Chen Style Tai Chi Centre.

 

Tai Chi Instructors Listing with profile

Tai Chi instructors listed on this page are working for the Centre or associated with the Centre. Their level of skills and quality of teaching are recognized and recommended by the Tai Chi Centre, however the Tai Chi Centre do not take any responsibility for their teaching and others services provided. To be listed on this page, you must be recognized as a qualified instructor by the Centre. Please send your image and profile (maximum of 100 words) to the Centre at: liming.yue@taichicentre.com

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Grandmaster Chen Zheng Lei

Grandmaster Chen Zheng Lei is the 19th generation inheritor of the Chen family and 11th generation direct-line successor of Chen Style Taijiquan. He has held the position of Head Instructor and Principal of Chenjiagou Village Taijiquan Centre. He has been officially recognized as one of the Top Ten Foremost Martial Artists by the Chinese State Government and has been awarded the honor of National Martial Arts Senior Instructor holding of 9th Duan Wei of Chinese Wushu (Martial Arts) Grading System. He is also a Committee Member of China Physical Culture & Science Institute.

Level 9

Grandmaster Kongjie Gou

Grandmaster Kongjie Gou started practicing Chinese Martial Arts in 1960. Five years later, in 1965, he began learning Chen Style Tai Chi as an indoor senior student of Grandmaster Chen Zhaokui (the Head and Heir of the 18th generation of the Chen Family). Master Gou has taught Chen Style Tai Chi extensively to both university and private students in many provinces around China since 1982. At the International Festival of Tai Chi in China in 2002 Grandmaster Kongjie Gou was awarded the Certificate of Excellence Chen Style Tai Chi coach by the Chen Style Tai Chi Association in Wen county, the birthplace and home of Tai Chi.

Level 8

Master Liming Yue

Master Liming Yue originally began the study of Shaolin martial arts as a child in China in 1972. Eleven years later, amazed by the skills of a young student from the famous village of Chenjiagou he began his journey to understand the internal arts by studying orthodox Chen Style Tai Chi under the 11th Generation Chen Masters in the village. Having learnt from the most skillful and experienced Tai Chi masters in China and having extensively studied Internal Qigong with masters from the monastery on Nanyue Mountain, Master Yue moved from mainland China to the United Kingdom and founded the Chen Style Tai Chi Centre in 1995. Since 1982, Master Liming Yue has helped many students to begin a journey of their own and he now spends his time teaching seminars and training instructors throughout Europe, and producing instructional Books, DVDs and Videos. Through his teaching, Master Yue has helped to develop a deeper understanding of the principles and phylosophy of Tai Chi that is accessible and valuable to all students and scholars. Mobile: 07853 -200959

Level 7

Tai Chi instructor

Master Zhang Dongwu

Since 1987, coach Zhang has won brilliant exploits at various competitions. In 1994, he won the "Excellent" at Tai Chi Exchange Conference between Taiwan and Mainland. In 1996, won the championship and the title of "Kungfu Elite" at National Wushu Elites Meet.". Won the gold shield at the 12th European world Wushu festival hold in Paris, France. In 2000, won the gold plate at International Martial Arts Conference hold in Korea. In 1998, won the title of "Wenxian county Excellent Master".

Level 7

Tai Chi instructor

Master Chen Juan

Chen Juan, the daughter of Grandmaster Chen Zheng Lei, born in the original place of Tai Chi --- Chen village in 1977, graduated from Beijing Physical Culture University, majored in Wushu specialty, coach of Henan Chen Zhenglei Tai Chi Culture Co., Ltd. Chen Juan began to learn Tai Chi from her father at he age of seven then she was educated in Henan Pingdingshan Physical Culture School. In 1995, won the title of "Outstanding Athlete" at the National Tai Chi Competition hold in Ningbo city. In 1996, won the first prize both in Tai Chi boxing and Tai Chi sword at Henan provincial Wushu Festival.

 

Level 7

Tai Chi instructor

Sifu Aamir Rafi

Aamir Rafi holds a 5th Duan Wei awarded by the Chinese Wushu (Martial Arts) Association in China (the official government awarding body). He has studied tai chi and shaolin martial arts since 1998; studying Tai Chi under Master Liming Yue since 2001 and under Grandmaster Kongjie Gou since the beginning of 2004. Aamir has achieved his Bachelor of Science degree in Excercise and Health Sciences at the University of Salford in July 2006. Aamir Rafi was given Level 5 of Instructor by Master Liming Yue in the Tai Chi Centre. Contact mobile phone: 07875-869794

Level 6

Tai Chi instructor

Sifu Pete Hornby

Sifu Pete Hornby has studied Chen Style Tai Ch under Master Liming Yue since 2006, he is currently teaching Chen Style Tai Chi in Stafford. He has studied Lau Gar Kuen, a Shaolin Kung Fu system, for over 30 years under Master J Yau. He is a 6th Degree Black Sash and holds an honorary position of Guardian of the style. He is a former National sets champion and won many Regional titles. He has also studied other Tai Chi teachings, Qigong and yoga for over 20 years.

