WHAT IS T'AI CHI CH'UAN?

IU ACADEMIC TAI CHI CH'UAN
E148 INTRODUCTION 

E248 INTERMEDIATE

E348 T'UI SHOU (Push Hands) 

E448 TCC SWORD

E448 TCC ADVANCED

INSTR CHARLES PEARCE

SCHEDULE OF WORKSHOPS
 

IU MARTIAL ARTS
IU TAIJIQUAN CLUB

IU MARTIAL ARTS PROGRAM

HPER ELECTIVE PROGRAM

SCHOOL OF HPER

DEPT OF KINESIOLOGY

Wm CC CHEN'S T'AI CHI CH'UAN

T'AI CHI & MARTIAL ARTS

    [Picture of Charles Pearce]

IU T'ai Chi Ch'uan: About the Instructor

 Charles Pearce
Charles Pearce's unique instruction emphasizes the moving meditation of Grandmaster William C. C. Chen's Body Mechanics of T'ai Chi Ch'uan for:

  • focus and concentration
  • attentional skills
  • interpersonal/organizational strategy
  • enhanced athletic performance
  • self-defense

A senior student of internationally recognized T'ai Chi Ch'uan Grandmaster Chen, Instructor Pearce has achieved the highest level of certification and has over twenty years of teaching experience in T'ai Chi Ch'uan. His training includes several Karate styles, Hapkido and instruction in T'ai Chi Ch'uan from several recognized experts. Influential teachers include Peter Knipe, Peter Ralston, G. Bank, D. Burns and Master Chen's classmates Grandmater T.T. Liang, Grandmaster Benjamin Lo, and Dr Ping-Siang Tao. He has studied T'ai Chi Ch'aun with Grandmaster Chen since 1979 and T'ui Shou with Dr. Tao since 1989. He is also a member of the Board of Examiners for the United States Hapkido Federation and President of New School T'ai Chi Ch'uan Association, and head-Instructor for the IU T'ai Chi Ch'uan Club.

Currently, Instructor Pearce teaches T'ai Chi Ch'uan for the Department of Kinesiology at Indiana University-Bloomington and conducts seminars and workshops throughout the United States.

Contact the instructor after class or by email: cpearce@indiana.edu 

This page was last updated 08/10/03
URL: http://www.university.edu/~taichi/pearce.html
Contact: cpearce@indiana.edu 
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