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E100 (E448) Advanced T'ai Chi Ch'uan
Spring 2004
Charles Pearce, Instructor
 

Course Description

Course Requirements:
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. 

Course Objectives:
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!

Recommended readings:
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 

Attendance:
Students are allowed a maximum of 3 unexcused absences.

Grading Procedures:
Grades are determined by class performance, midterm and final examination

 

Grades
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
e-mail: iutaichi@indiana.edu
http://www.indiana.edu/~iutaichi
 

    This page was last updated 08/24/99
    URL: http://www.indiana.edu/~taichi/e100_sword.html
    Contact: cpearce@indiana.edu 
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