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China Study Trip is finished and Master Liming is back to the Centre now!

The annual Tai Chi China Study Trip 2015 has finished and Grandmaster Liming Yue is back to the Centre in the UK now. There was a local interview on the TV web site reported about the Trip in Xiangtan city, China. For viewing the TV footage please visit Chinese local TV pages part 1 and part 2

Group EventA Great Tai Chi Open Event in Albert Square at Manchester Town Hall!

Details: The Tai Chi Open Event on 11th June 2014 at Albert Square in front of Manchester city Town Hall for both beginners and experienced students was successfully finished. A group of 36 Tai Chi practitioners from Guangzhou city, China took part in the event and did a great demonstraion on the day. Sifu Aamir Rafi, Pete Hornby, Diqiang and Xianglin Li along with a group students from Chinese Health Information Centre were also taking part in the event.

China Trip August 2014 is starting to take booking now!

China Trip Grandmaster Liming Yue is going to take a group of students to visit China in August 2014. The sightseeing places cover Great Wall, Summer Palace, Heaven Temple, Forbiden City in Beijing, Tai Chi village, Shaolin Temple, Wudang Mountain Taoist Temple, Xian city, Shanghai, and Zhangjiajie Forest Park... The training will cover Tai Chi, Qigong and Shen Gong with Grandmaster Liming Yue and many additional studies with Taoist monk on Wudang mountain, Shen Gong with Grandmaster Li Zhiyi, Tai Chi training with Grandmaster Chen Zhenglei and Chen Yu are also available upon request. It will be another brilliant China Trip again; People will be from all over the world for the China Trip in 2014.

Places on the trip will be limited to ensure to delivery an execellent experience to everybody on the Trip. It is the time to sign up now to avoid disappointment! For those people who is interested in joining the Trip, Please click the China Trip 2014 page to see details. For further information please feel free to contact Grandmaster Liming Yue directly at 0161 9052659 & 07853200959 (mobile)

Indoor Student Acceptance Ceremony will take place on 1st February 2014!

tai chiDetails: Grandmaster Liming Yue will take his First indoor student accepting ceremony during the Chinese New Year period on 1st February 2014 which is the same day as Tai Chi Centre Official Opening day. According to Chinese traditional culture the future indoor student have to send their request in writing to be accepted as an indoor student. Only approved students can be accepted as indoor student and you will be invited as GM Liming Yue's indoor student group on the Facebook and your name will also be listed on the indoor student web page. Official certificate will be issued on the ceremony. The traditional procedure is the indoor student present a cup of tea to the Master then take an acceptance photos.

We have received 42 applications by the deadline on 18th January 2014 and we are starting to organize everything and prepare the certificate and Indoor Student book at the moment. Any further request of indoor students will be arranged to the 2nd Ceremony in the future.

Time table for the Ceremony:
6:00pm: Chinese meal in Hunan Resturant, where is just opposit the Tai Chi Centre
8:00pm, Ceremony in the Centre
8:30pm, Group and individual Photo taken in the Centre

Tai Chi Centre Official Opening is coming on 1st February 2014!

tai chi The Centre will be officially opened at 11:00am, on Saturday, 1st February 2014.
All students and their friends are very welcome to visit the Centre and celebrate the opening with us together. Chinese & English tea, soft drinks, crisp and sandwich will be provided for visitors in the Centre. There will be a Tai Chi chating and informal demonstration during the opening hour as well. It is all FREE to our visitors on the day.

Time table for the Opening Ceremony:
11:00am: Chinese Lion Dance and Tai Chi Demons in the Tai Chi Centre
11:40am, Group and individual Photo taken in the Centre
12:10pm, Free chating and social activities with light refresment in the Centre
12:30pm, End of openning ceremony

Master Nick Taylor, Sifu Aamir Rafi, Sifu Diqiang, Sifu Anthony Rushton, Glenn Pary, Bill Wilkinson, Scott Broadavnst, Andy Plant, Mike, Paul Lightfood, Valia, Paul Bellamy, Natalie Faria - Vare, Cemel, Mariano, Macello, Afsaneh Rasti, Jon Cowley, Darren Chan, Chief Chef Mr. Huang and Professor Xianglin Li who had helped during the decorating are invited as guests to our official opening ceremony and also free of charge for the seminar after the opening from 1pm to 5pm in the Centre.

