Rachel has a black belt in taekwondo, a purple belt in kung fu and now an instructor rank in taijiquan.
Please join me in congratulating Rachel!
This morning Rachel received confirmation from the Tai Chi Union for Great Britain to say that they have awarded her an ‘advanced’ instructor membership.
Their decision is subject to final approval/ratification at the next general meeting.
- 5 years as assistant instructor
– taijiquan slow form (regular & mirrored)
– sabre form (regular & mirrored)
– 2-person stick form (regular & mirrored)
– staff form (regular & mirrored)
– walking stick form (regular & mirrored)
– jian form (regular & mirrored)
– qigong (various)
– pushing hands (various)
– meditation (various)
– theory & philosophy
– neigong (various)
– stick drills (20)
– broadsword drills (15)
– self defence
– small san sau, silk arms, penetrating defences
– shuai jiao applications
– chin na applications
– form applications
– baguazhang palm changes (form), circle walking, mother palms, 9 palaces etc
– women’s self defence (including syllabus design)
– bag work
– floor work
– self-massage (100)
– tao yin
– psoas exercises
– creating webpages
– administrating class
– registering new starters
– inducting new starters
– preparing the hall for class
– organising social events
– hosting social events
– arranging ang pow
Rachel is currently working to improve her form, neigong, martial skill (kung fu), along with theory & philosophy.
The TCUGB membership means that Rachel can acquire her own insurance if she wanted to teach students/classes independently.
It also means that our students now have the benefit of 2 qualified instructors in the one training hall.