Assessments Guidelines for Judges

Guidelines for Judges and and Aspiring Students taking part in Annual Assessments.

Judging Criteria

Categories for assessment as defined by Executive Committee of Longfei Taijiquan Association.


Is a qualification of a level of attainment applying to a specified form, i,e. 24 Taijiquan Form, Taijijian, Yang Style Forms, Chen Style Forms, Wu Style Forms etc.

Assistant Instructor

The attainment of level two records a members prerogative to assist only when an “Instructor” or “Senior Instructor” is in attendance.


A Successful application for Instructor, must record a pass in a nominated form. If the form passed is an advanced variety (i.e. 81 Step Traditional Yang Style) it will assume and grant proficiency in lesser forms. ( 8, 10,16,24.)

Senior Instructor

A Senior Instructor will have in excess of 10 years experience. Normally supervise their own school. The same principles apply as Instructor Level.

For all applicants it is important that their membership to Longfei remains active thereby affirming their membership and Insurance with the “British Council for Martial Arts” is always current. 

For all Levels the following qualifying marks are relevant

All successful applicants will receive certification

Judges Panel

Will consist of:  Senior Judge, Four Assistant Judges, When required a Time Keeper.

Each Judge will score overall merit, but each of the four will score specified areas as specified by the Senior Judge as follows:

Assistant Judge 1

Overall Competition Protocol Movement Specification.

Assistant Judge 2

  • Upper Body Deportment & Carriage

  • Upper Body Coordination With Upper & Lower Limbs.

Assistant Judge 3

  • Correct Foot & Leg Movement

  • Coordination with Upper Body

Assistant Judge 4

  • Co-Ordinated Mind & Spirit

  • Martial Feeling & Breathing

Senior Judge

to Evaluate the Movement of the Centre and summarise the results

BCCMA Coaching Programme

Please note all Longfei Instructors are encouraged and expected to attend BCCMA coaching courses.

Roles & Responsibilities of a Coach

  • Safe Training Practice

  • Legal Requirements of Coaching/Teaching

  • Health and Safety Legislation in Respect OF Coaching

  • Code of Practice for Coaches

  • Dealing with Injuries & Emergencies

  • Data Protection Act and Recommended Guidelines

Coaching Plans

  • People Development

  • Basic Introduction to Nutrition

  • Basic Psychology

  • Fitness Principles

  • Administration Legal Requirements