Tai Chi Centre in Chinatown will be offially fully open on Saturday, 1st February 2014!

tai chiTai Chi Centre in Chinatown is partially open for classes now. All existing students and new students are very welcome to train with us in the new Centre! Other facilities are to be finished by end of January 2014.

The capacity of the New Centre is smaller than our old Centre. Spear, pole and sward form can be practiced in the New Centre. It is warmer than the old Centre and easy access from airport, train station and coach station, plus plenty of restaurants and bars in town. It is a great location for distance students travelling by public transportation. There are also a lot of cheap car park around the area and we will publish a list of available car park shortly.

A great thanks to Master Nick Taylor (worked very hard day and night for 9 days, One Year Free Diamond membership is awarded), Sifu Aamir Rafi, Sifu Diqiang, Sifu Anthony Rushton, Glenn Pary, Bill Wilkinson, Scott Broadavnst, Andy Plant, Mike, Paul Lightfood, Valia, Paul Bellamy, Natalie Faria - Vare, Cemel, Mariano, Macello, Afsaneh Rasti, Jon Cowley, Darren Chan, Chief Chef Mr. Huang and Professor Xianglin Li who had helped during the decorating.

All people who has offered help during the decorating will be invited as a guest to our official opening ceremony on Saturday, 1st February 2014 plus free seminar vouchers, which can be used for future seminars running by the Centre in 2014.

Tai Chi Sabre dvd was released on Saturday, 30th November 2013!

tai chiDetails: Chen Style Tai Chi Sabre Dvd was demonstrated and instructed by Grandmaster Liming Yue. This instructional DVD is suitable for both beginners and experience Tai Chi practitioners. The DVD includes an explanation and demonstration of each movement repeated from different camera perspectives and at different speeds with detailed commentary to maximise the benefits of practice. All footage was filmed in a professional studio with clear image and sound.

Additional Information:
Exempt from BBFC Classification
@2013 Master Liming Yue, All rights reserved
Running time 65 mins approx.
DVD Video (Pal, Region 0)
UK R.R.P: £25.00

Tai Chi & Qigong Instructor Training course in the Centre

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Details: There was a great successful instructor seminar in the Centre on 15/16th June 2013; Sifu Bill Dancock, Andrea Lori and Garry Seghers have achieved their 4th level instructor certificate with some others have achieved from Foundation to level 3 instructor certificate.

With the new growing of instructor team we are getting much stronger to promote Chen Style Tai Chi and Chinese Health Qigong in the UK and European countries. The next instructor seminar will be in December 2013. Please book your place in advance to receive the maximum benefit of early preparation, which will enable you to achieve the highest outcome over the assessment.

 

Tai Chi and Qigong Open Event - Easter 2013 finished successfully

Master Liming Yue DvdTai Chi and Qigong Open Event in Altrincham Leisure Centre Sports Hall on 30th March 2013 finished successfully. There were a series of demonstrations including Lion Dance, Tai Chi form, weapons, Push Hands and Chinese Health Qigong exercises. Following this, there was a taster session open to everyone. The people who take part in the demonstration are from Italy, Malta, Spain, Ireland, Greece, France and U.K. We are going to publish more photos and videos footage on the web site once we sorted it out. Many thanks for those people who support this Event.



Tai Chi and Qigong Open Event - Easter 2013!

Master Liming Yue Dvd30th March 2013, Saturday 1pm to 2:30pm

We are going to host a major Tai Chi and Qigong Open Event in Altrincham Leisure Centre Sports Hall. There will be a series of demonstrations including Tai Chi form, weapons, Push Hands and Chinese Health Qigong exercises. Following this, there will be a taster session open to everyone. This will be a unique opportunity to see Tai Chi and Qigong demonstrated by world class Masters and to experience the health and wellbeing you can gain from taking part in the taster session. The admission fee for the event is £10.00 per person. Spaces are limited, so please book your place in advance to avoid missing out on being part of this special event.
For further information please visit our website at:
www.taichicentre.com/easter2013.php
Publish date: 30/01/2013

 

Tai Chi Fan DVD was released on 26th January 2013!

