Flying Tortoise Baguazhang Curriculum

Tier 1

Introduction to fundamentals of Bagua, with emphasis on stepping principles, use of the waist, and basic body conditioning.

Terminology

Ji Ben Gong

Solo Drill

Partner Drill

Form - Ding Shi Ba Zhang (Fixed 8 Palms)


Tier 2

Terminology

Ji Ben Gong

Solo Drill

Partner Drill

Form - Ding Shi Ba Zhang (Fixed 8) With Transitions

Teaching Prerequisites


Tier 3

Terminology

Ji Ben Gong

Partner Drill

Solo Drill

Form - Lao Ba Zhang (Old 8 Palms)

Teaching Prerequisites


Tier 4

Terminology

Ji Ben Gong

Partner Drill

Solo Drill

Form - Liu Shi Si Shou Zhang (64 Linear Palms)

Teaching Prerequisites


Tier 5

Terminology

Ji Ben Gong

Partner Drill

Solo Drill

Form - Lian Huan Zhang (Interlocking Rings)

Teaching Prerequisites


Tier 6

Terminology

Partner Drill

Solo Drill

Form - Long Xing Zhang (Dragon-Body Shape)