July 23, 2023
再辨談功夫的益處，很多人都說功夫再快都快不過子彈，功夫的時代過去了。功夫作為防身之術已經過時。但是從另一個角度來看，功夫還是可以用來防身的。1986年，我經歷了一個大感冒。就染上了花粉症，每天都要食藥，一食就食了二十多年。Fast forward 到2000年，我開始了練習太極拳，經過六、七年的鍛練，花粉症大大的改善了，每年只有春天花粉漫天的時候，才須要食藥。再在機綠巧合之下，練起了心意六合拳，一年的龍调膀和踩雞步，終於將花粉症治瘉。顾此，功夫也算是防身之術了吧。
May 29, 2023
Xin Yi Liu He Quan is in itself a martial art form that covers all the fundamentals of martial arts in a very pragmatic and straightforward manner.
It is also a very effective way to develop your physique and maintain good body and mental health.
I am glad and honored to be able to learn this form from Shifu Lau who devoted himself in practicing the art for over half a century. His movement exemplifies the essence of Xin Yi Liu He. It is a live model to copy from, making learning much easier.
May 28, 2023
我跟劉永順師傅練習心意六合拳已有一年多了。在這過程中小弟獲益良多: 以前我身體甚差，經常感冒、睡眠不佳. 現在練習心意六合拳後、基本上已沒感冒了,亦改善了失眠，好多朋友見到我都覺得比以前精神好很多. 這就是練習心意六合拳的好處！
Five years ago, I was diagnosed with insomnia that resulted from many years of stress at work. Initially my doctor prescribed sleeping medicine that could help me sleep through the night, but after 1 month the medicine only lasted for a few hours. I panicked and didn’t want to depend on medicine for the rest of my life.
Fortunately, I heard about Master Liu from his elder brother (the Tai Chi master Liu Jishun): Master Liu started by teaching me some basic movements of Xin Yi Liu He (心意六合拳), and I started practicing 2 of them (Dragon Walk and Chicken Walk) for 20 minutes each, twice a day, six days a week. For the first few weeks, I didn’t see any improvement in my condition. But I noticed significant changes after 2 months of continuous practice. By then, I didn’t have to take sleeping pills at all. It felt like my brain and body had reached harmony again. And I have been practicing心意六和拳 ever since then.
When I was 9, I took my first martial arts lesson in southern China, and ever since then, I was hooked. In college, I studied Hapkido, Aikido, and Kendo. I read numerous books on martial arts, and I have found the traditional martial arts to have many layers. Many of the so-called “modern martial art” is missing a key part. The chi (qi) aspect of martial art is not easy to understand, but a lot more powerful and much better for the health. A true master who understands such deep level of martial arts is hard to find. I was very fortunate to have found Master Lau. His “xin yi liu he” is a great cardio exercise for everyone who wants a great workout routine. It looks very simple, but after a couple months, it makes px90 routines seem like a joke. I knew I have found treasure both in terms of exercise routines for health and valuable martial arts for a deeper understanding of martial art and chi. I highly recommend it to anyone looking for both efficient exercises or a true martial art.
Throughout my life, I have explored different types of martial arts, including tae kwon do and praying mantis kung fu. One thing that stands out to me about Xinyiliuhe is the intensity of the martial art. It really trains and works out all of your muscles and tendons. Through my 6 months of training so far I feel like I have gotten a lot stronger and more powerful. Another noticeable thing is the health benefit. Before, I used to have acne all around my face, and I’d also be tired all of the time. Now, my face is almost clear and I feel more energetic and alive. Though Xinyiliuhe takes a lot of time and dedication, the benefits, for martial and health, are tremendous.