Tutors: Karel & Eva Koskuba
To study Yiquan in depth and to train students to a professionally competent level in the teaching of Yiquan classes.
The course will be suitable for students at intermediate/advanced level with at least two years Yiquan experience.
Each year students should attend three yiquan retreats, five Saturday whole day Yiquan classes and three one-hour individual lessons.
At the completion of the course the students will have gained both a practical and theoretical understanding of Yiquan.
During the course the students will:
At the end of the course only those students who have achieved a reasonable level will be awarded a teaching certificate. Martial ability takes time to develop and thus only the students can demonstrate a good proficiency in competitive Pushing Hands and martial ability will be awarded a full certificate. Those that cannot, will be awarded a Yiquan-for-Health certificate that can be converted to a full certificate when they can demonstrate satisfactory level of martial ability.
Students will need to wear clothes and shoes suitable for Yiquan 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.