Ching Yi Kung Fu - Atlanta formal requirements for rank (path for Ching Yi 

Kung Fu Association certified black belt 1st Degree  (Chu Duan).

White belt
The White Belt represents Novice Status. The White Belt is awarded

when a student has learned a set of basic skills from the core curriculum

and has established a good order of practice and has demonstrated consistency

with the Ching Yi Kung Fu Atlanta Values.

Yellow Belt
Tanglang Quan (Praying Mantis Boxing)

  • Bai Yuan Tou Tao (White Ape Steals the Peach)
  • Sticky hands level one


Xingyi Quan (Mind form Boxing)

  • Wu Xing Quan (Five Elements Fists)


Taiji Quan (Grand Ultimate Boxing)

  • Xuan Yuan Gong (Qigong exercises)
  • Taiji Quan 11 (11 Step Form)
  • Pushing Hands level one


Bagua (Eight Trigram Palm)

  • Xian Tian Bagua Zhang, Inside & Outside Turns & Combinations
  • Xian Tian Bagua Zhang, Eight Walking Postures


Qinna (arrest and submission)

  • Level one


Green Belt
Tanglang Quan

  • Duo Gang Quan (Secret Force Boxing)
  • Da Hu Gun (Beating Tiger Staff)
  • Sticky hands level two


Xingyi Quan

  • Xiang Sheng (Producing. 5- element combination form)
  • Xiang Ke Lao (Overcoming. 5- element combination form)


Taiji Quan

  • Taiji Quan 16 (16 Step Form)
  • Taiji Quan 24 (24 Step Form)
  • Taiji Quan 30 (30 Step Form)
  • Yin Jin Jing Qigong exercises (Muscle Change Classic)
  • Pushing Hands level two
  • Da Lu


Bagua

  • Xian Tian Bagua Zhang, 8 Changing Forms (qua 1 - 4)


Qinna (arrest and submission)

  • Level two


Brown Belt
Tanglang Quan

  • Tanglang Beng Bu Quan (Praying Mantis Stomping Fist)
  • Tanglang Jian (2 Handed Straight Sword)
  • Hei Hu Jiao Cha (Black Tiger Cross)
  • Sticky hands level three


Xingyi Quan

  • Lien Huan (Linking together, 5- element combination form)
  • Lian Huan Dao (Linking Together Broadsword form)


Taiji Quan

  • Taiji Quan 108 (Traditional Yang style long form)
  • Taiji Ta Lu (Continuous two-person exchange)
  • Pushing Hands level three


Bagua

  • Xian Tian Bagua Zhang, 8 Changing Forms (qua 5 - 8)
  • Xian Tian Bagua Dao (Broadsword walking)


Qinna (arrest and submission)

  • Level three


Black Belt
Tanglang Quan

  • Bai Yuan Chu Dong Quan (White ape out of Cave)
  • Er Lu Mei Hua Qiang (Plum Flower Spear)
  • Shi Ba Sou Quan (18 Elders Boxing)
  • Yan Qing Dao (Yellow Swallow Broadsword)
  • Sticky hands level four


Xingyi Quan

  • Xhi Er Xing - (12 animal forms)
  • Ba Shih - (Eight Postures)


Taiji Quan

  • Wong Taiji Quan 88 (Balanced Yang style long form)
  • Taiji Quan Dao (Broadsword)
  • Pushing Hands level four


Bagua

  • Xian Tian Bagua Dao, 8 Changing Broadsword Forms (qua 1 - 8)


Qinna (arrest and submission)

  • Level four


Youth Curriculum

Post Black Belt

  • Advanced training in the Ching Yi Kung Fu Association system in Tanglang Quan, Taiji Quan, Bagua Zhang, and Xingyi Quan.


CYKFA Duan ranking system
Nine Duan (degree) Black Belt ranking system under the authority of the
Ching Yi Kung Fu Association


YRTQA Duan ranking system

Nine Duan (degree) Black Belt ranking system under the authority of the Yellow River Tanglang Quan Association

Yellow Belt (alternative route)

  • Xuan Yuan Gong (Qigong exercises)
    • Taiji 11 (11 Step Form)
    • Taiji Quan 16 (16 Step Form)
    • Taiji Quan 24 (24 Step Form)
    • Pushing Hands level one and two

Ching Yi Kung Fu - Atlanta