“Black Sash” is a five-episode TV series from 2003 that features a Baguazhang master, played by Russell Wong, and is set in San Francisco. Interesting series, considering there are very few movies or television shows that even mention baguazhang.
Sifu Bryant Fong will be giving a lecture on “Evidence-Based QiGong” at Ohlone College, Fremont, California, as part of the World Tai Chi and QiGong Day being held on campus.
Time: 3:15-4:15 PM
Location: Ohlone College Newark Center, 39399 Cherry Street, Newark, CA 94560 (Maps & Directions)
For information on the rest of the day’s activities, please see the official website:
Master Yang will be teaching Baguazhang seminar classes over the week of March 13-20, 2016. Listed below are the times and prices. All seminars take place at Japantown YMCA, 1530 Buchanan St, San Francisco (apart from the March 16 Long Xing class). To sign up for the limited spaces, please contact Sifu Fong at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Package Cost for Multiple Seminars
- Two Seminars: $300
- Three Seminars: $350
- Four Seminars: $475
Weekend Series (Dan Cho)
- One Session: $150
- Two Sessions: $250
- Dan Cho (Bagua Basic Palm Changes and Techniques)
- Sunday March 13 — 1:30-4:00 PM (possible additional session in morning TBA)
- Saturday March 19 — 9:30-11:30 AM, 3:30-6:30 PM
- Sunday, March 20 — 10:30-3:30 PM (This session is TBA)
2. Seven Star Staff
- Price: $250
- Monday – Friday, March 14-18, 9:30-11:30 AM
3. Judge’s Pencil (Baguazhang Weapon)
The “judge’s pencil” is a weapon similar to a steel writing brush. Metal chopsticks can be used in place of the actual “pencil.”
- Price: $250
- Monday, March 14, 1:30-3:00 PM
- Tuesday, March 15, 1:00-4:00 PM
- Wednesday, March 16, 1:30-3:00 PM
- Thursday, March 17, 1:00-4:00 PM
- Friday, March 18, 1:30-3:30 PM
4. Long Xing (Baguazhang Dragon Form)
- Price: $200
- Tuesday, March 15, 7:00-9:00 PM
- Wednesday, March 16, 7:00-9:00 PM (Location change––John Adams Center, 1860 Hayes Street, San Francisco)
- Thursday, March 17, 7:00-9:00 PM
Locations of evening dinners with Master Yang
- Sunday, March 13 — Village Pizzaria
- Saturday, March 19 — Dragon River
- Sunday, March 20 — Bennihana
To sign up for the limited spaces, please contact Sifu Fong at email@example.com.
Master Yang will be traveling to the San Francisco Bay Area March 13-20, 2016 to give seminars on Liang-style baguazhang, the week following the March 12, 2016 CMAT tournament.
- Seven-Star Staff
- Dragon form
- Swimming Dragon
- Dan Cho
- Advanced Basics
Please see Sifu Bryant Fong if you would like to sign up!
Sifu Fong and students will be performing at 2:00 PM at the Mid-Autumn Festival in San Francisco, September 26, 2015. The event is hosted by the Southeast Asian Arts and Culture Coalition. See the link below for details and driving directions.
Sifu Fong and students will be performing at the 2015 Dragon Boat Festival, held on Treasure Island. Performance time is 12:30 on the main stage. Sifu Fong and students will be performing several rare Baguazhang forms, including Dingshibazhang group form and Deerhorn Knives. See the official website for details:
The Tiger Claw Elite is Saturday May 16, 2015 at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center, South Hall [435 South Market Street, San Jose, CA 95113]. The Tiger Claw Elite 2015 includes the 7th annual Tiger Claw Elite KungFuMagazine.com Championship and the 3rd Tiger Claw Taekwondo Championship. KUNG FU TAI CHI DAY is Sunday May 17, 2015 in Plaza de Cesar Chavez in downtown San Jose.