Level 6

Tai Chi instructor

Sifu Nick Taylor

Instructor Nick Taylor is a Chen Style Tai Chi Instructor having studied under the direct tuition of Master Liming Yue in Manchester and has been teaching since 1999. He is a Senior Indoor Student of Master Liming Yue and an Indoor Student of Grandmaster Chen Zhenglei. Nick is also co-author of the new, comprehensive book on Chen Style Tai Chi, TAI CHI FOR HEALTH. For more information please visit Nick Taylor's web site at: www.devontaichicentre.com ; Mobile: 07968 - 174934

 

Level 5

Tai Chi instructor

Sifu Andrea Lori

Sifu Andrea Lori is a Chen Style Tai Chi Instructor having studied under the direct tuition of Grand Master Yue in Manchester and Grandmaster Chen Zheng Lei. He is a Senior Indoor Student of Master Liming Yue . He has also done many others Martial Arts training on Ba Gua Quan of GM Shin Dae Wong and Hung Kuen of GM Cheon Yee Keung. He currently teaching Chen Style Tai Chi in Rome, Italy, teaching in some of the biggest sporting centers of the Italian capital. He is the person in charge of the Italian Branch of GM Liming Yue schools in Italy. For more information please visit web site at: http://www.taichichenroma.it/

 

Level 5

Tai Chi instructor

Sifu Steven Burton

Steven Burton holds a 4th Duan Wei awarded by the Chinese Wushu (Martial Arts) Association in China, a 4th degree Black belt in Chinese Kickboxing (San Da), and 2nd Dan Black Belt Torite Jutsu. He has studied Chen Style Tai Chi extensively with Master Liming Yue, Grandmaster Kong Jie Gou, and Grandmaster Chen Zheng Lei. In 2004 he won the Gold medal for his tai chi skills in the Chen Village elite invitational championships as well as a Silver medal for his weapons skills. For further details please visit his website here: www.chentaiji.co.uk ; Tel: 07957 595948

Level 4

Tai Chi instructor

Sifu Ploutarchos (Pluto) Vlachopoulos

Pluto is a full-time instructor in Athens, Greece, and has been studying Chen style Tai Chi under the direct tutorship of Master Liming Yue since 2001. He has also studied extensively with Grandmaster Kong Jie Gou and Grandmaster Chen Zheng Lei in China. He has won two silver metals in the Chen Village Elite Invitational Championship in China and three gold metals in Eurowirral British Open in U.K. For more information please visit his website at: www.hellenictaichicentre.com ; Mobile: 0030-6932 767 667

 

Level 4

Tai Chi instructor

Sifu Sergio Terramoto

Sifu Sergio Terramoto has studied Chen Style Tai Chi under Master Liming Yue since 2006, he is senior indoor student of Master Liming Yue and currently teaching Chen Style Tai Chi in Porto, Portugal. He has also done many others Martial Arts training on Shaolin Kung Fu, Qigong... etc since 1997.

Level 4

Tai Chi instructor

John Collins

John Collins is a Chen Style Tai Chi Instructor. He has studied Chen Style Tai Chi since 2002; He has been studying Tai Chi under Master Liming Yue since 2007. He was given level 4 of instructor by Master Liming Yue at the Tai Chi Centre and also teaches Tai Chi classes in Ireland. For more information please visit web site at: www.irelandtaichi.com

Level 4

Tai Chi instructor

Sifu Garry Seghers

Sifu Garry Seghers is a Chen Style Tai Chi Instructor. He holds a 3rd Duan Wei awarded by the Chinese Wushu (martial arts) association in China. He has studied various martial arts since the 70s, studying Tai Chi under Master Liming Yue since 2005. He was given level 4 instructor by Master Liming Yue at the Tai Chi Centre and teaches Tai Chi in Burntwood and Cannock Staffordshire. For more information please visit the website at: www.livelytigertaichi.co.uk

Level 4

Tai Chi instructor

Sue Hindle

Sue Hindle is a Chen Style Tai Chi Instructor. She has studied Chen Style Tai Chi since 2004; She has been studying Tai Chi under Master Liming Yue since 2006. She was given level 4 of instructor by Master Liming Yue at the Tai Chi Centre and also teaches Tai Chi classes in Preston.

Level 4

Tai Chi instructor

Xingchen He

Xing Chen He has studied Chen Style Tai Chi under Grandmaster Kongjie Gou since 1987, and until moving to Manchester in 2002 she taught Tai Chi at the University of Xiangtan in Hunan province, China. Since 1997 she has also studied under Grandmaster Chen Zhenglei in Zhengzhou.

Level 2

Tai Chi instructor