AUTHENTIC, PRACTICAL, IN DEPTH:
WU XING JIAOSHOU: FIVE ELEMENTS FIGHTING
Xing Yi Quan is a Northern Chinese Martial Art, historically used by bodyguards, armed guards and escorts, prize fighters, outlaws and martial artists. It was combat tested in the cities, villages and trading routes of China all through the 1800s. Known to be an art that created robust fighters with skills used to protect themselves, others and valuable goods.
Xing Yi remains a direct, powerful and practical martial art, producing robust and skilled practitioners.
The Wu Xing (五
This course takes you through the Five Elements in a practical step by step manner, beginning with a Two Person sequence which embodies the basic applications and principles of working with a partner. It then introduces Fighting Principles and Applications, moves on to variations on applications and how each of the Five Element techniques can overcome all of the others. It provides drills and exercises to train each technique with a partner, begin to work with combinations and finally move into free sparring and fighting.
Xing Yi Academy Head Instructor Paul Andrews has over 20 years martial arts experience across a number of styles but specialises in traditional Hebei Style Xing Yi Quan. His unique style of Xing Yi has been passed down from three lineages to Xing Yi Academy, Paul has also trained in and incorporated exercises from Taijiquan (Tai Chi), Yi Quan, Shuai Jiao (Chinese Wrestling) and more, creating an art with a huge amount of content and depth including the secretive practices of Yan Yi.
Access content anywhere in the world
Xing Yi is a rare martial art! Even in China it can be difficult to find a good teacher nearby and chances are they may not teach a full system of fighting and sparring. Wherever you are you can get access to the Five Elements Fighting Course via the online membership portal. Connect at home on your computer or on the move with a tablet or phone.
Train any time, at your own pace
Sometimes life gets in the way, we have other responsibilities. Log in and train whenever suits you. Our online courses can be worked through systematically and you can go back over material whenever you like. You can purchase lifetime access or decide to enrol to our premium subscription to get access to all our courses and keep access only as long as you remain subscribed.
Guided Support Direct From Paul and XYA
We want to pass on our art to the next generation not simply sell some routines and techniques. The Five Elements Fighting Course is fully accessible from day one with a simple modular progression to guide you to combat proficiency. Support is also on hand, email Paul or connect via the Private Facebook Group. You can even send in film of your practice to get feedback and answers to all your questions.
The course consists of 5 main modules with 31 practical lessons and a BONUS 6th Module which looks at Xing Yi Five Element Kicking Techniques.
The Course begins by teaching a straightforward partner sequence, then moves forward from there to introduce theory, drills, exercises and applications.
In many cases lessons are provided with detailed training notes and links to other resources.