Actually, no, he doesn’t. Not even close. In addition to being a good guy, he’s also a great instructor.
Like all instructors who know exactly what they’re talking about, he’s fond of saying things that are self-evidently true, and then waiting for the rest of us to feel our brains exploding until the day we blink twice and say “well, duh…..”
“Baguazhang is nothing but Earth.”
It’s been three and a half years since the first day I heard this. And now, working very carefully on my elements trying not to screw up my jacked-up knee… I’ve blinked twice. Well, duh. Of course it is.
*bangs forehead against wall*