Master Liming Yue Dvd The DVD is filmed in the Centre and demonstrated by Master Liming Yue. You can buy this new DVD from our online shop at: www.wbpay.com; This dvd was released on 26th January 2013 during our Tai Chi Fan seminar. Please feel free to place your order now. The Dvd will introduce to the Fan movements with step by step guidance with Master Liming Yue. Chen Style Tai Chi Fan was found by Master Liming Yue based on Chen Style Tai Chi Form and applications of Sabre and Sword. It is an instructional DVD and suitable for both beginners and experience Tai Chi practitioners. The DVD includes an explanation and demonstration of each movement repeated from different camera perspectives and at different speeds with detailed commentary to maximise the benefits of practice. All footage are filmed in a professional studio with clear image and sound. Please click Tai Chi Fan DVD Trailer clip to view the example of promotional video.
Publish date: 28/01/2013

 

New Collection of Tai Chi Foundation DVD was released on 8th December 2012!

Master Liming Yue Dvd This is our first Collection of instructional DVD on the Chen Style Tai Chi Foundation Exercises. The DVD is filmed in the Centre and demonstrated by Master Liming Yue. You can buy this new DVD from our online shop at: www.wbpay.com; The dvd is in stock now. Please feel free to place your order.

Within this DVD Collection you will learn many techniques and concepts of Chen Tai chi. It will introduce to the foundation of the style step by step guidance by Master Liming Yue. It covers warm up exercises, foot step movement, silk reeling energy exercises, energy releasing with example and demonstration of martial arts application, fundamental breathing method of Tai Chi and meditation exercises. The Collection consist of 3 disks. Disk 1 (108mins approx) covers Warm up exercise. Disk 2 (56mins approx) covers fundamental breathing method of Tai Chi and meditation exercises. Disk 3 (105mins approx) covers foot step movement, silk reeling energy exercises, energy releasing with example of martial arts application. Media: dvd pal; Publisher: Tian Men Productions and Chen Style Tai Chi Centre; ISBN: 9781904719236
Publish date: 16/01/2013

 

China Trip August 2013!

China Trip Master Liming Yue is going to take a group of students from Europe and USA to visit China in August 2013. The sightseeing places cover Great Wall, Summer Palace, Heaven Temple, Forbiden City in Beijing, Tai Chi village, Shaolin Temple, Wudang Mountain Taoist Temple, Zhangjiajie Forest Park... The training will cover Tai Chi, Qigong and Shen Gong as well; It is the time to sign up now! For those people who is interested in joining the Trip, Please click the China Trip 2013 page to see details. For further information please feel free to contact Master Liming Yue directly at 0161 9052659 & 07853200959 (mobile)

Publish date: 08/01/2013

 

 

 

Malta visit by Master Liming Yue in December 2012

Visit Malta in December 2012 (13th - 18th) is confirmed and everyone is welcome. This will be a great winter retreat. Enjoy good training , good food and relaxation in luxury 5 star spa beach hotel. This event is organised by the local Martial Arts Club and sponsored by the local hotel. We have been offered a special rate for the hotel romm and meals. Please contact Master Liming Yue if you would like further details. Publish date: 06/11/2012

Qigong - Tai Chi Festival in London

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Master Liming Yue and a group of students from the Centre will take part in the Qigong & Tai Chi Festival in London with British Chinese Health Qigong Association on 21st April 2012. It included Wu Qin Xi and Ba Duan Jin TASTER WORKSHOPS WITH MASTERS FROM CHINA
& MASS DISPLAY OF CHINESE INTERNAL ARTS @ BOURNE HALL, EWELL, SURREY KT17 1UF
10.30 AM TIL 4PM; IT IS FREE FOR THOSE WHO BOOK SUNDAY AND THERE WILL BE A
FREE DISPLAY IN THE PARK AT 2.30 PM; EVERYONE ARE WELCOME! Please book your places as soon as possible and visit the Official web site to find out more information.
Publish date: 19/02/2012

 

New Tai Chi videos on YouTube by Master Liming Yue!

