BEGINNING KUNG FU CURRICULUM

Warm up

  • Ankle, knee, waist, wrist, elbow, shoulder rotations
  • Body slaps - horse stance, arrow stance
  • Arm swings - one direction & two directions
  • Leg swing - left and right
  • Stretches - front leg, side to side, flat, center split, sitting & bow stance

Stance training

  • Horse stance - Ma Bu
  • Sitting stance - Zuo Pan
  • Forty Sixty stance - Si Liu
  • Arrow stance - Gon Bu
  • Single leg stance - Du Li
  • Empty leg stance - Xi Shi
  • Thirty Seventy stance - San Chi
  • Stretching stance - Pu Tuei

Basic punches and kicks

  • Horse stance punch - Ma Bu Tsuei
  • Arrow stance punch - Gon Bu Tsuei
  • Moving punch - Tuo Bu Tsuei
  • Moving palm strike - Tuo Bu Jang
  • Forty sixty punch - Si Liu Bu Fa Jing
  • Direction punches


This level of practitioners needs to study the following lines and forms before moving to Intermediate level of Kung Fu practice.


  • Six basic lines of Praying Mantis
  • Ten lines of Tan Tui
  • Tsa Tsui form - Praying Mantis
  • Ben Bu form - Praying Mantis
  • Miao Dao - Willow leaf saber
  • Fung Mo Guon - Crazy Windmill Staff form

Download Beginning Kung Fu Curriculum PDF file.



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