Adam Hsu Kung Fu School
San Francisco/North Bay Branch
Traditional Northern Style Kung Fu

CHANG QUAN: Long Fist style
This is one of the most well known Northern styles. It is characterized by bold, expansive movements, and offers a complete training system that servers as a good foundation for other styles. Hence, chang quan is considered the "Mother" of Northern kung fu styles.  

BA JI QUAN: Eight Ultimate Fist
This dynamic style is known for its powerful and effective usage techniques. Taught to bodyguards in China over, ba ji is deceptively simple in appearance and is designed to deliver maximum power in the most efficient way. 

PI GUA ZHANG: Splitting Deflecting Palm
Originating in Chang County of Hebei Province in Northern China, pi gua techniques are soft and relaxed, resulting in whip-like power. Pi gua zhang is often taught as a companion style to bajiquan.

BA GUA ZHANG: Eight Trigram Palm
A relatively new style, composed around the end of the Ching dynasty, ba gua is a sophisticated kung fu system that uses the palm, circular walking and twisting movements. Our training is from the Yin Fu branch of ba gua. 

TAI JI QUAN: Grand Ultimate Fist
Chen Style is the original tai ji quan, and has its roots in practical applications. It includes both slow and fast movements, and hard and soft movements.

MI ZHONG QUAN: Lost Track Fist
A unique and less well known style, mi zong is characterized by its elusive movements, often changing direction and angle.

TANG LANG QUAN: Praying Mantis Fist
A most practical and effective kung fu style, praying mantis has several branches. Our curriculum includes the Seven Star, Six Harmony, and Eight Step styles

XING YI QUAN: Hebei style
Simple and direct, xing yi is an effective kung fu system. It consists of five basic elements, which are expanded into a number of forms to develop the usage techniques.

Lineage for Adam Hsu Kung Fu
STAFF: Single end, double end

SABRE: Willow Leaf, Grain Leaf, Wild Goose                  Feather


Ba Gua Deer Horn

Short sticks

Sifu Hsu's training DVDs provide step-by-step instruction, including basics,  forms, breathing and chi exercises, and usage.