Rank Requirements

Rank Principles Forms Weapons Self Defense
White   T’ai Chi Set #1    

Yellow 1 – 10 #1
T’ai Chi: 1/2 Set #2
  5 Chin Na
1 side club
1 overhead club
1 knife

Purple 11 – 20 #2 Tiger
T’ai Chi: Sets #1 and #2
#1 Staff
#1 Broadsword
10 Chin Na
2 side clubs
2 overhead clubs
2 knives
1 gun

Blue 21 – 30 #3 Crane
T’ai Chi: 1/2 Set #3
Sai
Nunchaku
15 Chin Na
3 knives & clubs
2 guns

Green 31 – 40 #4 Dragon
#5 5-Animal
T’ai Chi: Sets #1, #2, and #3
Pu Dao
#2 Staff
Intermediate mastery of above

Red 41 – 50 #6 Snake
#7 Snake and Crane
Butterfly Swords
Wind and Fire Wheels
1/2 T’ai Chi Sword
As above

Black 51 – 60 #8 5-Animal
Eagle
Hardwood Staff
Dragon Broadsword
2-man Staff Set
T’ai Chi Sword
Advanced mastery of above
Chi Kung Philosophy and Meditation

Black
Instructor’s Level
61 – 85 15 Forms Mastery of 10 Weapons
T’ai Chi Broadsword
2 – 3 years teaching and steady attendance

Black
Senior Level Instructor
86 – 100 20 Forms Mastery of 15 Weapons 2 – 3 years