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Beijing Chinese Martial Arts Tour - Kung Fu Class

Class Duration: 1-2 hours
Organizers: Sanfeng Taiji Class and China Great Travel
1) Open areas of your hotel
2) East of Sacred Bridge in Temple of Heaven
3) The terrace beneath the CCTV Tower
4) Open ground in front of China Social Science Literature Building, Zhongguancun
5) Any suitable places per your request

Beijing Chinese Martial Arts Tour - Chang Quan
Beijing Chinese Martial Arts Tours - Chang Quan
Beijing Kung Fu travel Chang Quan
Beijing Kung Fu Trips Chang Quan

Chang Quan

Chang Quan (Long Fist) refers to a number of Northern Chinese styles characterized by long, extended movements. Chang Quan or the long-style Chinese Chuan is the general term for a dozen schools of Chuan. These include:

  • Cha Quan (Cha-family Chuan)
  • Flower-Style Chuan
  • China-Style Chuan,
  • Paochui (Cannon Chuan)
  • Hong-family Chuan
  • Red-Style Chuan
  • Shaolin Chuan
  • Fanzi Quan (tumbling Chuan)
  • etc.

According to historical records, by the latter half of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) classifications of fist fights and Chuan schools and styles had appeared. This classification became more detailed in the Qing Dynasty. Ming Dynasty general, Qi Jiguang, and Wushu master Cheng Chongdou both pointed out the difference between the long-style Chuan and the short-range fighting. They categorized the 32 stances practiced by the first Song Dynasty Emperor Taizu (also known as Zhao Taizu Chang Quan) as the long-style Chuan and the Mianzhang Chuan as the short one. The modern long range fist-fighting has programmed into its routine the strong points of the Cha-family, flower, cannon and red Chuan skills. The basics in the different forms of hands, hand techniques, footwork, step forms, ways of maneuvering, stances of the body, movements of the eyes and legs, balancing, jumping and leaping are standardized and choreographed in accordance with the direction of movement of the long-style Chuan. The jumps, leaps, rises and falls are programmed into different training routines with different degrees of difficulty, such as the long-style Chuan for beginners and long-style Chuan for youths.

The main characteristics of the long-style Chuan are expansiveness and gracefulness in posture and agility and speed in movement. Long-style boxers fight to the extreme of their arms' length. They move fast, jump high and far and combine hardness and softness, fast and slow moves, motions and stillness. Their movements are clearly rhythmical. Their generation of energy is powerful and the origin and outlet of the energy are clear. The bones and ligaments of the long-style boxers are compatible with their movements and actions.

Chang Quan is more suitable to youngsters who can enhance strength, speed, agility, elasticity and endurance through exercise and practice. It helps develop the physique and teach the techniques and skills in offence and defense.


Tour Cost
Number of Participants Tour Cost Per Person
1 person US$ 45
2-5 persons US$ 35
6-9 persons US$ 20
10 persons up US$ 15

What are taught in the class?
The class lasts 1-2 hours and consists of the following main steps:
1. The brief introduction to the origin, development, classification and function of Chang Quan (Kung Fu) will be made by your masters in the class. (10-15 minutes)
Kung Fu Master will present a full demonstration of "to-be-taught" Chang Quan (Kung Fu).
2. You will be taught according to your age, interest level and physical aptitude. You can select from a range of class options. (40-60 minutes)
3. Attending any one of these options will surely raise your interest in China's Kung fu and will also lay a good foundation for further study at another time.
4. After each class, competitions will be held to test the skills you have got from the lesson. The winner will get special Chinese crafted gifts.

How To Book The Above Tour?

Please send us an email and let us know the information below:
1. Your name.
2. Your hotel name and the names you have used to reserve your hotel room (if you have checked in your hotel, please let us know your room number).
3. The date when you will take the tours.
4. The codes of the tours that you would like to take (each tour has a code, please find it above).


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