(E448) Advanced T'ai Chi Ch'uan
E148, E248, E348 or instructor permission. The Advanced class is designed
to assist students fulfill requirements in the Indiana University Martial
Arts Certification Program and longer term continuing students. This course
provides refinement of William C. C. Chen's Solo Form, Sword Form, Da
Lu, Form Applications and T'ui Shou (Push-Hands), and introduces specific
situational self-defense applications. Functional interactive practice
will be emphasized.
Completion of this course enables you to:
Fulfill a requirement for the Indiana University Martial Arts Certificate.
Refine the practice of T'ai Chi Ch'uan.
Refine mental concentration and attentional skills.
Refine physical mechanics for hitting, lifting and throwing.
Clarifies Chinese strategic and philosophic concepts.
Refines interactive martial training
Equipment & Text: Clothing which is loose and comfortable. Cotton-soled
shoes, T-shirt and black pants are required. Other martial arts uniforms
may be substituted. Levis or other jeans and street shoes are not acceptable!
Introduction To T'ai Chi Ch'uan Workbook, Charles Pearce,
Body Mechanics of T'ai Chi Ch'uan William C. C. Chen,
Tao Te Ching: A New English Version , Stephen Mitchell,
The T'ai Chi Classics , Dr. Ping-Siang Tao or Benjamin Pang-Jeng Lo,
T'ai Chi Ch'uan A Simplified Method Of Calisthenics For Health and Self
Defence, Prof. Man-Ch'ing Cheng,
T'ai Chi Secrets Of The Ancient Masters, Dr. Jwing-Ming Yang
Students are allowed a maximum of 3 unexcused absences.
Grades are determined by class performance, midterm and final examination
Grades will be determined by in-class performance, midterm and final exams.
- Skills portion of mid-term exam 40%
- Skills portion of final exam 40%
- In-class performance 20%
Web site and other resources:
Indiana University T'ai Chi Ch'uan Program: http://www.indiana.edu/~taichi/
Master William C.C.Chen: http://williamccchen.com
Help Sessions & Indiana University T'ai Chi Ch'uan Club:
Tuesdays 7-9pm.in HPER 163 & Saturdays 10am-noon in HPER 169
This page was last updated 08/24/99
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