Chen’s Taichi Instructor Evaluation System
There are 10 levels for the Chen’s Taichi Instructor Evaluation System. The system is especially designed according to the Chen’s family style Taichi, or original style Taichi.  The system includes the basics postures and moves, silk reeling (spiral rotation) exercises, different traditional hand and weapon routine as well as the different kinds of techniques of push-hands and applications.  Evaluation for Certified assistants of different levels are also avaible.

 


Certified Instructor of Chen’s Taichi for Health and Wellness:

Main  Contents:

  • Yangsheng Gong: Joint warm up, Spiral Rotation (single+double hands)
  • Chen’s Taichi Essential 18 forms
  • Push Hands: Single Hand (Horizontal, Vertical Circle, Figure 8)
  • Chen-Style Taichi 1 Duan:  Routines, Application, Fighting Set (Option)

Primary Instructor: Level 1
Main  Contents:
  • All contents of previous level
  • Chen’s Taichi Old Frame 1
  • Chen’s Taichi Sword Essential 18 Forms
  • Push Hands: Double Hand (Synchronous Inside or Outside; Synchronous To Left or To Right;  Synchronous Inside or Outside One by One)
  • Chen-Style Taichi 2 Duan:  Routines, Application, Fighting Set (Option)

Primary Instructor: Level 2
Main  Contents:
  • All contents of previous level
  • Chen’s Taichi Single Straight Sword (Dan Jian)
  • Push Hands: Still Stance and Application(focus on Peng Jin techniques)
  • Chen-Style Taichi 3 Duan:  Routines, Application, Fighting Set (Option)

Primary Instructor: Level 3
Main  Contents:
  • All contents of previous level
  • Chen’s Taichi Old Frame 2
  • Chen’s Taichi Single Broadsword
  • Push Hands: Still Stance and Application (Elbow and Hit techniques)
  • Chen-Style Taichi 4 Duan: Routines, Application, Fighting Set (Option)

Intermediate Instructor: Level 1
Main  Contents:
  • All contents of previous level
  • Chen’s Taichi New Frame 1
  • Push Hands: Forward & Backward Steps and Forward & Backward Steps in Low Pose (Knee and leg techniques)
  • Chen-Style Taichi 5 Duan: Routines, Application, Fighting Set (Option)

Intermediate Instructor: Level 2
Main  Contents:
  • All contents of previous level
  • Chen’s Taichi New Frame 2
  • Push Hands: Free Steps, Practical Push Hand Techniques and Application (Qin Na (grasp) and throwing technique)
  • Chen-Style Taichi 6 Duan:Routines, Application, Fighting Set (Option)

Intermediate Instructor: Level 3
Main  Contents:
  • All contents of previous level
  • Chen’s Taichi Double Straight Sword (Shuang Jian)
  • Chen’s Taichi Double Broadsword
  • Push Hands: Still Stance, free Push Hand Techniques and Application

 


Advanced Instructor: Level 1
Main  Contents:
  • All contents of previous level
  • Chen’s Taichi Spear
  • Chen’s Taichi Halberd (Chun Qiu Da Dao)
  • Push Hands: Free Steps, free Push Hand Techniques and  Application, Practical Fight Techniques

 


Advanced Instructor: Level 2
 Main  Contents:
  • All contents of previous level
  • Chen’s Taichi Long Pole and 2 People Set
  • Qing Na
  • Push Hands: San Da (Free Fighting) and Application

Advanced Instructor: Level 3
 Main  Contents:
  • All contents of previous level
  • All Routines
  • Gong Fa

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