Training Curriculum

Level 1 – Beginner: Tai Chi Basics: Mind, Posture, Breathing, Tai Chi Walking (Walking like a cat,猫步), Standing meditation (浑圆桩), Hand, Stance etc.  Five loosening exercises. Completion of Yang style foundation form.

Level 2: Continue to practice and refine the content learned from the Level 1 course. Completion of Yang style foundation form – mirror image. Introduction of Push Hands – Single hand drill.

Level 3: Continue to practice and refine the content learned from the Level 1 and 2 courses. Completion of Yang Chengfu’s Eight Five form (八五式). More Push Hands training – Double hand drill, developing Jin (劲,internal power).

Level 4: Continue to practice and refine the content learned from the Level 1, 2 and 3 courses. Focus on combining form and Push Hands together. This is where the essence and applications integrate with each other. In-depth training of Yang Chengfu’s Eight Five form (八五式) and it’s variations. In-depth Push Hands training (free pushing). Yang Style Tai Chi Sword form.

Level 5 (Inner Door Students Only): Continue to practice and refine the content learned from the Level 1, 2, 3, and 4 courses. Original Tai Chi 188 form (原传太极188 式) and it’s martial application. Continue Push Hands training to refine and reach a higher level.

NOTE: First class begins 23/4/2015

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY
15.00 - 16.00 Xing Yi (形意)15.30 - 17.00
West Ryde
16.00 - 17.00
17.00 - 18.00 Push Hands17.00 - 18.00
West Ryde
18.00 - 19.00
19.00 - 20.00 Yang Style Tai Chi (杨式太极)19.00 - 21.00
West Ryde
20.00 - 21.00
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Thursday

Sunday

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All classes currently held at:
West Ryde Public School
6 Endeavour St,
(entry via Bennett St.)
West Ryde NSW 2114
Australia