Brett Wolfboy
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Teaching assistant

Brett is a tai chi for health
teaching assistant.

Intermediate (part 1)

Brett is working through the taijiquan syllabus.

2019 attendance

Brett has attended the required number of workshops for grading.

Fundamentally the marksman aims at himself.

(Eugen Herrigel)

Taijiquan syllabus - student grades

Beginner (part 1)

Ba duan jin (8 exercises)
Form posture qigong
Full circle qigong
Moving qigong (15 exercises)
Reeling silk exercises (5 exercises)
Standing post
Standing qigong/3 circle qigong

Assignment #1 - Q & A
Assignment #2 - Attitude & etiquette

Beginner (part 2)

4 directions with a partner
Central equilibrium maintain the centre
Eyes-closed walking
Palm at 3 distances
Peripheral vision - mugger scenario
Posture testing
Pushing legs
Single pushing hands
Yielding exercise

Challenge full circle qigong (30 mins x 4 weeks)
Challenge standing qigong (4 postures) (20 minutes x 4 weeks)

Beginner (part 3)

Long Yang form (section 1) (regular)
Monkey paws
Psoas exercises
Yielding basic skills

Challenge - form challenge (60 mins x 4 weeks)
Challenge - yielding basic skills challenge (30 mins x 6 weeks)
Challenge - yielding exercise challenge (30 mins x 6 weeks)

Assignment #1 - Q & A
Assignment #2 - Attitude & etiquette

Intermediate (part 1)

Long Yang form (section 1) (mirrored)
Constructive rest
Floor work
- basics
- back-to-back

Horse stance
Knife drills
Leg stretches (2 sets)

Martial concepts

Challenge - knife drilling (30 mins x 4 weeks)

Challenge - mirrored form (60 mins x 4 weeks)

Assignment #1 - Q & A

Assignment #2 - Martial concepts theory
Assignment #3 - The Sword Polisher's Record: The Way of Kung Fu

Greyed out items meet the required standard of skill.

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Page created 8 April 2014
Last updated 7 May 2017