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Natural Vision: The same as the martial artist’s soft eye

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Excerpt: “So I want you to widen your pupils and I want you to narrow your pupils to bring life to the eye. Our eyes do not have all the life they need.”




Self Heal The Warrior Way


Excerpt: “This one guy was huge, so I said, ‘Oh, man! Oh, man–help!’ I spit in his face, I got a cue and I punched him in the neck with it. That was a technique that worked. Kung fu did not work.”




Quiet Breath Under Duress


Excerpt: ““So he was just standing there like he always stands, and I threw a left jab at his head. He went out of the way, and hit the nerve at the back of my hand. It completely shut my arm off at the shoulder.”




Combat in the Classroom

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Excerpt: “He was ego defended to such an extent that he couldn’t talk to anyone. Any point being made, any skill shown by anyone was a potential threat to his fragile shell of self-admiration. Without really killing himself, he was a living suicide.”




Masters on the Mountain 12

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Excerpt: “Masters 12 was about expanding the limits of mind and consciousness as Willem de Thouars in an extremely rare display revealed more about the energy mechanics of a human in life, movement, health and healing.”




7th Annual de Thouars Family Gathering

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Excerpt: “Trapping hands with completely relaxed palms promotes fantastic and safe sanchin power.”




  • Vol. 1 No. 8 – Masters on the Mountain 10
  • Vol. 1 No. 7 – Uncle Bill’s Sixth Annual Family Gathering
  • Vol. 1 No. 6 – Uncle Bill’s Fifth Annual Family Gathering
  • Vol. 1 No. 5 – Journey of a Life Time by Willem de Thouars
  • Vol. 1 No. 4 – Uncle Bill’s Third Annual Family Gathering
  • Vol. 1 No. 3 – Articles by Willem de Thouars and C.K. Chern
  • Vol. 1 No. 2 – Willem de Thouars’ Spinal Energy Pa Kua
  • Vol. 1 No. 1 – C. K. Chern’s Vertical Axis T’ai Chi Ch’uan