Curriculum

Main Wudang Curriculum

  •  Qi Gong:  standing meditation, bone marrow washing, 8 silk brocade, Wudang 5 animals, qi gong healing, self healing
  • Gong Fu Basics:  kicks, strikes, blocks, sequences, jumps, strength, and flexibility
  • Heavenly Horse Tai Chi 36
  • Tai Chi Basics:  silk reeling, fa jin, push hands, tai ji pillar
  • Yang Sheng Gong (Longevity or “Cultivating Life Energy”)
  • Daoist Morning and Evening Scripture:  chanting, percussion, reading and, writing Chinese characters
  • Introduction to Mandarin -oral, written
  • Chun Yang Sword
  • Wudang Shan Zi
  • Ba Gua – Eight Step Dragon Heart Palm
  • Da Gong (Big Dipper Body Protection Hard Qi Gong)
  • Sitting Meditation
  • Basic TCM Theory and Daoist Healing Methods:  five element theory, tui na massage, cupping therapy, gua sha, fire healing, moxibustion, herbs, liniments
  • Self Training
  • Daoist Alchemy Concepts
Wilderness Skills
  • Personal Sacred Area
  • Caretaking the Land
  • Shelter
  • Fire by Friction
  • Water   Collecting
  • Edible and Medicinal Plants
  • Basket Weaving
  • Pottery
  • Archery
  • Cordage
  • Stalking and Movement
  • Blindfolded Martial Training
  • Connecting with the Earth