Dr. Bruce Kumar Frantzis
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Qigong and Energy Arts
Bruce Frantzis studied with O-Sensei Morihei Ueshiba, the founder of Aikido, between 1967 and 1969 at the Aikido Headquarters in Tokyo, Japan. It was his first in-depth, extended experience with a top-level master of internal martial arts, who was able to manipulate Qi powerfully and subtly. When Bruce was in Tokyo, another old man appeared while he was practicing his Martial Arts. When they started sparring it was obvious that he was a high-level master. Ten years later, when Bruce was living in Taiwan, he was told that the man had been sent with specific instructions to begin teaching Bruce Qigong Tui-na. By then Bruce had become an accomplished Qigong doctor who had worked on thousands of patients in a Chinese hospital with problems ranging from broken bones to nerve and organ damage.
Years later he also worked with cancer patients. When Bruce was 32 years old, he had a car accident that resulted in a massive injury to his spine. Although he wondered whether or not he'd be able to do Martial Arts, he healed himself using Qigong, Tai Chi, and Taoist meditation techniques. In 1982 Bruce was given a letter of introduction to his most eminent teacher, the Taoist Lineage Master, Liu Hung Chieh, who accepted Bruce as his student. Master Liu completed Bruce's training in the martial and healing methods of Bagua, Taiji, Qigong therapy and Tui-na. Not only did he train Bruce's in the Water method of Taoist meditation, but even passed down his lineage to Bruce, which is directly linked to that of Lao Tse, the author of Dao De Jing.