CLASSES AND EVENTS
Xing Yi Academy provide in-person and online training in Xing Yi Quan as well as other Chinese Martial Arts:
Yan Yi - Yi Quan - Yang Style Taiji (Tai Chi) - Choy Lee Fut - Chinese Weapons - Shuai Jiao (Chinese Wrestling).
For online training, click the ONLINE LEARNING tab above to find out more.
Tuesday Evenings | Middleton Park, Leeds 18.30pm - 20.30pm
Mixed Martial Arts, Kung Fu, Fight Training, Conditioning, Fitness, Performance, Health, Weapons
Focus on weapons training but we cover all aspects of Xing Yi, combat and self defense.
Cost: 1 hour £8 - Full Session £10 - 10 Full Sessions Paid up front - £80. First Lesson Free.
Thursday Evenings | Xing Yi | Beaumont Park Bandstand, Huddersfield | 18.00pm - 20.00pm
Xing Yi Quan - 5 elements and 12 animals, forms and applications, exercises and sparring.
Cost: £10 per session or 10 Full Sessions Paid up front - £80. First Lesson Free.
Monthly Classes - On Hold
Saturday Mornings | Chinese Martial Arts | Middleton Park, Leeds | 09.00am - 12.00pm
Any gender, age (above 16 years), and experience. New members can borrow equipment if needed.
This monthly class is a mix of everything we do. Suited to more experienced martial artists but will accommodate beginners. Primary focus is on emptyhand Xing Yi Quan, Five Elements and Animals, with some weapon work and other styles (Tai Ji, Yi Quan, Shuai Jiao, Choy Lee Fut).
This class will include plenty of partner work and the choice to join in with some freeplay/sparring/san shou (san shou/sparring is not compulsory but is recommended).
Cost: £10 per session, £80 for 10 sessions paid up front.
Chinese Swordfighting with Scott Rodell
18th -21st November 2022
Practical Chinese Swordfighting with a focus on combat techniques and applications. All levels and experience are welcome. For those less inclined to competitive practice, there will be plenty of options for solo work and more cooperative training. For those with a competitive streak, there will be lots of partner work and sparring.
If possible, bring a heavy wooden training sword and protective gloves (HEMA style or padded lecrosse gloves). For more competitive training, a fencing mask/HEMA mask will be required. Arm, leg and torso protection is recommended for heavy sparring but is optional.
Friday 6pm-8pm Welcome and opening lessons
Saturday 9am-5pm Chinese Sword (Jian) techniques and exercises
Sunday 9am-5pm Chinese Sword (JIan) techniques, exercises and more partner work
Venue - Brudenell Primary School, Leeds (TBC)
Cost: 1 day Saturday/Sunday - £80
Whole weekend - £150 (Includes Friday evening)
Private Lessons and Workshops
Paul will teach private one to one or small group sessions by arrangement. Dates and times are agreed in advance and must fit into Paul's schedule.
Content and training can be tailored to the individual's needs. Paul will teach traditional syllabus and methods or focus on skills development or practical methods (sparring/fighting/self defence).
You can train at Paul's home in his small Wu guan (training hall), outside in a park near to Paul's home or Paul can travel to you within a reasonable distance or at a reasonable cost for travel.
Cost: Base rate for private tuition is £40 per hour, one-to-one. Discounts will be made for bookings of more than one session and discounts for small groups. Cost does not include travel expenses. Should travel expenses be accrued, these will be agreed separately at a reasonable rate.
Workshops and Seminars:
Paul will teach workshops and seminars to groups upon arrangement. Any location considered. Workshop content and costs are agreed with the organiser. Costs to include tuition, travel expenses, and accommodation (if required).