Tai Chi Foundation Course

Traditional methods. Modern teaching. Online Tai Chi lessons you can do anywhere, anytime.

Whether you're a beginner or experienced student, the Foundation Course will take your practice to the next level.

16 hours of content in 10 units. Works on all modern devices.
Read on to find out more!

Course Units

Introduction Lessons

The perfect place to begin learning Tai Chi. Suitable for everyone, from complete beginners to experienced students.

Contains a taster of all the content in the Foundation Course. Start here if you don't know where to begin!

Chen Tai Chi Eight Form

The Chen Tai Chi Eight Form is a great introduction to Chen Tai Chi and contains all the foundation blocks of advanced Tai Chi practice, while being possible to practice in a small space.

Silk Reeling

Silk reeling is the principal method of movement within Chen Tai Chi. It is considered the essence of Tai Chi as a whole and helps develop health, relaxation, and martial abilities.

Qigong Breathing

Qigong means to cultivate energy and is practised to improve physical, emotional and mental health, increase energy, vitality and overall well-being.

Ba Duan Jin

Ba Duan Jin, roughly translated as "eight special exercises", is a fantastic Qigong routine suitable for everyone.

Martial Applications

An introduction to how the Tai Chi form movements can be used for attack and defence.

Warm Ups

Warm ups are really important before any exercise. As well as ensuring you don't get hurt or injured, they also prepare your body for the exercise itself.

Standing Meditation

Standing Meditation or Zhan Zhuang literally means "standing post" and is a training method in which static postures are held to develop correct structural alignment.

Stepping

An introduction to the basic steps in Tai Chi. These basic exercises link silk reeling with movement from the Tai Chi form.

Push Hands

Push Hands is the first step for students learning the martial aspects of Tai Chi. On a basic level, it involves two people moving together with their arms in contact.