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Curriculum:
SHAOLIN GONGFU BEGINNER

 The Shaolin Chi Mantis curriculums are composed of three separate Gongfu systems combined together:
  • Northern Shaolin Gongfu (from the Songshan Buddhist Temple)
  • Yang Style Taijiquan
  • Northern Praying Mantis (both Taiji Tanglang "Tai Chi Praying Mantis" & Qixie Tanglang "7 Star Praying Mantis")
     

This curriculum is interwoven with the other Gongfu systems that also have Advanced Programs.

All Shaolin Chi Mantis and Tai Chi Youth curriculums are 4-month semesters. The seminar curriculums and after school programs are derived from these 4-month semesters.

The SHAOLIN  GONGFU  ADVANCED curriculum of Shaolin Chi Mantis is 4-semesters.

For a look at how all 3 curriculums combine to form Shaolin Chi Mantis see the SHAOLIN CHI MANTIS 7-YEAR POSTER.

 

 SHAOLIN CHI MANTIS SHAOLIN GONGFU ADVANCED PROGRAM

This Shaolin Gongfu Beginner curriculum of Shaolin Chi Mantis is 3-semesters.

AFTER completing the Shaolin Chi Mantis SEMESTER #4, the student receives a Blue Sash. This sash is presented at the Graduation Ceremony held after the completion of each semester.

   
 Semester #2:

REQUIREMENT

REQUIREMENT  TOPIC

TAIJIQUAN:  Proper breathing in the Yang Taijiquan Short Form
Lead class: "Inhale - Exhale..."
EXERCISES: All basic kicks and punches of Shaolin Chi Mantis
NEW FORMS:   

One of the following Shaolin Gongfu Forms:
(depending on which is taught this semester)

  • Luohan 1
  • Lian Bu
  • Small Circular Fist
  • Tantui 1-4
APPLICATIONS
& TECHNIQUES:
N/A
QIGONG:

4 Winds of Shaolin
8 Brocade (Silk Weaver's 8 Brocade)
Temple Exercises of Shaolin Chi Mantis

BOOKWORK: Shaolin Gongfu Beginner book by Zhen Shen-Lang
ESSAYS: Chinese Birth Year Animal (of you)
PUSH HANDS: N/A
QIN NA: N/A
WEAPONS: N/A
TOURNAMENTS:

Perform one of the 3 Shaolin Beginner Forms:

  • Luohan 1
  • Lian Bu
  • Small Circular Fist
ASSISTANT INSTRUCTOR: N/A

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