Archive for August 2011

Sun Tzu’s “The Art of War” and Taijiquan

“The Art of War” written by Sun Tzu (孫子兵法) about 500 B.C. is an ancient Chinese classic on conducting warfare.  A large part of this book is about how to lead an army of soldiers to defeat the enemy’s army of soldiers.  This classic has been read and studied by many military establishments, including the […]

The Shaping of the Life of a Young Student at the University of California at Berkeley

In the summer of 1970, after finishing five years (1965-1970) of study in engineering at the University of California at Berkeley (UCB), a young foreign student from Hong Kong [1] abandoned a bright future and returned to Hong Kong to a remote rural and backward island off of Hong Kong Island to offer free classes […]