Seminar pictureMaster Liming Yue has uploaded a few Tai Chi video clips on YouTube since early June 2012. It covers Tai Chi 11 Form, Fan 16 form, first 15 movements of Cannon Fist, completed 83 Form, Laojia Form, Taiji Push Hands with Master Zhang Dongwu and Chen Style Taijiquan Applications with Sifu Aamir Rafi and Steven Burton, so please visit Liming's Tai Chi videos page for further details. We are going to publish more video clips online shortly, so please keep your eyes on our web site.

Publish date: 19/07/2012

 

 

 

 

Master Liming Yue was awarded a back dated title "No. 1 disciple of Grandmaster Kongjie Gou"

Grandmaster Kongjie Gou had hosted an Indoor students acceptance ceremony in the Centre on 2nd October 2011. There were four English students from Oxford had been accepted as indoor students on the day. The ceremony was organized by Master Liming Yue as he was awarded as No.1 disciple of Grandmaster Kongjie Gou in 1994 in China. All indoor students had received a certificate issued by Grandmaster Kongjie Gou. Master Liming Yue has also received a back dated certificate of No.1 disciple as well. According to traditional Chinese customs Master Liming Yue is now official Top 18 Disciples of Grandmaster Chen Zhenglei announced in 2008 and back dated No.1 Disciple of Grandmaster Kongjie Gou in 1993.

Publish date: 08/10/2011

 

Chinese Health Qigong Association visiting was finished

pictureWe conducted a series of Chinese Health Qigong seminars in the Centre in co-operation with British Qigong Association in June 2011. It covers Yi Jin Jing and Liu Zijue. The Instructors are coming from China. please visit our Tai Chi seminars page for further details.

Publish date: 07/06/2011

 

 

 

Qigong Seminars & Grading finished very successfully!

Seminar Group pictureWe had conduct a series of Chinese Health Qigong seminars in the UK and Italy with Chinese Health Qigong Association in October 2010. It covers Five Animal - Wu Qin Xi, Yi Jin Jing, Ba Duan Jin. The Instructor Team from China were led by Master Cui Yongsheng who is the Master in the dvd 'Five Animal Movement' and Master Shi Aiqiao who is the Master in the dvd 'Yi Jing Jin'. Additionally, the Qigong grading took place in the Centre on 3rd October 2010 during the seminars as well. A group of 14 people has achieved 2nd Duan Wai. (The Duan Wei certificates were arrived in the Centre on 18th Feburary 2011). Please visit our Tai Chi seminars page for further details.

Publish date: 08/10/2010

 

A very successful Instructor seminar

instructors Master Liming Yue has just conduct a very successful instructor seminar in the Centre over the weekend and everybody has received or reviewed their instructor certificate. The highest level is Level Four achieved by Andy Plant from Steven Chinese Kung Fu School in Accrington. The next instructor course this year will be in October and it covers Qigong on the seminar as well. It will be a great opportunity to expand your existing business toward Qigong direction. For further details please contact the Centre at 0161 9052659

Publish date: 14/09/2010

 

 

Free accommodation for students during the seminars

House Master Liming Yue has moved into a new house in Altrincham recently and the old house in Manchester city centre is available for those students to stay for free at sharing room basis during the seminar. This offer is to help the long distance students to cut the expenses during the financial recession period and it is subject to availability (8 places in total). First come first serve policy will be applied. Please book your places as soon as possible to avoild disappointment. Please click the Short Stay page for further information or contact Master Liming Yue directly at 0161 9052659 & 07853200959

Publish date: 28/08/2010

 

 

