Tai Chi (Taiji Chuan) – Teacher Level 1
Tai Chi (Taiji Chuan) (200 Hours – 1 Year min)Saturday, 10-12p February 2nd through November 30th (44 Weeks)
Completion and Certification Levels
$1500 / $1300 Cash – Includes detailed handouts and video access for one year.
Plus monthly meetings and open skills and philosophy classes.
$1350 Early bird / $1200 Cash – (Before Dec 31st 2018) Additional split payment options available.
Beginner Level (200 hours Min 1 Year)
Salute and 3 Qi Awakening exercises
Stretch Set – Temple exercises, 5 forward set, 3 sides set
Chan Ssu Jin – Tracing Yin Yang, Tracing double circles, Grinding Corn
Yow Jin – Circle the Ball, Wild Horse, Grasp Birds Tail, Wave Hands
Yang Style 48 Form – Slow pace about 10min
Standing Meditation – Earth Heaven Man Tree Posture – 10min
Sensing Hands – Rooting Skills and Drills, Half Circle, Vertical, Horizontal single and two-handed drills, Concepts of Pang Lu Ji An
Starting in 2020
Basic Teacher Certification (3-5 Year Minimum Requirement)
Stretch Set – Longevity, 5 set, sides and balance warm-ups
5 kicks four directions, Leg lifts 4 styles, Shang Hi, Open the Bamboo
Kicks – Slap forward kicks, sweep kicks (lotus), slow balance kicks
Chan Ssu Jin – San Bao, Spiral Downward, Polishing Mirrors, Phoenix Rising
Yow Jin – Grasp Birds Tail, Brush Knee and Push, Fair Lady, Repulse the Monkey
Yang Style 48 Form – Fast Paced, No legs, No arms
Additional Forms – Yang Style Fan and Yang Style Saber 48, Chen Style 56 Demo
Standing Meditation – Yin and Yang Fire and Water – 20min
Push Hands – Intermediate Skills, 8 Powers (Pang Lu Ji An Ci Le Sho Cao, 5 Steps
Advanced Teacher Certification (10 Year Minimum Requirement)
500 teaching hours
Chan Ssu Jin – Golden Wind Twin Dragons, Circle Chopping, Tea Pots,
Heaven and Earth, Dragon Diving,
FaJin – Jing, Qi and Shen / Explanation of the three Jin categories and twenty types.
Opening out and in with body parts, Ban Nan Chuay, Thunder kicks… Plus
Yang Style 48 Form – Moving in a box, Opposite Direction
Standing Meditation – Wuji 40+min, Horse: 10min, 1 Leg Post: 5min
Understand the 13 postures.
Additional Forms – Yang Style Fan, Yang Style Saber 48, Yang Style Jian, Chen Style 56,
Chen Style Saber, Yang Style 24
Push Hands – Advanced Techniques and Psychological Strategies
Spiritual Aspects of the Forms and Esoteric Philosophy