Tutors: Karel & Eva Koskuba
To study Taijiquan in depth and to train students to a professionally competent level in the teaching of Taijiquan classes.
The course will be suitable for students at intermediate/advanced level with at least three years Taijiquan experience.
The first Sunday in February, 10:30 - 17:30 at Swallowfield LF
The course is designed around Chen style Taijiquan.
Each year there will be eight days (dates will be given later), three individual lessons and a residential weekend.
At the completion of the course the students will have gained both a practical and theoretical understanding of Taijiquan and its many aspects.
During the course the students will:
Each course lesson will include a theoretical part and practical work of a general nature with individual help given where needed.
Included in the course are six individual lessons which will consists only of practical work with close attention to detail and intensity not possible in a general lesson. The work done in individual lessons will not be included in the final assessment and students will be expected not to discuss it among themselves. Explanations will be given at the start of the course.
Students will need to wear clothes and shoes suitable for Taijiquan practice both indoors and out of doors, and have a pen/pencil with a writing pad for making notes.
If you would like to know more, or you are not sure whether the course is for you, feel free to telephone on 0118 988 9856 to discuss it with Karel or Eva before coming to your decision.
Karel Koskuba has been studying Internal Martial Arts and Qigong since 1978, and teaching since 1984. Karel is the head of the Chinese Internal Arts Association and leads the Taijiquan and Yiquan Instructors Courses and the Qigong Practitioners Course. He devised and wrote the Taijiquan and Qigong-based exercises for the Battle Hospital, Reading. He gives seminars on Internal Martial Arts and Qigong in UK and abroad.
Eva Koskuba has been studying Internal Martial Arts and Qigong since 1982 and teaching since 1986. She teaches (and organizes) on the Taijiquan and Yiquan Instructors Courses and the Qigong Practitioners Course, and was the head of the Battle Hospital project teaching Taiji and Qigong based exercises there. She gives seminars on Taijiquan and Qigong in UK and abroad.