We run classes locally in the North of England


All Classes conducted in traditional Chinese informal style, outdoors, small grounds, lot sof personal contact. Please wear weather approriate clothing, we train in all weather.

Xing Yi and Internal Arts Coaching – with Paul Andrews – Private lessons, workshops and seminars on all aspects of Xing Yi Quan and Chinese weapons by arrangement (contact paul@xingyiacademy.com)

Tuesday Evening 6.30pm – 8.30pm: Chinese Swordfighting and Xing Yi Quan – Middleton Park, Leeds with Paul Andrews. Chinese Sword Xing Yi and Yang Style Tai Chi methods. Xing Yi and internal arts training.

Thursday Evening 7pm – 9pm: Xing Yi Quan Class – Beaumont Park, Huddersfield with Paul Andrews, Jon Doveston, Josef Sykora. All aspects of Xing Yi Quan.

Saturday Morning 9.30am – 12.30am: Yan Yi and Xing Yi – Beckett Park, Headingley, Leeds with Paul Andrews: a mix of Xing Yi Quan, Internal Martial Arts and Chinese Weapon training.


Laoshi Scott Rodell: Chinese Sword Seminar:  15th – 17th November 2019– Leeds West Yorkshire: Woodkirk Valley Country Club     

Places limited to 20!                                                                               

A whole weekend training Chinese sword, for all styles and abilities. This seminar will focus on the ability to deliver the essential cutting methods of Jian (Chinese Straightsword).  The seminar is suitable for all levels of ability from beginner to experienced jianke (Chinese swordspersons).

Exercises will be tailored to provide lots of opportunity to hone your sword skills, with solo practice, paired drills and controlled sparring. 

Laoshi Scott Rodell (Great River Taoist Centre – USA) has over 30 years experience of training and teaching Yang Family Tai Ji Quan (Tai Chi), Tai Ji Sword, trading in antique Chinese weapons, researching Chinese weapons. He has published books and translations on Historical Chinese swordplay and is probably the world’s foremost expert in Chinese Swordfighting. This is an opportunity not to be missed!

We have a limited supply of additional training weapons if you have your own Mujian (wooden practice sword) please bring along with safety glasses.  If you need to borrow a sword for the weekend please contact Paul in advance. 

Email: paul@xingyiacademy.com for more information or follow the link below to book now: 

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