Hard Chi Kung (Hard Qigong) 硬气功
Mainly there are two styles of Shaolin Qigong, Neigong(Soft Qigong), and Waigong(Hard Qigong).
Waigong refers inparticular to Hard Chi Kung, which is actually a combination of Neigong and Waigong. By conditioning of some body parts (head, hands, arms, and legs), the suffertibilityof the body will be improved, which is the Waigong part. In addition to the Chi working of Neigong, this can protect internal organs from being hurt.
When practicing hard Chi Kung, control qi that has been accumulated, drive it to part of your body andmake your body as tough as iron. Breaking bricks, staffs, steel bars, bigmarble boards, spear piercing against the throat are all in this category.
Helps the vital systems to cope with the impact of stressful, polluted and daily environment. If your internal organs function properly, your health will benefit tremendously. You can become more productive when relaxed under pressure. Chinese Traditional Medicine approach is to pay the doctor to keep you healthy and cease the payments if you become ill until healthy again. In Chinese medical tradition, illness is connected to the patterns of energy flow. Pain is a signal of blockage or stagnation in the energy flow. Qigong exercises are designed to enhance the flow of Chi and regulate the internal balance.