Tai Chi Courses – Beginners
Beginners courses are available in almost every single class location in the Australian Academy of Tai Chi. The course generally runs for 1 hour once a week for 10 weeks following school terms. Joining a beginners course teaches you the foundations of Tai Chi. You learn the correct leg positioning and weight transfer to allow your upper body to relax. Breathing techniques are taught in the classes to help with your movements. This enables the body to relax and you to feel calm. Shibashi 1, 2, Lohan Qigong, Lotus Qigong, Tai Chi Level 1 are the classes that aresuitable for beginners. Learning the beginners course will help prepare you for moving to the next stage. Beginners courses are suitable for all people and ages. If you’re unable to do certain movements, you can do the exercises seated and still gain the benefits of Tai Chi. You can view some of our photos on our Instagram page Australian Academy of Tai Chi
Tai Chi Courses – Intermediate
Intermediate courses are available in all locations. These classes are more suitable for students who have been learning Tai Chi for a while. Some classes are Beginners and Intermediate combined which is suitable for people in both groups. Intermediate courses include Tai Chi Level 3 – 4, Lohan Qigong 2, Shibashi X and Ba Gua Qigong (section 1 -2).
Tai Chi Courses – Advanced
Advanced courses are available in certain classes. These are suitable for students who have been practising Tai Chi for over several years. These classes include Tai Chi Level 5, 6, Tai Chi Club (108 form) & revision and Weapons. Classes also include all mentioned in beginners and intermediate levels.
Kids Courses (Coming soon)
Tai Chi classes for kids are involve a combination of Wu Shu (Chinese Martial arts) and Tai Chi learning self and body control, calming, self awareness improving their overall health. Lessons will fall during school terms and holidays.
Instructors Training Course
Instructors Training Courses are available to become an instructor with the Academy.
Courses are offered in locations all over New South Wales, Queensland & Western Australia.
Company Instructor Course:
Pre-Requisite: Attended one year of Tai Chi Classes.
Obligation: Instruct classes for AATC for 2 years.
Involves monthly Instructor Training plus regular weekly Tai Chi Classes.
Tai Chi Instructor Short Course:
Involves 6 months instructor course training (includes weekly classes and monthly individual review)
External Instructor Training Course:
External professionals wishing to teach Australian Academy of Tai Chi Shibashi 1 – level 1.
The course would include instructions on Shibashi 1 – Level 1, movements, techniques, contraindications of movements and benefits.
Applicants need to purchase a Shibashi 1 Book and DVD and spend 2 weeks practising on their own prior to being graded.
Certificate and License is dated, renewal is upon expiry date. For more information, contact your local Instructor, head branch or Head office in Sydney. Please Contact us via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
This can be accessed in our video courses tab. These courses allow you to take your practice anywhere you travel. You can play on any smart device whether it is a mobile phone, tablet, Ipad, Laptop, Computer or TV. All videos are instructional with voice over of Grandmaster Gary Khor and Master Aaron Khor. All movements are repeated 3 times enabling you to see clearly how to perform the movement correctly.
– this is suitable for all people as you start off with learning the foundations of Tai Chi with Shibashi.
Tai Chi Intermediate package
– Shibashi foundations exercises including Tai Chi Level 1 – 3, Lotus Qigong, Shibashi X and Wu Shu for beginners.
Tai Chi Advanced Package
– includes Shibashi exercises, Wu Dang Five Animals Qigong, Tai Chi L4-6 and more internal exercises.
Tai Chi Package
– this package is for learning the sequence of Khor Tai Chi.
Tai Chi Qigong Package
– this package includes Qigong exercise videos and you can select 1 or 3 months subscription.
Tai Chi Weapons Package
– this package includes videos of Dragon Phoenix Fan, Horse Tail Whisk, Sword and others.
Tai Chi Master Package
– this is an advanced student level type of package, it includes exercises in Ba Gua Qigong and all weapons learning different forms that are much harder than just the average Tai Chi form.