is Ernst interestee in martial arts?
I used to train Karate with my father and recently decided to pick it up again.
And as with all asian martial arts there are a lot of misconceptions and mystique surrounding it, mostly because of movies and such.
Fun fact, the "Chi/Ki" was never supposed to be a mystical inner energy you could draw from to get magic strength.
Rather it's a controlled breathing technique that once you train you can use to give your punches and kicks a bit of an extra oomph.
It doesn't substitute strength training at all.
Another thing people mix up is Zen buddhism philosophy and martial arts. It emphasises passiveness and self defense when in fact those martial arts were much morr aggressive in nature, born out of the need to subjugate, kill and maim other people.
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