The NING MUI Athletic Organisation 五梅体育会, founded in 1990 by the professional athlete Lex Reinhart, strives for a thorough multi-purpose study in applied Asian philosophical methods. Our slogan ‘health, balance, serenity’ means that we give equal consideration to these aspects so that they form an organic unity.
Through Asian philosophical methods self-awareness is developed. Thereby one gains knowledge of others as well of ones own surroundings. The term ‘kungfu’ refers exactly to this ability, which is why in Asia such practices are regarded as paths to awareness. Thus, the training content and methods have a real connection to everyday life, where they can be put to practice. It is not necessary that students see this as such or aim for this from the beginning. In our schools everyone can simply enjoy the physical aspect.
The Organisation follows this thousands of years old tradition of Asian philosophical methods as yoga, martial arts, qigong, stretching, meditation and aims at cultivating and developing the associated physical and ethical values as well as the philosophical achievements. In addition, we have integrated the positive aspects of our modern culture into our teaching system and thus initiated an important synthesis, combining the best elements of both.
The NING MUI Athletic Organisation fosters a lasting development of all the students skills within a clear organisational and directional structure. This is achieved through a well-founded course of instruction in terms of methodology and didactics. Each person receives the support and assistance needed in their efforts to reach his or her own personal goals. The central theme across a broad palette of classes for all age groups are the inner forces, which we summarize in the ‘model of energies & forces’.
Our highest goal is for students to be able to integrate what they have learned into their daily lives. This leads to personal balance, a positive outlook and confidence in all situations.