We will be bringing you an extensive seminar curriculum on different topics of Chinese martial arts taught by leading masters.

Seminars are one hour in length but may be presented in two or more parts.

Seminars schedule is as follows:

Friday, June 28, 2024: 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Sunday, June 30, 2024: 7:30 am – 9:30 am

Seminar Registration fee is $50. The fee for each 1-hour session is $35.


SD Sun Deyao – Mantis Boxing

Master Sun Deyao is a 7th generation descendant of the Supreme Ultimate Plum Blossom Mantis Boxing system. Based in Duluth, Georgia, he promotes martial arts internationally and has students in more than 30 nations.

SD1 – Friday 6-7 pm

Mantis Catches the Cicada, Part 1

SD2 – Friday 7-8 pm

Mantis Catches the Cicada, Part 2

SD3 – Sunday 7:30 – 8:30 am

Mantis Double Handed Straight Sword, Part 1

SD4 – Sunday 8:30-9:30 am

Mantis Double Handed Straight Sword, Part 2

Mantis Boxing: Mantis Catches the Cicada
Mantis Catches the Cicada is a dynamic and intricate form within Mantis Boxing, a style known for its precision, agility, and the emulation of the mantis’s hunting movements. This form embodies the essence of navigating complex environments, akin to a mantis moving effortlessly through dense foliage in pursuit of its prey. Mantis Catches the Cicada is not just a physical routine but a manifestation of the mantis boxing philosophy, blending agility, precision, and strategy. Practitioners of this form learn to navigate complex situations with grace and power, embodying the spirit of the mantis in every movement.

Mantis Boxing: Double Handed Straight Sword – 12 Secret Characters Routine
The 12 Secret Characters form in Mantis Boxing, for the double-handed straight sword, is a sophisticated and intricate sequence that embodies the principles of precision, agility, and the strategic prowess akin to the mantis. Each of the twelve characters symbolizes a unique movement or concept, blending the art of the sword with the cunning nature of the mantis. This form is not just a set of movements but a philosophical journey through the essence of Mantis Boxing, with each character revealing deeper layers of skill and understanding.

KC Kong Cheng

KC 1 – Friday 4-5 pm

Bagua Zhang, Part 1

KC 2 – Friday 5-6 pm

Taiji Quan, Part 1

KC 3 – Friday 6-7 pm

Xing Yi Quan

KC 4 – Friday 7-8 pm

Bagua Zhang, Part 2

KC 5 – Sunday 7:30 – 8:30 am

Liu He Tang Lang Chuan (Liu He Praying Mantis Fist)

KC 6 – Sunday 8:30 – 9:30 am

Taiji Quan, Part 2

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KY Kai Yu – Baji

Master Kai Yu is the author of General Introduction to Baji Quan.

KY 1 – Friday 5-6 pm 

Ba Gua Zhang 64 hands (a linear form that contains 64 hand and 72 leg techniques).

KY 2 – Sunday 8:30-9:30-am

Ba Ji Quan- Jin Gang Ba Shi (the fundamental training form that teaches building and using core power to deliver sudden released explosive power).

FH Frank Hatsis – Rope Dart

Master Frank Hatsis is founder of the Rope Dart Academy. He is an expert on rope dart technique and instruction, and a past member of the USA Wushu Team.

FH 1 – Friday 6-7pm

Rope Dart Spins

FH 2 – Friday 7-8 pm

Rope Dart Shots

FH 3 – Sunday 8:30-9:30 am

Rope Dart Wraps

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SW Sam Winters

Master Sam Winters operates the Hsin Yung-I Chuan School in Orlando, Florida, teaching Earth Style Tai Chi, Meimen Qigong, push hands, straight sword, and broadsword. He can be reached at hsinyungichuan.weebly.com.

SW 1 – Friday 7-8 pm

Pingshuai /Qigong (Part 1)

SW 2 – Sunday 8:30-9:30 am

Pingshuai/Qigong (Part 2) (SW 1 required)

Pingshuai exercises enhance the immune system, improve balance, makes joints and muscles more flexible, fortifies muscles, joints and bones, enhances blood and Qi circulation, replenishes energy, relaxes, calms and clears the mind, and sharpens the senses.

ER Eric Randolph – Push Hands (Sensing Hands)

Master Eric Randolph is the founder of The Way of Chi in Pittsburgh, PA. He teaches Taiji and Push Hands (sensing hands), as well as healing Qigong.

ER1 – Friday 4-5 pm

Advanced Sensing Hands Dynamics Part I (immovable body, immovable arm, and the illusion of fluid motion)

ER2 – Friday 7-8 pm

Advanced Sensing Hands Dynamics Part II (rom sensing hands to practical martial applications)