an extract from the blog;
The 'New Age' movement did more to harm great internal martial arts systems such as Taijiquan than anything else. When these "New Age Hippies" adopted for instance Taiji as theirs, they threw that internal martial art in particular completely out of balance with nature and thereby almost ruining the whole system forever! We cannot be calm and meditate at all times, we cannot be relaxed all the time, we cannot have peace, love dove, all the time as this is just not the way of nature, it is not balanced. And we cannot have an internal martial arts system that is either all hard or all soft.