Tai Chi Inter-Fest 2018

Tai Chi Inter-Fest 2018 A Retreat for the Mind, Body & Spirit Theme: Legacy, Sharing, Learning & Growth Date: 5th – 8th July 2018 Book Now! Jump to section Programme Venue Tutors After last year’s major success with over 200 participants in attendance, Taiji Interfest is returning to Lilleshall National Sport Centre for 2018 where…

Instructor Requirements

Instructor Requirements All Longfei Taijiquan Association GB members who wish to become instructors must carry Commercial/Instructors indemnity insurance authorised by the British Council for Chinese Martial Arts. This can be obtained via Longfei Taijiquan Association GB as long as the following criteria is met. Longfei Taijiquan Association GB Assessment Level III Instructors certificate. (Please note…

Tai Chi Inter-fest 2017

Tai Chi Inter-Fest 2017 Overview Taiji Interfest 2017 – A Retreat for the Mind, Body & Spirit Theme: Legacy, Sharing, Learning & Growth Date: 14th – 17th July 2017 A unique retreat specially designed to invigorate the mind, energise the body and release the inner potential of the spirit. Two of China’s most respected Tai…

A short survey of history and legend

A short survey of the history and legend Zhang Sanfeng The Wudang Taoist School – 12th Century In his own preface to the ‘Encyclopedia of Taijiquan’ published in 1933, Yang Cheng-Fu recorded a sentence attributed to his grandfather Yang Lu-Chan. “Taijiquan was created by Zhang San-Feng at the end of the Song Dynasty. Development continued through one, Wang…

About Daoyin

About Daoyin On one of my trips to Beijing, as is my usual habit, I took a copy of the “China Daily” (English version). Whilst this newspaper is preoccupied with a left-wing view of life on the planet, it has absolutely no relationship to the press of the Tabloids and Broadsheets. What the paper excels in, is…

Newsletter Volume 3, Issue 1 2000

Letter from the chairmanThe 5th World Wushu ChampionshipsA Glossary of Chinese Terms used in WushuA Profile of Professor Li DeyinA brief guide to Qigong Practice – Part 4 Classic CornerLetter from the chairman The 5th World Wushu Championships, Hong Kong 1999 Letter from the Chairman… In this issue we finalise the profile of Professor Li…

Newsletter Volume 2, Issue 3 2000

Letter from the chairmanChang Quan – Longfist BoxingHarmony in Practice – The Qi ConnectionA Profile of Professor Li DeyinClassic CornerA brief guide to Qigong Practice – Part 3 Letter from the chairman Howard Choy Letter from the Chairman… Welcome to Issue 3, Volume 2, Longfei’s Millennium Newsletter. We are pleased to present another contribution from…

Newsletter Volume 1, Issue 3

Letter from the chairmanDudley Summer CampsMatch of the Day!Third Annual Summer CampTaijiquan Teaching Materials and Competition Rules Part 1Classic CornerWill the real Yang Lu-Chan please stand up.Letter from the chairman Professor Li De-yin, Chief Instructor and Richard Watson. Organiser, at Longfei Taijiquan Association's 3rd Annual Summer Camp. Letter from the Chairman… The summer, be it…

Newsletter Volume 1, Issue 2 1998

Letter from the chairmanMaster Wang Yanji’s Spring SeminarAn Interview with Professor Li Deyin: part 2Letters to the EditorClassic CornerOpening the KUALetter from the chairman Professor Le Deyin, performing Xie Fei Shi (Oblique flying). Letter from the Chairman… The first half of 1998 has shown encouraging signs for the growth of Taijiquan in Great Britain. Another…

Newsletter Volume 1, Issue 1 1998

Left to Right: Richard Watson, Li Deyin, Li Tianji and Simon Watson Letter from the Chairman… 1997 was a particularly good year for our association. Our membership has grown satisfactorily but it is the quality rather than quantity that brings comfort. There are now eighteen instructors with membership and the majority of these were teaching…