International Grading Certification

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Requirements for all level of
Chen Zhenglei Taijiquan Federation Grading System

1级
主要内容:
• 养生功: 关节活动、 缠丝功 (单、双手)和步法练习
• 陈氏太极拳精要18式
• 太极混元桩, 采气法

Level 1
Main Contents:
• Yangsheng Gong: Joint warm up, Spiral Rotation (single and double hands) and postures & footwork
• Chen’s Taichi Essential 18 forms
• Hunyuan Post and Qi Collecting Drills

2级
主要内容:
• 所有前一级的技术内容
• 陈氏太极拳老架一路
• 陈氏太极拳18式剑
• 推手:单手挽花 (平圆、立圆、8字), 双手挽花 (同步从里向外、向内、向左、向右;双手交替向里、向外)

Level 2
Main Contents:
• All contents of previous level
• Chen’s Taichi Old Frame 1
• Chen’s Taichi Single Sword 18 Movements Routine
• Push Hands: Single Hand (Horizontal, Vertical Circle, Figure 8); Double Hand (Synchronous Inside or Outside; Synchronous To Left or To Right; Synchronous Inside or Outside One by One)

3级
主要内容:
• 所有前一级的技术内容
• 陈氏太极拳单刀完整套路
• 推手:合步推手及应用

Level 3
Main Contents:
• All contents of previous level
• Chen’s Taichi Single Sabre
• Push Hands: Still Stance and Application

4级
主要内容:
• 所有前一级的技术内容
• 陈氏太极拳老架二路
• 陈氏太极拳单剑
• 推手:一进一退顺步

Level 4
Main Contents:
• All contents of previous level
• Chen’s Taichi Old Frame 2
• Chen’s Taichi Single Sword
• Push Hands: Forward & Backward Steps and Application

5级
主要内容:
• 所有前一级的技术内容
• 陈氏太极拳新架一路
• 陈氏太极拳双锏
• 推手:大履及实战应用

Level 5
Main Contents:
• All contents of previous level
• Chen’s Taichi New Frame 1
• Chen’s Taichi Double Baton
• Push Hands: Forward & Backward Steps in Low Pose (Knee and leg techniques)

6级
主要内容:
• 所有前一级的技术内容
• 陈氏太极拳新架二路
• 陈氏太极拳双刀
• 推手:活步推手及实战应用

Level 6
Main Contents:
• All contents of previous level
• Chen’s Taichi New Frame 2
• Chen’s Taichi Double Sabre
• Push Hands: Free Steps, Practical Push Hand Techniques and Application

7级
主要内容:
• 所有前一级的技术内容
• 陈氏太极拳双剑
• 推手:定步活推及实战应用

Level 7
Main Contents:
• All contents of previous level
• Chen’s Taichi Double Sword
• Push Hands: Still Stance, free Push Hand Techniques and Application

8级
主要内容:
• 所有前一级的技术内容
• 陈氏太极春秋大刀
• 推手:活步活推及实战应用

Level 8
Main Contents:
• All contents of previous level
• Chen’s Taichi Halberd (Chun Qiu Da Dao)
• Push Hands: Free Steps, free Push Hand Techniques and Application, Practical Fight Techniques

9级
主要内容:
• 所有前一级的技术内容
• 陈氏太极枪
• 陈氏太极大杆13杆、双人滑杆(3杆, 8杆)
• 太极散手及实战应用

Level 9
Main Contents:
• All contents of previous level
• Chen’s Taichi Spear
• Chen’s Taichi Long Pole and 2 People Set (3 moves and 8 moves)
• Push Hands: San Da (Free Fighting) and Application

10级
主要内容:
• 所有前一级的技术内容
• 陈氏太极拳所有套路
• 陈氏太极拳八法及发力技术

Level 10
Main Contents:
• All contents of previous level
• All Routines
• Gong Fa – The 8 Taichi Methods and Explosive Power Releasing Skills

Customized Certificate

Because some people may only practice specified content of Chen Style Tai Chi, we will assess their skill level and issue a suitable customized Grading certificate with specified content. Please contact the Federation for further details before you apply for your customized certificate.

考试及认证费 Fee and Examination

* 考试及认证费:网路会员价$35 美元,非会员$50 美元。 认证有效期为两年, 期满需更换新证, 电子版工本费$10美元, 如需纸质证书工本费和邮寄费另算
* 晋级: 一年期满后可申请参加联盟组织的考核晋级, 考试晋级费: $30, 可申报跨级晋级, 每晋一级$30美元。

*Exam and Certification Fee: $35 USD for registered online free member or higher and $50 for none members. If hard copy and mailing is required, fee is extra.
*Advance to higher level: After one year, one can apply to take Federation exams to advance. Examination and certificate fee: $30, One can skip levels and each level is $30.

Terms and conditions for the payment of certification fees

All candidates are required to pay the relevant fee in advance. Candidates will be charged for the Grading level awarded by the evaluation procedure as follows:

  • A candidate awarded a lower level than that applied for will receive a refund of the fee difference
  • In the event of a higher level than that applied for being awarded, the candidate will be required to pay the fee difference
  • For candidates who are not awarded a grade, or who withdraw their application prior to evaluation, the fee paid is non-refundable