Wushu Styles Offered

Note: some styles are not listed, but are exclusive to devoted students.

Northern Hui Styles
Buddhist Styles
Xiang Xing Quan (Animal or element imitation styles)
Zhonguo jun ji cheng di quan (Chinese military police boxing)
Internal Styles
Contemporary Wushu (jing ji wushu)

Northern Hui Styles

These are styles made famous through Chinese Muslim circles.

  • Chāquán ( 查拳 )
  • Shi lu tan tui (10 roads of springing leg)
  • 13 movements (canon)
  • Forms 1-10 (1-6 generally taught)
  • Piguaquan ( 劈掛拳 ), literally “chop-hanging fist”) also known as Piguazhang ( 劈掛掌, “chop-hanging palm”) – 3 forms
  • Bajiquan ( 八極拳, literally “eight extremes fist”) – 4 forms
  • Fānziquán ( 翻子拳, literally “rotating fist”, tumbling, windmill or tornado) – 3 forms
  • Huaquan ( 华拳 )

Buddhist Styles

Original northern Songshan Shaolin Temple ( 少林寺 )

  1. Xiaohongquan (small red fist)
  2. Dahongquan (big red fist)
  3. Tongbiquan (through arms fist)
  4. Liuhequan (six harmonies fist)
  5. Changquan (long fist)
  6. Changhuxinyimen (long protect heart will gate)
  7. Qixingquan (seven star fist)
  8. Meihuaquan (plum flower fist – although not the same set as in Bak Sil Lum)
  9. Paoquan (cannon fist)
  10. Lohanquan (arhat fist) – 5 forms

Xiang Xing Quan

Animal or element imitation styles

  • Tiger ( ) Hu – 5 forms + Gansu flying tiger (hui)
  • Leopard (Panther) – ( )
  • Snake ( ) She – male, female form
  • Crane ( ) He – 3 forms
  • Dragon ( ) Long – 2 forms + Gansu blue/green dragon (hui)
  • Eagle ( ) Ying – 3 traditional, performance form
  • Mantis “Praying mantis” ( 螳螂 ) Tang Lang – 3 traditional, performance form
  • Houquan ( 猴拳 ) – Monkey fist/boxing, monkey cudgel
  • Shaolin 5 animal boxing- tiger, leopard, snake, crane, dragon

System: Single movements, moving sequences (like shi lu tan tui), neigong forms + gong training, and applications.

Beginner form, intermediate form, advanced form, performance form

Zhonguo jun ji cheng di quan (Chinese military police boxing)

Combat wushu of the People’s Republic of China’s military, emphasizing qin na , shuai jiao, and effective combat and self defense techniques.

Internal Styles

Tai chi chuan ( 太极拳 )

  • Standard Beijing Taijiquan curriculum – 24, 42, 56, 81, 88 forms, 32 & 42 sword (jian)
  • Yang (traditional) 56 taijiquan, yang 63 (long tassel) and yang 56 jian
  • Wudang Taijiquan (Longmen Pai), Wudang Taijijian (contemporary), Wudang Longmen jian
  • Chen 19, 56 taijiquan, chen laojia yilu and erlu, chen 56 jian
  • Wu Hao Taijiquan – Long Form
  • Sun Taijiquan – Long Form
  • Zhaobao Taijiquan – Long Form

Bāguàzhăng ( 八卦掌 ) – 3 forms, bagua jian

Xingyiquan ( 形意拳 ) – 4 forms

Qigong ( 气功 or prana force) & Nei Gong ( 內功 )

  • Ba duan Jing
  • Yi Jin Jing
  • Xi Sui Jing
  • Northern 5 animal nei gong/qigong
  • Wushu vinyasa

Contemporary Wushu (jing ji wushu)