[Oakland, CA USA] In Motion Center Masters in Residence Series: Zhong Xin Dao – I Liq Chuan (MAY 5-6, 2018)

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Date(s) - 05/May/18 - 06/May/18
All Day

Alameda Aikikai


“Awareness is consciousness allied to knowledge. It includes being attentive to what goes both inside yourself and in the external world.
Awareness cannot be taught verbally. It has to be experienced. In order to be experienced, a particular learning situation needs to be created.
This situation must both stimulate awareness and pose problems that only heightened awareness can solve.”

In Motion Center in association with Tai Chi Tutelage of Palo Alto is pleased to announce that Grand Master Sam F. S. Chin
is coming to Oakland, California for a series of intensive workshops May 2 – 6, 2018.

Since this will be a special seminar series – Instructors and Students are encouraged to invite people from other martial arts and related mind/body disciplines.

Please join us and spread the word if you know someone who this material would be of interest and benefit too.

May 5 Saturday 9:30 am – 11:30 am Upper Level Student & Instructor Levels
ILC Members Testing & Grading

May 6 Saturday 12:30 am – 7:30 pm Mass, Gravity and Alignment
Refining Spinning & Sticky Hands –
The Process of Upper & Lower Hands
Still Point as the Point of Contact
How to Listen – Feed – Lead

May 6 Sunday 10:30 am – 6:00 pm Mass, Gravity and Alignment
Refining Spinning & Sticky Hands Weekend Seminar $ 235 for both days (for one day Tuition see info attached)


Weekend venue TBA


To sign up, please complete ILC Spring 2018 Intensive Registration Form Please make sure to indicate which workshop(s) you will be attending, calculate your discount pricing (if applicable), and send your form and a check Payable to Bernard Langan to:

Bernard Langan
In Motion Center
1091 Calcot Place Suite 412
Oakland CA, 94606

If you would like to see ALL videos in this series, you can become a subscriber of our Private Video Library!

About I-Liq Chuan:
I-Liq Chuan (roughly translated as “mind-body fist”) is an art of cultivating consciousness based on Tai Chi and Chan (Zen) principles of non-assertions, non-resistance, harmony of yin and yang, oneness, and the present moment. As a system of kung fu, I-Liq Chuan emphasizes the development of internal power through mental attitude and awareness. The training develops sticking and merging abilities, circular spiral energy, Chin Na (locking), Fa Jing (projecting force), Chi Kung, and most importantly, integration of the mind’s complete awareness in the present moment. I-Liq Chuan trains the ability to sense the opponent’s intention through awareness and to redirect the force and use it against the opponent or incorporate the use of Fa Jing.

About Master Sam F.S. Chin: Master Sam Chin is an impressive man, an excellent teacher and a kind person. He also possesses extraordinary skill in his family’s art of “I Liq Chuan” translated as “Mind Strength Fist”. I Liq Chuan is growing rapidly worldwide with Instructors and Practitioners in over 20 countries.
I Liq Chuan is a synthesis of Tai Chi, Hsing-I, Ba Gua and Hakka arts and also a merging of Taoist and Buddhist teaching.

Master Sam F.S. Chin is the co-founder and head instructor of I-Liq Chuan trained martial arts since childhood by his father – the founder of I Liq Chuan, Chin Lik Keong.
During the 1980’s, Master Sam Chin won numerous competitions, as well as the state heavy weight kick-boxing championships of Selangor (Malaysia) in 1978.
He has been teaching for over 30 years and has conducted seminars and workshops internationally. .
Master Chin has been recognized by the USA Wushu Kung-Fu Federation as a Hall of Fame Outstanding Master.

In August 2009, Master Sam F.S. Chin was officially named the Gate Keeper/Lineage Holder of the art by his father.

In an effort to promote grading and active membership in the I Liq Chuan Association, we will be awarding the discounts noted on the entrance fees.
In order to receive the following discount pricing, you must bring your passbook and be in full uniform (t-shirt, pants, and sash).