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The Belt and Road — Chinese Tai Chi American Tour — Two days in the South Bay

“The Belt and Road” Chinese Tai Chi American Tour is coming to Fremont and San Jose, California on February 8 and 9, 2019. Two days only! Great workshops, demonstrations, and teaching by world-famous grandmasters. $50 for one day or $80 for both Friday and Saturday. More information available at http://www.chineseticketbox.com/ticket3.htm (Chinese only). Tickets can also be purchased at the door.

Sifu Bryant Fong will be at the event Friday all day and Saturday morning.

2019 San Francisco Flower Festival Performance

Sifu Bryant Fong and students will be performing at the San Francisco Flower Festival in Chinatown on February 3, 2019, from 3:00 to 4:00 PM. The Flower Festival is part of Chinese New Year celebrations every year. Come and experience our demonstration at the stage at the intersection of Washington and Grant!

Date: February 3, 2019
Time: 3-4 PM
Location: Stage at Washington and Grant Avenue, Chinatown, S.F.

2017 Mid-Autumn Harvest Festival

Sifu Fong and students will be performing between 1:00 PM and 1:30 PM on Saturday, September 30, 2017.



We invite you to attend the seventh Southeast Asian Arts & Culture Exhibition celebrating the mid-autumn harvest season! The Exhibition helps promote and preserve the arts and culture of the Southeast Asian American communities in San Francisco, specifically highlighting the Indo-Chinese refugee communities which have a long history in the Tenderloin neighborhood of San Francisco. We will have representatives from the Burmese, Champa, Cambodian, Filipino, Laotian, Thai, and Vietnamese communities. Come celebrate the Mid-Autumn Harvest Festival with us and learn more about the different Southeast Asian cultures!

Where: Tenderloin Children’s Playground, 570 Ellis Street, San Francisco CA 94109 
When: September 30, 2017, 11:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

For more information, please contact:

  • Ms. Hang To at (415) 298-3705
  • Mr. Sirch Chanthyasack at (415) 680-4027
  • Email: contact@seaacc-sf.org

Event schedule:

  • 11:30 – Door Open – Cultural Arts Exhibitions
  • 12:00 – Outdoor Program Kickoff – Live Music Entertainment / Soccer Tournament
  • 12:30 – Food for Sampling
  • 01:30 – Pandan Waffles Demonstration
  • 02:45 – Lantern Parade
  • 03:00 – Papaya Salad Demonstration, Wushu Martial Arts Workshop on Soccer Field
  • 04:00 – Closing

Schedule for Master Yang Seminars March 13-20, 2016

masterchen02smMaster 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 bfong1942@yahoo.com.

Package Cost for Multiple Seminars

  • Two Seminars: $300
  • Three Seminars: $350
  • Four Seminars: $475

Weekend Series (Dan Cho)

  • One Session: $150
  • Two Sessions: $250
  1. 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)

masterchen01smLocations 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 bfong1942@yahoo.com.

March 13-20, 2016 Liang Baguazhang Seminars with Master Yang

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.

Classes available:

  • Seven-Star Staff
  • Dragon form
  • Swimming Dragon
  • Dan Cho
  • Advanced Basics

Please see Sifu Bryant Fong if you would like to sign up!

September 20, 2015 San Francisco Dragon Boat Festival

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: