"No Laughter, No Truth"

Updated: Nov 4

My Teacher often reminds me of this saying when I complain about Yi Chuan training methods being so misunderstood. It's part of a quote attributed Lao Tse, I've included the entire quote at the end of this article.


Sometimes he would turn it around the other way, saying, "We must be doing something right."


"How do you know Sifu?", I ask.


"Because people are laughing at us.", he responds.