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Taijiquan

Mayur is working through the taijiquan orange belt syllabus.


Baguazhang

Mayur is working through the baguazhang blue belt syllabus.


2020 attendance

In order to grade, Mayur must attend 2 more workshops/boot camp.

Class: weekly
Workshops attended: 6/8
Boot camp: 0
Private lessons: 0
 

Mentally focus on the execution of all movements, or try to visualise each movement.
It helps understand the intrinsic meaning or intentions of the movements.

Avoid thinking of anything else, you will find it easier to focus on the movement and use your mind to direct the movements.

(Dr Paul Lam)

 


Taijiquan syllabus


White

Qigong

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


Yellow

The ball game
Monkey paws
Partner work
Psoas exercises
Pushing legs
Single pushing hands
 

Challenge full circle qigong (30 mins x 4 weeks)
Challenge standing qigong (4 postures) (20 minutes x 4 weeks)
Challenge - yielding exercise challenge (30 mins x 6 weeks)

Assignment #1 - Q & A
Assignment #2 - Attitude & etiquette
Assignment #3 - Q & A
Assignment #4 - Attitude & etiquette


Orange

Long Yang form (section 1) (regular)
Constructive rest
Fear of falling
Horse stance
How to escape from a hold
How to punch
Knife drills
Leg stretches (2 sets)
Partner work mistakes
Playing the attacker
- commitment
- range & reach
Punching rehab
Shuai jiao applications (set 1)
Yielding basic skills

Challenge - form challenge (60 mins x 4 weeks)
Challenge - knife drilling (30 mins x 4 weeks)
Challenge - shuai jiao applications (30 mins x 4 weeks)
Challenge - yielding basic skills challenge (30 mins x 6 weeks)

Assignment #1 - Q & A
Assignment #2 - A & E
Assignment #3 - The Sword Polisher's Record


Baguazhang syllabus


Blue

6 direction changes
8 mother palms
9 palaces
Body overturning drill
Circle walking
Crane stepping
The crouch
Figure of 8
The gaze
Lion stepping
Partnered circle walking

Challenge 6 direction changes drilling (20 mins x 6 weeks)
Challenge 8 mother palms drilling (20 mins x 6 weeks)
Challenge 9 palaces drilling (20 mins x 6 weeks)
Challenge circle walking drilling (60 mins x 6 weeks)
Challenge figure of 8 drilling (60 mins x 6 weeks)

Worth reading:

Chinese Boxing by Robert Smith


Greyed out
items meet the required standard of skill.


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Last updated 04 October 2020