EXERCISE Tham-Cong Tich-Thien
Deep Training for physical endurance and quiet mind
with Master Phan Hoang
POST 226 – 15NOV2015
Application of method Tham-Cong to the exercise Tich-Thien
Post 226 14NOV2015
EXERCISE: Tich-Thien. See pictures in this Post 226.
FOCUS: Strengthening shoulders, back, hara, and stance dinh-tan posture.
METHOD: Thâm-Công/ Deep Training . Tham-Cong is a method of training using slow motion when executing a specific exercise to develop deep physical force and mind concentration. In Thâm-Công method slow motion is only a supporting technique for the deep work behind the movement; the speed could vary according to the state of the mind, the breathing, and the mobilization of inner energy. The most valuable benefit of this method is in improving endurance and immunity.
BREATHING: Breathing technique in this exercise Tich-Thien is a combined of lung-breathing and belly-breathing.
MEANING: Tich means accumulate, build up; Thien means good-nature, benevolence.
MIND: Be persistent, quite, and cleaver.
TIME: Minimum 9 times for each side, starting by right-hand-side then turning to left-hand-side. For advanced training: add a multiple of 3 (3x4= 12; 3x5= 15; 3x6= 18, ..., 3x18= 54, etc.)
MOTTO: Never give up.