Indoor students acceptance by Grandmaster Chen Zhenglei

Tai Chi Centre students A group of three senior students of Master Liming Yue were accepted as indoor students by Grandmaster Chen Zhenglei on 23rd May 2010 in the Centre. They are Pete Hornby (6th Duan Wei, UK), Pluto (4th Duan Wei, Greece), John Collins (4th Duan Wei, Ireland); Master Liming Yue, Master Chen Juan (daughter of Grandmaster Chen Zhenglei) and Sifu Di Qian were also present at the acceptance ceremony as witnesses. There are seven senior students of Master Liming Yue that have been accepted as indoor students by Grandmaster Chen Zhenglei since 2004; We are still continuing to help senior students from the Centre to be accepted as indoor students by Gandmaster Chen Zhenglei in the future. Please contact Master Liming Yue for further details.

Publish date: 23/05/2010

 

 

A great success of Duan Wei grading by Chinese Wushu Association

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The Chinese Wushu Grading was very successful in Dublin, Ireland on 7th March 2010. There are 50 people on the event and all received their Grading certificate on the day. The highest grading received was 6th Duan Wei by Peter Hornby. The event is organized by Chen Style Tai Chi Centre, Ireland Laugar Association, Association of Chinese Kung Fu Ireland and China Wushu Association. People comes from Spain, Portugal, Italy, Poland, Damark, UK and Ireland. The examiners were Vice president He Qinglong, Professor Kang Gewu (9th Duan Wei) and Mrs Zhang Yuping (8th Duan Wei) from China Wushu Association, Grandmaster Jemery Yau from Laugar Association and Master Liming Yue (7th Duan Wei) from the Centre. Master Sam Sun (6th Duan Wei) from Dublin. For further details please contact Mater Liming Yue in the Centre directly at 0161-2737138 or visit the web page at: www.taichicentre.com/grading2010.php .
Publish date: 08/03/2010

 

Wushu Grading in China 2009

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Our Centre has been invited to take part in the third World Health Qigong Competition held in Shanghai, China on 14th August 2009 during the China Trip Summer 2009. There were about 400 competitioners from over 38 countries and it includes the China National Competition Team as well. Marco Fasanotti and Marie Normoyle had won the second and third classes of performance. As part of the event, there was a Preparatory Meeting for the World Heath Qigong Federation on 16th August 2009. Master Liming Yue and Sifu Marco Fasanotti have been invited to join the meeting and had been selected as Committee Member of the World Health Qigong Federation! For further details please contact Mater Liming Yue in the Centre at: 0161-2737138 or visit the web site at: Health Qigong page.
Publish date: 25/12/2009

 

 

Wushu Grading in China 2009

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The Chinese Wushu Grading in Zhangjiajie Forest Park, China on 8th August 2009 has been a great success and it was organized by Chen Style Tai Chi Centre and China Wushu Association. The examiners are Dr Jian Liujun from France, Grandmaster Peng Hanchi from China Zhuzhou Wushu Association, Master Wang Lifeng from China Wushu Association and Master Liming Yue from the Centre. Nick Taylor, Pete Hornby and Qiang Di from the Centre had received their 5th Duan Wei and others had also received their own grading as well. For further details please contact Mater Liming Yue in the Centre directly at 0161-2737138 or visit the web page at: www.taichicentre.com/grading2009.php .
Publish date: 08/09/2009

 

International Ambassador of Taijiquan Culture Promotion

Master Liming with Zhang Dongwu and Xia Ping
Master Liming Yue was awarded as International Ambassador of Taijiquan Culture Promotion in Tai Chi village, Wen county, Henan province, China on 30th August 2009, by China Friendship Association (governing body) and Foreign Department of Henan Province, China. Grandmaster Zhu Tiancai, Grandmaster Wang Xian, Master Zhang Dongwu and Master Xia Ping also received the title of International Ambassador of Taijiquan Culture Promotion as well. Master Liming Yue is the only official representative selected from the European countries on the event. Please click here for further details.
Publish date: 31/08/2009

 

Silk Reeling Energy DVD has been released and it becomes the most popular one!

