This story reminds me of Bruce Lee in Enter the Dragon telling his student to “Punch with emotional content”.
My friend, Lucas Day, has been obsessed with movement, immersing himself in disciplines including contemporary dance, calisthenics, Systema (martial arts) and Olympic weightlifting.
I interviewed him about the relationship between physical and emotional stress.
Here is the link: A Peculiar Punch and Other Stories; also on Apple Podcasts. It is 12 mins long, the punch is at 4:09.
Image by Ariadna Danilova