Well, if such is the case, I'm glad I'm not receptive to this type of thing. I would seem to be a serious disadvantage, rather than an advantage of any kind. Your opponent just has to look at you and you fall over, or swoon, or get stabbing pains? That's not a very good position to be in. You get attacked by someone and there's no defense?
I would not want to be so influenced by outside forces that I can't control myself. If someone can just point a sword at me and I get stabbing pains, from so far away he can't physically touch me, then I'm not in control of myself, they are.
I think Bamboo Leaf has the right of it, keep it inside yourself, where it can do you some good. Where you have control over it's flow, it's rising, it's falling, where it goes, how it effects things. It sounds to me like putting it outside yourself is extremely detrimental, by opening yourself up to attacks from others against which you have no defense.
No thank you. I'll keep myself under my own control at all times.
Maybe you should learn the toe up, toe down thing from that guy on Discovery Channel. It might help you keep these types of things from happening. I'm not being snarky or sarcastic, dude. If you're that susceptible to outside influence, you might need some kind of defense for it and that's the only one I've ever heard of.
I'm just glad I'm in charge of my chi, it seems like a pretty important thing.
I have to agree with Jerry, this sounds very much like a personal belief becoming self fulfilling.
If that's your bag, then rock on with it. Just because it doesn't work for me doesn't mean it's not real to or right for you.
My personal belief is that we all need something to believe in, and whatever gets you through the night is all right.
You're not going to convince me, though, until you can put someone in front of me who can knock me down with his chi. I'm a total non-believer in the psychic attack like that. I've stood there, yawning, bored and waiting, too many times while someone "issued" their chi against me from a distance to think there's anything to it.
The proof is in the putting, I've never seen, or felt, anyone actually put.