Tai Chi Silk Reeling Energy DVD for the bookThe new DVD - Silk Reeling Energy DVD for the book – Tai Chi for Health - featured by Grandmaster Chen Zheng Lei was officially released on 8th January 2007 in China. It becomes the most popular one and it is now available to purchase at:
the online shop . The video footage was filmed in a professional studio in China with the latest DVD authoring techniques enabling you to navigate and watch the DVD easily and efficiently. The commentary for the introduction is covered by Chinese, English, Spanish, Portuguese and Greek. The commentary for teaching is in English and with subtitle on as well.
Publish date: 18/06/2009

 

 

Congratulation to the new Instructors!

Group of Instructors On completion of the Tai Chi Instructor training course there were 15 people have successfully passed the assessment and received their instructor certificate from the Centre today. As part of our training programme we are going to help experienced students move on to the instructor team to promote the authentic Chen Style Tai Chi worldwide. Please visit our instructor training programme page at: http://www.taichicentre.com/instructor_training.php to find out more about the details. Welcome to join our group and wish all instructors enjoy the journey of teaching and promotting the Chen Style Tai Chi to benefit many people in the world.

Publish date: 14/06/2009

 

 

A great success of Chinese Wushu grading in Portugal and Spain

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A series of Chinese Wushu Duan Wei grading training seminar was taking place at the weekend of the 22nd/23rd November 2008 in Porto, Portugal and 29th/30th November 2008 in Madrid, Spain. Which was running in co-operation with China Wushu Association by our Centre.
The examiners are Master Chen Shihong from Austria, Dr Jian Liujun from France, Grandmaster Yau Kam Wah (Jeremy Yau) from Laugar Association, and Master Liming Yue who is also appointed as a representative for the event by China Wushu Association. Everybody who taken part in the event has been given a provisional grade by the examinars and the official Chinese Wushu grading from China Wushu Association to be verified on 23rd December 2009 in Beijing! Please keep your eyes on this news section for the final result of your grading. Participants come from UK, USA, Portugal, Italy, Ireland, China and Japan…etc. For further details please visit the web site at: grading page .
Publish date: 20/04/2009

 

Master Liming was Head Judge on Seni London Wushu Open Competition

Master Liming Yue was invited as a Head Judge for Seni London Wushu Open Competition on 26/27th April 2008; During the Tai Chi competition a group of students from the Centre took part in the competition and achieved an excellent result; Aamir Rafi has won both form and weapon gold, Dan Chisholm has won both form and weapon silver, Garry has won weapon brown. Publish date: 30/04/2008

 

Tai Chi feature was on TV - Channel M

Tai Chi Centre A TV shoot with the Centre for a Tai Chi feature on the show Zeitgeist was filmed by the producer, Paul Barron in April 2007. The Tai Chi feature was broadcasted on Sunday, 28th October – 9:40pm by Manchester Channel M. It covers Qigong, Tai Chi Form, Weapon, Push Hands and Application for Health and Martial Arts. The Dvd copy is available for those people who took part in the program. Please ask for Master Liming Yue for your free copy. Alternatively, you can visit the web site to watch the whole programme at: www.zeitgeist-online.com/media/zeitgeist6_part2.htm .

Publish date: 29/09/2007

 

 

Tai Chi 18 Form DVD is released today!

Tai Chi 18 Form DVD for the bookThe new DVD - Tai Chi 18 Form DVD for the book – Tai Chi for Health - featured by Grandmaster Chen Zhenglei is officially released today. It is now available to purchase at:
the online shop . Grandmaster Chen Zhenglei is the foremost authority on Chen Style Tai Chi and the creator of the 18 Short Form. This form has been designed for beginners of Chen Style Tai Chi, and is part of the book Tai Chi for Health. The DVD includes an introduction, followed by a demonstration of the 18 Short Form with step by step instructions for each individual movement as well as explanations and breakdowns repeated from different camera perspectives and at different speeds with detailed commentary to maximize the benefits of practice and implementation. The video footage was filmed in a professional studio in China with the latest DVD authoring techniques enabling you to navigate and watch the DVD easily and efficiently. The commentary for the introduction is covered by Chinese, English, Spanish and Greek.
Publish date: 29/07/2006

