Taijiquan Program

太極拳 | Tài Jí Quán

Those who wish to expand their practice with martial understanding can do so through the comprehensive YMAA Taiji curriculum. Learn more about our YMAA background in Yang-style Taijiquan.

After a while, students continue practicing to deepen their understanding and to keep feeling great.

Most people are interested in trying Taijiquan for its health benefits:

 

  • Improve balance & stability

  • Promote relaxation

  • Increase mobility

  • Improve overall health

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Introduction to Taijiquan

Build Your Foundation

 

Regardless of your reasons for practicing, all students begin their journey with Taijiquan fundamentals.

 

Our introduction course includes:

  • Taijiquan Basics drills

  • Taiji Qigong and White Crane Qigong

  • Part 1 of the Yang-style Long Form

 
 

Classes

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1) Small Group: Two Sundays per month

2) Private or Semi-private lessons

Platform: Zoom

Intro to Taijiquan

via Online Live Lessons

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Tuesdays, 9 - 10am

Sanda Fighting Arts

100 Parker St, Watertown

Intro to Taijiquan

In-Person

Next Steps

After completing the introduction course, students can continue their practice through different paths.

Health

Refine your form, deepen your Qigong practice, and enjoy the health benefits.

Taiji I:

Refine fundamentals and Part 1. Students have the option to test the YMAA Taiji curriculum level 1 requirement: Part 1 slow speed.


Taiji II:

Refine fundamentals and learn Part 2 and Part 3

Martial

 

Develop your martial understanding with applications, Jing (martial power) training, and additional training.

*Students are highly encouraged to test the YMAA Taiji curriculum.

Taiji I:

Refine fundamentals and Part 1.

 

Taiji II:

Refine fundamentals and learn Part 2 and Part 3. Students interested in testing will also begin training the sequence at medium and fast speeds.


Pushing Hands:

Develop sensitivity and neutralization skills through various drills in the YMAA Taiji curriculum - centering, Pushing Hands, Peng Lu Ji An, Taiji Symbol (Yin Yang Symbol), and more.