Head Instructor John Collins (4th Duan Wei) is a 12th generation lineage holder of Chen Style Tai Chi, a direct indoor student of Grandmaster Chen Zhenglei. He is a Senior Indoor Student of Master Liming Yue (7th Duan Wei).
We are the official representative body in Ireland for the Chinese Health Qi Gong Federation – offering workshops and teacher training courses. – John Collins holds a 3rd Duan Wei in Health Qi Gong
We have run Duan Wei grading’s in Ireland and can assist people obtain grading’s from China
The Association is offering an Instructor’s Training Course for people interested in becoming Tai Chi and Qi Gong Instructors.
Potential instructors can teach – warm up exercises, silk reeling energy exercises and qigong breathe exercises. Specificaly covered will be Ba Duan Jin, 5 Animal Qi Gong and Zhan Zhuan Qi Qong.
In Tai Chi, 11 form Lao Jia and possible weapon review. The course involves regular classes/ workshops and special mentoring system.The final training course is over two days,
All potential instructors should sign up as early as possible so that we can send you the full course material for you to study at home prior to the course.
You are also recommended you attend some of the relavant courses organized by the Association as well.
View full details on our Teacher Training page