 

The Second World Traditional Wushu Championships

The China Wushu Association and the International Wushu Federation will host The Second World Traditional Wushu Championships in Zhengzhou city, China, opening ceremony starting on Sunday, 15th October 2006 and closing ceremony on Thursday, 19th October 2006. After the competition there will be a grading assessment hosted by China Wushu Association in Zhengzhou as well. For further details please contact the Centre directly. Publish date: 21/07/2006

 

Another Championship Winner from the Centre

Instructor Aamir has won the 67Kg division in the Men Moving Step Tui Shou Championship on 9th April at the 18th British Open Tai Chi Championships in Oxford, he also took 2nd place of Open Tai Chi Spear. Publish date: 12/04/2006

MEN health article featuring Master Liming Yue

Manchester Evening News cover with details of Tai Chi artile on health featuring Master Liming Yue
The health section in todays Manchester Evening News contains an article featuring Master Liming Yue entitled Focus on Fitness by Ben Roberts.You can see the whole article here. Publish date: 29/11/2005

 

Euro Wirral British Martial Arts Open Tournament

On 4th September five students from the Centre entered the Euro Wirral British Martial Arts Open Tournament. Chungwei Li (Bruce) won both the Tai Chi form and Weapons championship in the advance group; Aamir Rafi won both Tai Chi form and Weapon in the intermediate group; Khilen Sheth won the Tai Chi form championship and Krupal Sheth won the second place in the beginners group. Cemil Egeli won the third place at the Push Hands group. Publish date: 05/09/2005

 

Tai Chi for Health - released!

Tai Chi for HealthThe new book - Tai Chi for Health - written by Master Liming Yue and Grandmaster Chen Zhenglei was officially released at the International Tai Chi Festival and the third International Exchange Competition opening ceremony in China in August 2005. It is now available to purchase online. This full colour book focuses on the health benefits of Tai Chi, concentrating on the official Chen Style 18 Short Form, Silk Reeling Energy and Qigong exercises. The book contains detailed illustrated instructions and in-depth discussion of the theories behind the practice. The text offers an unprecedented insight into the techniques and theory of Chen Style Tai Chi. The authors bring together their vast knowledge, teaching experience and cultural understanding to create a work that is accessible to western students whilst keeping all the important detail often lost in translations. You can see samples of the book here. Publish date: 01/09/2005

New Tai Chi Music CD

Following many requests from our students we are happy to announce that the centre has just published a CD of the traditional Chinese folk music that we play during the classes. The CD is available from the online shop... just click here. Publish date: 10/01/2005

BBC GMR Interview

Master Liming Yue will be interviewd on Wednesday 3rd November at about 8:30am on the GMR Breakfast Show in a feature discussing stress (BBC Greater Manchester Radio 95.1 & 104.6 FM). Publish date: 02/11/2004

Two Golds at Euro Wirral Championship

Pluto Vlachopoulos with Master Liming Yue with trophies from Euro Wirral.On 5th September at the Euro Wirral British Martial Arts Open Tournament Ploutarchos (Pluto) Vlachopoulos won gold in both the Tai Chi form and Weapons Intermediate group. Publish date: 05/09/2004

 

 

 

Two Gold and Three Silver in China

Steve Burton, Ploutarchos Vlachopoulos and Neil Grimley with their medals from The Elite Competition of the Chen Village Tai Chi Training Centre of China.Steve Burton, Ploutarchos Vlachopoulos and Neil Grimley from our Centre have just returned from China with two gold and three silver medals. The three took part in ‘The Elite Competition of the Chen Village Tai Chi Training Centre of China’ as part of the China Trip 2004. Steve Burton took gold in the under 35’s Tai Chi forms and silver in the Tai Chi Sword, and Ploutarchos Vlachopoulos took silver in the form. Neil Grimley took gold in the over 35’s form and silver in the sword. The government sponsored competition is held each year in the birthplace of Tai Chi and attracts more than 300 of the top competitors from all over China. This year’s competition was the subject of a documentary by Central Chinese Television and so the students received their medals from Grandmaster Chen Zheng Lei in front of millions of Chinese viewers. As a final feather in the cap of our Centre, we took the award for the ‘Best Attending Organization’.

