Tai chi principles offer a path to follow, not necessarily a road to take

Bruce Lee once said ‘obey the principles without being bound by them.’ He was referring to his martial art method which he refused to call a ‘style.’ He believed that a martial art should conform based on the circumstances, should be spontaneous and that one’s actions are direct expressions of feelings, thus movements are simple and direct. In essence one learns the principles and follows the road, but also practices outside of those rules, on the path or ‘off-road.’  READ MORE