There is a story of one famous tai chi master who had acquired a high degree of instantaneous resilience in his body. A small bird resting in his palm was unable to take off because of the complete lack of resistance in the hand.
(Chungliang Al Huang)
Ricky that's a pretty well known story. Maybe it might be better to post it, along with what you think was trying to be demonstrated in the story.
Otherwise it just gets relegated along with one of thos e "And Ueshiba dissapeared from in front of us...only to appear behind us with a nekkid Jessica Alba!
Actually, the stories wouldnt be so bad if they had a twist like that in them now and then