Tai Chi

Tai Chi is a gentle, passive exercise system suitable for all ages. It has been shown to significantly improve your physical and psychological well-being, both strengthening and relaxing the mind and body.

The perfect form of low-impact excercise for anyone with joint problems.

Beginners are always welcome, and can start in any class. Call Stephen 0416 120 482 to discuss which classes would be best for you.

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Tang Soo Tao (11)

New classes commenced January 7 2017

 

CoPP Training

 

Contralateral - On the opposite side of the body. (Adjective);

Proprioceptive - Relating to stimuli that are produced and perceived within internal tissues, especially those relevant to the position and movement of the body. (Adjective)

Paradiddle - one of the basic patterns (rudiments) of drumming, consisting of four even strokes played in the order ‘left right left left’ or ‘right left right right’ (Noun)

 

This unique neuro-muscular training method has been developed from 4 decades of study in external and internal martial arts and the anatomy and physiology of exercise. 

 

The method enables very fast, very powerful punching without any need for size or strength or fitness. Have effortless, bone breaking knockout power with both hands, every punch, every time moving forward, backward, sideways or standing still. Sounds impossible? It’s readily attainable. It’s not necessary to understand the theory, just apply the process.

 

Thes classes are part of the Tang So Tao syllabus but can be attended by anyone with an interest in punching bag training.

 

Training is presented in easy to learn stages using hanging bags and speedball for 4 x 10 minute sets per 1 hour session. Available 9:30am Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday at 124 Bulcock St Caloundra commencing January 7. Prior booking essential.

 

 

Price is $15 per session casual or $110 per calendar month. 

 

Saturdays Grading was very satisfying, with 4 Adults and 7 Karate Kids testing to advance to the next level. Special congratulations to Darcy Quirk and Nathan Spedding who double Graded after putting in great efforts throughout the term. Also a mention of Angus McAdam who achieved his blue Belt at 68 years of age. Well done to all who participated, and thanks to everyone who came along to share the event. 

11:00 am start so be there soon after 10:30 am to get changed, warm up and go over the material you are being tested on.

Adults and Karate Kids will be Grading through the whole range of Gup levels so it should be interestin

g to watch.

Even if you are not grading you should come along in your uniform to support the others. bring a camera and take as many pictures as you like.

There will be a Grading Test in Caloundra commencing at 11am Saturday 14th June. Come and see Alex, Kev, Ted and Eoin demonstrate their skill and understanding of Tang Soo Tao with Forms, Technique Combinations, bag work, One Steps and sparring. Stay on for some refreshments on the deck and catch up with old friends after the testing is complete.

Congratulations to Alex, Kevin, Ben and Ted on a great grading. Good performances from all candidates and spirited free-fighting sees each candidate being promoted to advanced levels of Blue Belt (Alex & Kev) Green Belt (Ben) and Purple Belt (Ted).

4th Gup grading for Alex, Kevin, 6th Gup for Chris, Ben and 8th Gup for Ted.
Should be fun so bring your friends and watch the candidates demonstrate their skills. Karate Kids coming to watch should wear their uniform.
Join us for lunch after if you like.
It is also Federal election day so don't forget to vote.

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End of Year 2017

Stephen Ramsdale Thursday, 14 December 2017 14:27

This summer classes will continue on the usual timetable with the exception of Christmas Day and New Years Day.

Niu Tai Chi classes 8:30 am Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.

Niu Tai Chi Push Hands practice Thursday evenings at 6:30.

CoPP Training 8:30 am Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

Tang Soo Tao Black Belts 4:30 pm Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

PT by appointment.

 

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