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Taijiquan is one of the oldest Chinese martial arts. At the same time it’s very popular throughout the world. Some people omitted the martial aspects and started teaching and training the health aspects only. This is why many people nowadays do not know real Taijiquan.

These are the five components of Taijiquan:

  1. Hand Forms 
  2. Weapons Forms 
  3. Self-defence 
  4. Push hands 
  5. Nei Kung 

We can say the hand forms are without doubt the best known component of Taijiquan. They are a series of interconnected, flowing techniques, performed slowly. Practising forms massages and stimulates organs, circulation, nervous system, muscles joints and tendons.

In various countries universities and hospitals are investigating the effects daily practice of Taijiquan can have on our health. Many studies support the early assumptions that Taijiquan can help people suffering from arthiritis, multiple sclerosis and circulatory problems. It also improves balance and coordination. This shows, that even though Taijiquan was developed centuries ago it still is one of the best developed exercise methods we have today.

Practitioners who do not train the martial aspects of Taijiquan will never have the opportunity to develop their understanding of Taijiquan beyond the level of beginners. We can say this because Nei Kung teaches us to move our bodies as one. Pushing hand drills are methods of using the Thirteen Tactics. Self defence and applications explain the movements of the hand and weapon forms and, therefore, help us to improve the way we perform them.



















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Wudang Taijiquan Seminar, 03. - 05. June 2016

Friday/Freitag/Venerdí 03.06.2016;  Othmar Vigl             9.00am - 1.00pm
Saturday/Samstag/Sabato 04.06.2016;  Ian Joseph           9.00am - 1.00pm
Sunday/Sonntag/Domenica 05.06.2016:  Cliff Cox          9.00am - 1.00pm

Cost:
150€ Members/für Mitglieder/per soci; 180€ für Non-Members/Nichtmitglieder/per non soci 




Teachers and program: 


Othmar Vigl: Friday, 03.06.2016, 9.00am - 1.00pm



I have been training in taijiquan since 1999. I have successfully competed in several national and international competitions over the years. 
I will teach practical use of taijiquan theory.



Ian Joseph: Saturday, 04.06.2016, 9.00am - 1.00pm



I began my Tai Chi journey in 2002, after many years of participating in traditional hard styles. I have successfully competed in several competitions over the years.
I will be teaching the expansion of the basics (Four direction, Chin Si)


Cliff Cox: Sunday, 05.06.2016, 9.00am - 1.00pm


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Taijiquan Workshop
Saturday, 29.04.2017


Advanced Training
8.30am - 9.45am
For advanced students only

€15


Workshop
10.00am - 14.00pm

Fee:
50€ for members; 60€ for non-members

Programme:
Beginners and advanced students Full syllabus


Location:
Rennweg 117, 39012 Meran, Italy 

Tel:3275655151
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Taijiquan Workshop
Saturday, 20.05.2017


Advanced Training
8.30am - 9.45am
For advanced students only

€15


Workshop
10.00am - 14.00pm

Fee:
50€ for members; 60€ for non-members

Programme:
Beginners and advanced students Full syllabus


Location:
Rennweg 117, 39012 Meran, Italy 

Tel:3275655151
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Taijiquan Workshop
Saturday, 10.06.2017


Advanced Training
8.30am - 9.45am
For advanced students only

€15


Workshop
10.00am - 14.00pm

Fee:
50€ for members; 60€ for non-members

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Saturday, 18.02.2017


Advanced Training
8.30am - 9.45am
For advanced students only

€15


Workshop
10.00am - 14.00pm

Fee:
50€ for members; 60€ for non-members

Programme:
Beginners and advanced students Full syllabus


Location:
Rennweg 117, 39012 Meran, Italy 

Tel: 3486289889
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Taijiquan Workshop
Saturday, 04.03.2017


Advanced Training
8.30am - 9.45am
For advanced students only

€15


Workshop
10.00am - 14.00pm

Fee:
50€ for members; 60€ for non-members

Programme:
Beginners and advanced students Full syllabus


Location:
Rennweg 117, 39012 Meran, Italy 

Tel: 3486289889
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Taijiquan Workshop
Saturday, 01.04.2017


Advanced Training
8.30am - 9.45am
For advanced students only

€15


Workshop
10.00am - 14.00pm

Fee:
50€ for members; 60€ for non-members