Chinese Martial Arts Somerset, Devon & Dorset

Taunton, Bridgwater, Wellington, Newton Abbot, Tiverton, Bournemouth & Poole 


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Tai Chi  (TaiJi)

Taunton Bridgwater Street Glastonbury Bournemouth

Tai chi is an ancient art of relaxation, healing and self defence which gentle and fluid motions are suitable for everyone regardless of age or athlete ability. Tai Chi is widely practiced for tension reduction, energy enhancement, preventing illness, improving concentration, strengthening the mind and body and slowing the effects of aging.

Tai Chi is a natural solution to stress and has been recognized by many medical experts as a practical alternative to expensive therapies to control chronic diseases and is the fastest growing exercise in the world today.


MLTCC Students Demonstrating in China 2007

Tai Chi developed in the Chen village some 400 years ago; it is based on the theories of Yin and Yang, Chinese Medicine, Chi, and Martial Knowledge. The word  Tai can literally mean like mountain top, and the word chi is often used to describe energy. Tai Chi (Tai Ji in Mandarin)  Grand / Great Ultimate it has been proved to have a positive effect on health and relaxation, opening and stretching the joints, improving balance co-ordination and posture, circulation, flexibility and calmness.



Master Liu and Head Coaches in China 2004

Tai Chi also helps metabolic and cardiovascular system and improves ligament and tendon strength as well as muscle and skin tone, proven to relieve mental, physical and emotional stress as well as everyday aches and pains. Tai chi is famous for being a martial art and medical moving meditation. Tai Chi is a series of movements developed for both health and self defense, gentle movements, slow meditation, correct breathing and internal speed. Tai Ji form practice develops memory and co ordination, builds self awareness and confidence and relaxation.

Push Hands & Martial Arts


Tai Chi students to learn linking breathing and body movements together with weight and posture to created a well balanced structure that is both unmovable and solid yet soft, versatile, and fluid. Push hands teaches the students how to, not only link there movements but to blend them with another and there environment, not only for self defense, Push hands greatly improves balance and movement. 

Tai Chi students learn the core skills in a peaceful , slow meditative way, first learning how to use momentum and pressure , they seek to over come strength with weakness, yielding to on coming force , yet warding off less stable opponents. Push hands, has many relaxing routines, where the emphasis is not on martial art , but more of a gentle flowing exercise , involving circle movements and steps and is often practiced to meditative music. Tai Chi has many exercises from single person hand and weapons forms and is great way of exercise and making friends, with something suitable for everyone and any age. 

 Tai Chi Classes in Bournemouth and Poole Dorset, 

Taunton, Bridgwater and Glastonbury Somerset. 

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