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MTK Grading

System of graduation and belt

5º Degree examination (yellow) (minimum 3 months of practice)
  • Basic exercises
  • Relaxation/coordination (r/c) exercises
  • 13 postures form
 4º Degree examination (orange) (minimum 9 months of practice)
  • Tui Shou basic exercises : one hand/two hands (fixed steps)
  • Free Tui Shou (beginners) : one hand/two hands (fixed steps)
  • Function of the postures and r/c exercises in Tui Shou (fixed steps)
3º Degree examination (green) (minimum 18 months of practice)
  • Stepping and turning exercises
  • Function of the postures in combination with stepping and turning
  • Moving steps Tui Shou exercises (intermediate)
2º Degree examination (blue) (minimum 3 years of practice)
  • Long form (beginners)
1º Degree examination (brown) (minimum 5 years of practice)

Martial chi kung (I Ching Kung)

1º Tuan examination (black) (minimum 7 years of practice)
  • Long form (intermediate)
  • Any of the previous items
  • Free Tui Shou (moving steps, intermediate)
2º Tuan examination (black) (when the Master decides)
  • Fast form
  • Free Tui Shou (advanced)
3º Tuan examination (black) (when the Master decides)

Fighting form (two person) (san shou tui ta)

4º Tuan examination (black) (when the Master decides)
  • Hand/fist strikes locks and pressures
  • Free fighting (friendly. of course)
5º Tuan examination (black) (when the Master decides)
    • Tai chi sabre
    • Tai chi spear
    • Tai chi sword

nb: all grades repeat previous syllabus too!