...Is this just a pile of mumbo-jumbo that a narcissistic Shodan use to try to impress me and other lower ranking people?
Having completely understood this rear-end methodology (apart from the hideous
seduction angle) do you really need
to ask the forum?
Find someone else to train with.
If he had any of the "real deal" he wouldn't be so transparent with the bull and so keen to spew it around.