Tai Chi Beginners Programme
Day/time of class:
Introduction to the foundation of Tai Chi, up to the first section and then on to the second section of the hand form
Beginners and Intermediates. Beginners will sign up for an Introductory Beginners 8 week course (or pay individual drop insessions)They can then continue with Beginners level ( 1 hour class ) or move up to Intermediates when both they and Martin feel ready–this means you will stay for an extra 30 mins and cover more details of the form.
Martin began studying Tai Chi within the Yellow Dragon School of Kung Fu under the instruction of
Sifu David Skates in 1990. In 1992 Martin joined the Eastern Tai Chi and Internal Arts Association (ETCIARA) and began his instruction under J.Reynolds Nelson. Since then Martin has progressed within the Association, becoming Senior Instructor in 1998, having studied with many Tai Chi and Qiqong Masters: Mas
ter Choi Wei Lun, Master Huang Wei Lun, Professor Wang Yan, Sifu Michael Phillips, Master Xu Guo Ming, Master Christopher Pei, Grand Master Wang Hao Da, Grand Master Yang Zhen Duo, Therese Teo Mei Mei and Grandmaster Yang Jun.
Martin currently teaches the full Traditional Yang family Tai Chi Chuan curriculum (103 Hand form, Sword form, Sabre form & Push Hands). Martin is a member of the Yang Family Tai Chi Chuan Association (IYSTCCA) and the British Council for Chinese Martial Arts (BCCMA).
Preparing the body for Tai Chi through sets of exercises to increase body awareness
and to progress on to more precise postures.