First photo: In Lixian, Hebei to celebrate the long history of Chuojiao. Andrew Gordon is in the back row, 4th from
OK, so these are not all really Chuo Jiao...some contemporary wushu (and an ice cream break)...but hey, we needed some new content
The following are the 14 basic kicks that everyone in the Halifax class must learn for the second level of Chuo Jiao Fanzi. Everyone should also know the names of each kick. Please either memorize this list or print it off to bring with you to Tuesdays class. Thanks.
1.Zheng ti tui - Straight swinging kick
2.Li he tui - Outside cresent kick
3.Bai lian tui - Inside cresent kick
4.Ce ti tui - Side swinging kick
5.Ce chuai tui or ti - Side thrust kick
6.Tan tui - Spring kick
7.Deng tui - Heel kick
8.Zhuang ti - Push kick
9.Cun ti - Inch kick
10. Shi zi tui - 10 kick
11.Ye li cang hua tui - Hide flower under leaves kick
12.Hua lan tui - Flower Basket Handle Kick / Straight back kick
13.Jiu fan, Yuan Yang Tui - 9 flip, Mandarin Duck kick
14. Juezi Tui = Donkey kick
I will not be at class Sunday, May 9th as I will be in Montreal watching this fight. Feel free to come practice anyway. I will be back to practice on Tuesday May 11th. Just a reminder-we practice rain, snow or shine...like tonight!
See you next week.
Rachel is the latest class member to pass her first level Chuo Jiao test. A nice yellow sash should be headed her way next week.
On Thursday night Ann and Eleni both passed their first level Beijing Chuo Jiao Fanzi test!