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Baguazhang Lesson subscription

Online Every Sunday

Gao Baguazhang Lessons Live

£45 - per month

Gao style Baguazhang lessons will be held Sunday mornings from 11am till 11:45am.

If you cannot make the lesson you can watch later and also catch up with the previous 3 lessons.

These lessons are aimed at people with little to no knowledge of Gao style Bagua, taught solely by Ollie Smith, senior student of master Luo Dexiu. Each lesson consists of guided training from the complete Bagua system. This is a subscription service billed monthly which auto renews from the date you begin your subscription.

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Baguazhang Lesson subscription

Online Every Monday

Advanced Gao Baguazhang Lessons Live

£45 - per month

Advanced Gao Baguazhang lessons will be held Monday evenings from 8pm till 9pm.

If you cannot make the lesson you can watch later and also catch up with the previous 3 lessons.

These lessons are aimed at people with more knowledge of Gao style Bagua, taught solely by Ollie Smith, senior student of master Luo Dexiu. Each lesson consists of guided training from the complete Bagua system. This is a subscription service billed monthly which auto renews from the date you begin your subscription.

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Online Every Sunday

Hebei Xingyiquan Lessons Live

£45 - per month

Hebei Xingyiquan lessons will be held Sunday mornings from 10am till 10:45am.

If you cannot make the lesson you can watch it later and also catch up with the previous 3 lessons.

These lessons are aimed at people with knowledge of Xingyiquan and Internal arts, taught solely by Ollie Smith, senior student of master Luo Dexiu. Each lesson consists of guided training from the complete Hebei Xingyi system. This is a subscription service billed monthly which auto renews from the date you begin your subscription.

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How much do the kung fu classes cost?

Tuition for local lessons is £45 per month (currently not running)

How often are the kung fu classes?

Currently there are still no lesson held in person. Lessons will only begin again when we are ready. The kung fu classes will be held every Monday from 7:30pm.

Do you offer 1 on 1 kung fu lessons?

Yes, you can . Private Kung Fu training can be booked in advance with Ollie Smith by using our contact form. Head over to the contact page.

Where are the kung fu classes held?

Group kung fu classes are currently not running.

Kung fu lessons taught live with Ollie Smith

Xingyi Entering and Retreating Fist

Xingyi Entering and Retreating Fist

Currently local classes are suspended due to the virus pandemic, they will start up again as soon as it is safe to do so. I'm now focussing on teaching Bagauzhang and Xingyiquan from my small studio in the UK via live stream, I also include forms recorded in my larger space to help you get a better idea on how the forms should be practised. Each lesson is £45 and the duration is around 45 to 60 minutes per lesson. There are currently two Bagua lessons and one Xingyi lesson every week. The subscription is automated and billed via the Stripe gateway so it is completely secure.

The local kung fu classes are located in Bath and would suit people with a keen interest in traditional kung fu. There is an emphasis on upgrading one's skill rather than on gradings and tests, so you will not find a belt reward system. We do expect people to buy the school t-shirt and not to wear the clothes or uniform of another martial art club when attending.

Xingyi 8 Stance Fist

Xingyi 8 Stance Fist

Kung fu styles taught are Hebei Xingyi, Gao Bagua, and parts of the Chen Pan Ling Taiji form. All of the kung fu syles are taught over one month. We also focus some of the time in lesson to fighting application (optional) and will wear fighting gear such as gloves, head guards and body armour. The kung fu sparring is reasonably light and usually has an experimental approach to testing some of the more traditional aspects of fighting techniques.

Whilst we'd like to keep the lessons open to everyone it is best that you are reasonably fit and flexible with a degree of good coordination. If this is not the case then you can arrange for some 1 on 1 kung fu tuition. The 1 on 1 kung fu lessons will teach you everything you need to get up to speed and ready for the group class, I recommend that you set aside 5 sessions at £35 per hour, bookable from 2 hours minimum.

Double Edge Sword Xingyiquan Kung Fu

Double Edge Sword

During the lessons you will learn the traditional training methods found in Gao style Bagua and Hebei Xingyi. You might also be taught some of the famous Chen Pan Ling Taiji form (not all at the same time), these three kung fu styles originated in mainland China and were taken to Taiwan where Ollie Smith learnt the Yizong line of Baguazhang, Xingyiquan and Taijiquan.

Bagua takes priority in the lessons, this is due to the amount of content and complexity of the kung fu, Xingyi would be next and then Taiji. A complete system of Baguazhang and Xingyiquan are taught along with elements of Taijiquan thrown into the mix.

If you are interested in trying one lesson for free please contact me to arrange attendance. The class is not visible from the street so you have to arrange joining in by email.

These kung fu lessons are a great benefit to people looking to keep fit without having to go to a gym. You'll learn lots of traditional exercises that help with health of your mind and body. You can improve your coordination and lower your stress levels. Internal kung fu will help you to discover more about achieving a better structure when moving and striking. Though not only can you focus on the more martial aspects we can also learn about meditation whilst practising, which is an important part of our training.