Chen Style Tai Chi Centre.

Tai Chi & Qigong Instructor Training Program


The Centre is offering Instructor Training Courses and Assessment for experienced Tai Chi & Qigong practitioners and teachers leading to certification from our Centre as a approved Tai Chi & Qigong Instructor. Potential instructors can study to teach Tai Chi Foundation Exercises (warm up, silk reeling energy exercises and qigong breathe exercises for Health purpose), Qigong exercises, Tai Chi Eleven Form, Tai Chi 18 Short Form, Laojia (Old Frame) or 83 Form with Weapons and Push Hands. Following completion of a course the potential instructor becomes eligible to take an assessment for certificate. The potential instructor can apply for a higher level instructor certificate at the first time and we will give an appropriated level of instructor certificate upon the completion of the course and performance on assessment.

The course is two days seminar and open to people worldwide, but it requires preparation work in advance. All potential instructors should sign up as early as possible so that we will send you the full packet for you to study at home prior to the course. You are also recommended to turn up some of relavant courses organized by the centre or booking some private lessons with Master Liming Yue directly as well. Which will help you to achieve a higher profile for your future Tai Chi & Qigong career.

Potential instructors should contact Master Liming Yue to discuss their suitability prior to enroll on the course, you can find a guide to the entry requirements below.

Upgrading and reviewing certificate for existing instructors

This course is also suitable for those existing instructors who are interested in polishing the form and sharping the knowledge of Tai Chi & Qigong at a discount price. There also will be an opportunity to review (free of charge) or upgrade your instructor level at additional cost. It is recommended to all existing instructors to take participate in the course. The details are listed at the seminars page;

What will you get from the course when you completed the course successfully

Training Course Entry Requirement

The Training Course Entry requirement for each level of instructor is different. No pre-experience is required for the Foundation Level Instructor with Qigong providing you will follow our instructional dvds to practice at home, attend some training in the Centre or at your local classes. Any relevant experience and skills in other martial arts, Physiotherapist or being an instructor in other exercises such as Qigong, Yoga, Laugar, Shaolin Kung Fu, Football coaching, Dancing...etc will be taken into account for the consideration of acceptanc on the course. We will improve your level of skills on the course and enable you to teach Tai Chi and Qigong exercise once you completed the course successfully.

Standard Requirement for completting the Training Course Successfully

Tai Chi Foundation Level Instructor with Qigong

Potential instructors should be able to demonstrate at the end of the course:

Tai Chi Level one Instructor with Qigong

Potential instructors must achieve the level of Tai Chi Foundation Instructor and should be able to demonstrate at the end of the course:

Tai Chi Level two Instructor with Qigong

Potential instructors must achieve the level one and should be able to demonstrate at the end of the course:

Tai Chi Level three Instructor with Qigong

Potential instructors must achieve the level one and should be able to demonstrate at the end of the course:

Dates and Times

The courses will be running over a weekend, however the potential instructors will be expected to put in a significant practicing time prior to the course, in general, at least one hour a day and four days each week. Potential instructors on the course will be encouraged to visit Master Liming's regular classes and seminars whenever possible to make improvement on your form and knowledge. Alternatively, learning from the books or dvds is also another way to improve your skill prior to the course.

We are going to run seminars every year. The dates & times of the course can be found at: seminar pages .

Application Form

Please click here to download an application form and send it to the Centre with appropriated fees paid by cheaque or bank transfer.


The current fee is £435.00 and it includes:

Any students who do not pass the assessment successfully on the course can come for re-assessment in three month time or take participate in the next instructor course at FREE of charge.

However the tuition fee is non-refundable and details can be found at Payment Terms and Conditions.


Pay online by Paypal: Please send a payment through your Paypal account directly to:

By Cheque: Please enclose a cheque with the application form and make the cheque payable to Master Liming Yue.

Mail address is: Tai Chi Centre, 128 Riverbrook Road, West Timperley, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 5UL, UK

By Bank Transfer:

Any students and clients who wish to pay the payments into our bank account, please make your bank transfer into our bank account directly and the details are as following:

Bank: The Barclays Bank;

Account Name: L Yue Tai Chi Centre;

Sort code: 20-55-34; Account number: 90225665;

IBAN: GB49 BARC 2055 3490 2256 65; SWIFTBIC: BARCGB22;

Branch address: 51 Moseley Street , Manchester , M60 2AU;

Course Contents - What you will be learning on the course

The course will teach you how to become a professional instructor along polish your form, postures and application skills. The theory and principal of Tai Chi & Qigong will also be covered on the course as well. Potential instructors will be separated into groups according to the level of skill on the course. Group work and discuss will be carried out through the course, so please write down all questions you may have and you can discuss on the course.

Additionally, we will teach new instructors how to structure the classes and cope with varies situations during your future teaching. Appart from above, the individual instructor will be benefit from the following programme upon your level of skills.

Tai Chi Foundation Level Instructor Course

Tai Chi Level One Instructor Course

Tai Chi Level Two Instructor Course

Tai Chi Level Three Instructor Course

Higher level is available to apply on the course, please discusss with Master Liming Yue dircetly.

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