Author: Chris

  • Chinese New Year of the Dragon Tai Chi Course

    Chinese New Year of the Dragon Tai Chi Course

    The Coventry Club will be hosting a weekend course this month to welcome in the Chinese New Year of the Dragon, everyone is welcome.The course is a Tai Chi and Tai Chi weapons course on 10th-11th February at the Dance Studio in Caludon Castle Sports Centre, and we will be going out on the Saturday…

  • Tai Chi and memory

    Tai Chi and memory

    The Ancient Art of Enhancing Cognitive Function In our fast-paced world, maintaining a sharp and vibrant memory is a top priority for many. As we age, our cognitive abilities often experience a natural decline, leading to memory issues and other cognitive challenges. Tai Chi, an ancient Chinese martial art, offers a unique approach to enhancing…

  • Tai Chi daily training

    Tai Chi daily training

    Have a go at our daily training playlists Beginner Level I and II: If you’re just starting out, we’ve got playlists that’ll gently introduce you to the basics. The movements and deep breathing techniques are pretty cool. Now, here’s where it gets interesting – the video options. You can choose what suits you best: 4K…

  • Summer Course 2023

    Summer Course 2023

    Tai Chi week Monday 24th – Friday 28th July 2023 Feng Shou Kung Fu week Monday 31st July to Friday 4th August 2023 Anmo Health and Massage week Monday 7th to Friday 11th August 2023

  • Weekend course in Leamington

    Weekend course in Leamington

    The Leamington club is hosting a weekend of Tai Chi and Tai Chi weapons at Sandy Lane, Blackdown, Leamington Spa CV32 6RD on the 2nd and 3rd November 2023. Tai Chi will be on Saturday 3rd December 11.00 am to 4pm Feng Shou kung fu will be on Sunday 4th December 11am to 4pm. Book…

  • BBC radio interview

    BBC radio interview

    Chris and James from the Cornwall Tai Chi clubs were interviewed by Tiffany Truscott for BBC Radio Cornwall at their Truro studios last night. They were talking about Tai Chi and how they came into it and the role it has taken on in their lives as students and teachers. Chris first started Tai Chi…

  • Wu wei

    Wu wei

    Wuwei (无为) often translated as “non-action,” is a fundamental concept in Taoist philosophy and has an important role in the practice of Tai Chi. While it may sound like doing nothing, wuwei is actually a way of acting without forcing or interfering with natural processes. In this blog post, we will explore the concept of…

  • Tai Chi for stress reduction and relaxation

    Tai Chi for stress reduction and relaxation

    In recent years, Tai Chi has become an increasingly popular form of exercise worldwide, and for good reason. This ancient Chinese practice has been shown to have numerous health benefits, including stress reduction and relaxation. In this blog post, we will explore the science behind these benefits and provide references to peer-reviewed studies from reputable…

  • Kai Men qigong

    Kai Men qigong

    Kai Men Qigong is a series of exercises in Lee-style Tai Chi that emphasizes the principles of Qi, the vital life force in Chinese medicine. In this blog post, we’ll explore what Qi is, how it’s related to Chinese medical principles, why qigong is popular as a health exercise, and how Kai Men Qigong specifically…

  • Sticky hands

    Sticky hands

    Sticky Hands, also known as Yīfù shǒu (依附手) is a fundamental exercise in Lee Style Tai Chi that is taught to beginners as a way to introduce them to the principles of Tai Chi and to prepare them for more advanced techniques. While some may see Sticky Hands as a simple exercise, it is actually…