork, he has been a Massage Therapist licensed under the Virginia Board of Nursing, and is currently a student at Virginia University of Oriental Medicine (VUOM.edu). He has taught hundreds of people Authentic Yang Tai Chi Kung fu for over 25 years. He was President of the Virginia Commonwealth Universtiy (VCU) Martial arts club, Secretary and Treasurer of USA chapter of Yongnian Association under Sifu He Weiqi. Experience includes: Kung fu schools: Omei Shaolin (Sifu Lu Xiaoling) 3rd degree Black Sash, Chinese Martial Arts Institute (Sifu Clarence Burris), United States Wushu Academy (Coach Christopher Pei), and Qi Elements (Sifu Nancy Bloomfield), Former Head Coach: Virginia Beach Parks and Recreation centers(Adults Tai Chi), Hope Chinese school (kids classes), NOVA MMA gym in Arlington (kids classes), and VUOM Martial Arts Tai Chi club (Fairfax). He has positively impacted peoples lives whether for health, sport, strength, combat, and spirit. As a true combat athlete, he teaches methods so people can be confident to defend themselves.
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