Publish date: 01/09/2004

 

Shaolin Kung Fu & Tai Chi Show 2004

Cover of Martial Arts Illustrated July 2004It is with great pleasure to inform you that from 11th June 2004, our Centre will hold a series of Shaolin Kung Fu and Tai Chi Demonstrations in Manchester, Accrington, Devon, Telford. A group of Shaolin Fighting monks from Shaolin Temple China & UK and Tai Chi Master Liming Yue together with Grandmaster Kongjie Gou will take part in the Show. It will be a spectacle not to be missed! For details information please visit www.kungfushow.com

Publish date: 01/06/2004

 

 

New Laojia Form DVD Released!

This is our first instructional DVD on the Chen Style Old Frame or Laojia Tai Chi form. The DVD is filmed in China, is demonstrated by Grandmaster Kongjie Gou, and has English language commentary by Master Liming Yue. You can buy this new DVD from our online shop, along with many other DVDs, Videos, and books published by the Centre. Publish date: 27/04/2004

 

New English language publications

Liming Yue on the cover of Martial Arts Illustrated magazine.Master Liming Yue is very proud to be the cover story of the March issue of Martial Arts Illustrated magazine. Martial Arts Illustrated is Britain's number one martial arts magazine, and this months issue contains an excellent interview by Master Shabir Akhtar who talks with Master Yue about Chen Tai Chi's true origins and meaning, and the differences in training practice and understanding between China and the West.
You can visit Martial Arts Illustrated website by clicking here, find out more about Master Shabir Akhtar by visiting his website here, and Martial Arts Illustrated magazine is available in all good newsagents.

Publish date: 18/02/2004

 

New English language publications

The Centre has just signed a publishing contract with Grandmaster Chen ZhengLei in China to translate and publish new English language versions of Grandmaster Chen ZhengLei’s Chen Style Tai Chi Books, DVDs and Videos. The first DVD and Video ,The Definitive Chen Style Tai Chi Demonstration, is already available from the Tai Chi Centre Shop with many more to follow. These publications offer a new and previously unavailable insight into the source and practice of Tai Chi. Publish date: 06/07/2003

The Centre's Students Win Championship

Champion Students with Master Liming YueOn 28th September two students from the Centre entered the Euro Wirral British Martial Arts Open Tournament. Chongwei Li (Bruce) won both the Tai Chi form and Weapons championship in the over two years group and Ploutarchos (Pluto) Vlachopoulos won the Tai Chi form championship in under two years group. Publish date: 29/09/2003

 

 

 

 

Grandmaster Chen Zheng Lei accepts Honorary Presidency of the Chen Style Tai Chi Centre

Grandmaster Chen ZhengLei with Master Liming YueToday, as part of the main event in his visit to the UK, Grandmaster Chen ZhengLei accepted an Honorary Life Presidency of the Chen Style Tai Chi Centre. This significant symbolic gesture further strengthens the ties between our centre and Chen Jia Gou, the birth place and spiritual home of all Tai Chi. Grandmaster Chen is the heir and head of the 19th generation of the Chen family in China and the inheritor of the Chen family Tai Chi. His acceptance is a great honour for The Centre and all of our students.
Pictures from Grandmaster Chen´s visit. Publish date: 12/04/2003

 

Master Liming Yue to visit Jinha Kenpo in Portugal

Following Master Liming Yue's participation in the International Seminary of Martial Arts in Spain the Associação Portuguesa Ryu Jinha Kenpo has invited him to hold seminars in Portugal early in 2003. Once details are arranged we will post them on the events page. You can visit Jinha Kenpo's website at www.jinhakenpo.com. Publish date: 12/11/2002

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