Gun Dui Shuang Jian
Staff vs. Double Rods
Gun Dui Shuang Jian (棍對雙鐧, gùnduì shuāngjiǎn) means “Staff vs. Double Rods.” At this level, students must have a firm grasp of fundamental Shaolin White Crane principles and should be capable of constructing a 2-person matching set based on Qi Mei Gun and Sha Shou Jian. The applications presented must be realistic, practical, and logical.
Beng Bu (崩步, bēngbù) means “Forceful Stepping” and is a Northern Shaolin Long Fist barehand form. Although there are many similarities to the Beng Bu of the Praying Mantis style, this form is an alternative version trained in Long Fist.
Sha Shou Jian
Killing Hands Rods
Sha Shou Jian (殺手鐧, shāshǒu jiǎn) means “Killing Hands Rods” and is sometimes also called Shuang Jian (雙鐧, shuāng jiǎn), meaning “Double Rods.” It is a Shaolin White Crane double-weapon form. The rods can be either wood or metal. Techniques in this form can be readily applied to other double weapons, including double saber, double sword, and double hook sword.
Gunfa Fanying 2
Ziyou Gunfa Fanying Xunlian (自由棍法反應訓練, zìyóu gùnfǎ fǎnyìng xùnliàn) means “Freestyle Staff Reaction Training.” You and your partner must attack each other with staffs while moving in either a straight line or circles. Both linear and circling techniques must be present. Sticking and coiling techniques should be applied in defense, and your reaction should feel comfortable and natural. Students should wear protective gear, particularly for the fingers, wrists, eyes, and head.
Kongshou Ru Bairen 3
Barehand vs. Dagger
Kongshou Ru Bairen (空手入白刃, kōngshǒu rù báirèn) means “Barehand vs. Dagger.” In this final level of barehand against dagger, you must once again be able to escape, dodge and counterattack any arbitrary knife attack 7 out of 10 times. However, this time you must utilize intercept attacks with a belt. This involves wrapping and deflection techniques covering the 8 corners of defense and attack.