Tai Chi Qigong Centre Tai Chi Classes Great Yarmouth Norfolk


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The Tai Chi Qigong Centre learning program encompasses progressive stages based on the Traditional Chinese Medicine five elements: Fire, Earth, Wood, Water and Metal. Please click on any section below to find out more.

Tai Chi Qigong Centre Tai Chi Classes Great Yarmouth Nofolk logo small RedFire Red (Enrolment Stage)
Enrolment Stage:
Step One and Club Badge. (Automatic on joining)
Element Fire / Colour Red
Tai Chi Qigong Centre Tai Chi Classes Great Yarmouth Nofolk logo small yellowEarth Yellow (Intermediate Stage)
Second Step Badge
Element Earth / Colour Yellow
To achieve this stage you should have covered the following:
Yang Cheng-fu Taiji Long Form
8 Strands of Silk Brocade Qigong - Baduanjin
18 Tai Chi Qigong set - Shibashi
Fragrant Buddha Qigong - Level One
Zhang Zhuang five Postures - Standing Meditation - Three Circle Qigong
Understanding the basic principles of Yin & Yang
Comprehend the three basic elements covering Tai Chi, Qigong & Relaxation
Tai Chi Qigong Centre Tai Chi Classes Great Yarmouth Nofolk logo small greenWood Green - (Advanced stages 1 and 2)
Third Step Badge
Element Wood / Colour Green
There are two levels to this step: level 1 and level 2
Level one:
This level will qualify for the green step badge.
To achieve this stage you should have covered the following:
Refinements and Advanced Yang Cheng-fu Form Movement
Appreciate Martial Applications
Completed the First 64 set of Dayan Wild Goose Movements
Appreciate the Dayan Qigong Accupoints
Understanding and applying Sung' and 'Fa-Jing'
Level two:
Level two supplement skills go towards the fourth step / blue badge instructor modules.
Level two consists of level one plus the following:
Completed the Yang Taiji Stick Form
Completed the Yang Taiji Broad Sword Form
Tai Chi Qigong Centre Tai Chi Classes Great Yarmouth Nofolk logo small blueWater Blue - (Instructor Stage)
Fourth Step Badge
Element Water / Colour Blue full Instructors Badge once all six modules have been achieved.
They must also have level 1 and 2 of the third step green badge.
The Modules are as follows:
Module 1. Yang Cheng-fu Long Form
Module 2. General Qigong covering:

(2a) Baduanjin Eight Strands of Silk Brocade
(2b) Shibashi Eighteen Tai Chi Qigong
(2c) Five Posture Zhan Zhuang Qigong Standing Meditation

Module 3. Yang Taiji Stick Form
Module 4. Yang Taiji Broad Sword Form
Module 5. First 64 of Dayan Wild Goose
Module 6. Second 64 of Dayan Wild Goose

Once all six modules are achieved a full instructors blue badge will be awarded
The full Instructor qualification will include: outstanding club attendance, achieved all six instructor modules, good teaching / coaching technique and demonstrate advanced techniques of individual module skills in line with the TCQC instructor requirements and be conversant with and understand the TCQC Terms and Conditions, Aims and Objectives.

Ongoing requirements:
Once the Instructors certificate and badge has been awarded, the instructor must have once yearly proficiency checks by a Principal Instructor in order to maintain a level of teaching in accordance with the Tai Chi Qigong Centre teaching requirements; he/she must also maintain good attendance, show continuing commitment and support for the TCQC at all times to hold the instructors certificate of competence.
Tai Chi Qigong Centre Tai Chi Classes Great Yarmouth Nofolk logo small whiteMetal Silver - (Senior Instructor Stage)
Fifth Step Badge
Element Metal / Colour Silver
To achieve this stage candidates should have completed all five of the Instructors blue badge Modules plus six extra modules as follows:
Module 6. Second 64 of Dayan Wild Goose
Module 7. Yang Walking Stick Form
Module 8. Observed social skills
Module 9. Yang LuChan Taiji Long Form
Module 10. Understand and apply Qi Transference Therapy
Module 11. Emergency First Aid
Acquire a recognised Teacher Qualification such as Adult Further Education, City & Guilds 7306 / NVQ level 3 or equivalent certification.
Also have knowledge of the following:
Traditional Chinese Medicine, Histograms & Hexagrams hence the I Ching Book of Change and the five element theory
Devise and teach his/her own session schedule program in line with TCQC guidelines
Able to apply administration skills at club level

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