Taught by the Technical Director our Chi Shu course is open to everyone.  Running over the weekend of 21st-23rd February, 2020 this course caters for those experienced in Chi Shu and those with little experience as there are always plenty of students to train with.  Local students offer bed and breakfast but if you would like to stay elsewhere please contact Hubert for alternatives.

The Friday evening session see’s the usual training session for Instructors, Invitees and long distance guests.  The Technical Director teaches this session from 18:00-22:00.

For more information : please contact Hubert

Booking :  please book as soon as possible

Timings :

  • Friday 21st –  18:00-22:00 –  Instructors and invited guests only
  • Saturday 22nd  –  09:30 – 18:00
  • Sunday 23rd  –  09:00 until 15:00 (or maybe 16:00)

Weekend Venue :  Großsporthalle Rüsselsheim, Am Evreuxring 31, 65428 Rüsselsheim am Main

Friday Venue :  this will be notified to you on booking

As part of our international course calendar this is a very popular course taught by the Technical Director over Friday (evening training) November 27 and the weekend 28 & 29 November.  This course is usually very well attended with a large age-range of students.  Many students traveling to Germany for this course stay with local TAO members.

For more course and accommodation details contact Hans

Twyford training is open to TAO Instructors and Invitees only. This course takes place over the weekend of December 7 & 8 under the guidance of Tony Swanson.  The content of these weekend courses it at the discretion of the Technical Director so does not always follow the usual convention of T’ai Chi on the Saturday and Feng Shou on the Sunday.  Please note that we train in different halls on each day.

Saturday venue :  Loddon Hall, Loddon Hall Rd, Twyford, Reading RG10 9JA

Sunday venue :  Twyford District Youth & Community Centre, 3 Loddon Hall Road, Twyford, Reading, RG10 9JA

Refreshments : Tea & coffee is available at break times but please remember to bring your own packed lunch.

Training times :  10:00 – 16:30 both days.

If you require details of nearby B&B accommodation please contact Sue

Twyford training is open to TAO Instructors and Invitees only. This course takes place over the weekend of March 14 & 15 under the guidance of Tony Swanson.  The content of these weekend courses it at the discretion of the Technical Director so does not always follow the usual convention of T’ai Chi on the Saturday and Feng Shou on the Sunday.  Please note that we train in different halls on each day.

Saturday venue :  Loddon Hall, Loddon Hall Rd, Twyford, Reading RG10 9JA

Sunday venue :  Twyford District Youth & Community Centre, 3 Loddon Hall Road, Twyford, Reading, RG10 9JA

Refreshments : Tea & coffee is available at break times but please remember to bring your own packed lunch.

Training times :  10:00 – 16:30 both days.

If you require details of nearby B&B accommodation please contact Sue

Twyford training is open to TAO Instructors and Invitees only. This course takes place over the weekend of January 25 & 26 under the guidance of Tony Swanson.  The content of these weekend courses it at the discretion of the Technical Director so does not always follow the usual convention of T’ai Chi on the Saturday and Feng Shou on the Sunday.  Please note that we train in different halls on each day.

Saturday venue :  Loddon Hall, Loddon Hall Rd, Twyford, Reading RG10 9JA

Sunday venue :  Twyford District Youth & Community Centre, 3 Loddon Hall Road, Twyford, Reading, RG10 9JA

Refreshments : Tea & coffee is available at break times but please remember to bring your own packed lunch.

Training times :  10:00 – 16:30 both days.

If you require details of nearby B&B accommodation please contact Sue

Twyford training is open to TAO Instructors and Invitees only. This course takes place over the weekend of May 16 & 17 under the guidance of Tony Swanson.  The content of these weekend courses it at the discretion of the Technical Director so does not always follow the usual convention of T’ai Chi on the Saturday and Feng Shou on the Sunday.  Please note that we train in different halls on each day.

Saturday venue :  Loddon Hall, Loddon Hall Rd, Twyford, Reading RG10 9JA

Sunday venue :  Twyford District Youth & Community Centre, 3 Loddon Hall Road, Twyford, Reading, RG10 9JA

Refreshments : Tea & coffee is available at break times but please remember to bring your own packed lunch.

Training times :  10:00 – 16:30 both days.

If you require details of nearby B&B accommodation please contact Sue

Twyford training is open to TAO Instructors and Invitees only. This course takes place over the weekend of September 26 & 27 under the guidance of Tony Swanson.  The content of these weekend courses it at the discretion of the Technical Director so does not always follow the usual convention of T’ai Chi on the Saturday and Feng Shou on the Sunday.  Please note that we train in different halls on each day.

Saturday venue :  Loddon Hall, Loddon Hall Rd, Twyford, Reading RG10 9JA

Sunday venue :  Twyford District Youth & Community Centre, 3 Loddon Hall Road, Twyford, Reading, RG10 9JA

Refreshments : Tea & coffee is available at break times but please remember to bring your own packed lunch.

Training times :  10:00 – 16:30 both days.

If you require details of nearby B&B accommodation please contact Sue

Twyford training is open to TAO Instructors and Invitees only. This course takes place over the weekend of October 24 and 25 under the guidance of Tony Swanson.  The content of these weekend courses it at the discretion of the Technical Director so does not always follow the usual convention of T’ai Chi on the Saturday and Feng Shou on the Sunday.  Please note that we train in different halls on each day.

Saturday venue :  Loddon Hall, Loddon Hall Rd, Twyford, Reading RG10 9JA

Sunday venue :  Twyford District Youth & Community Centre, 3 Loddon Hall Road, Twyford, Reading, RG10 9JA

Refreshments : Tea & coffee is available at break times but please remember to bring your own packed lunch.

Training times :  10:00 – 16:30 both days.

If you require details of nearby B&B accommodation please contact Sue

Taking place on Friday (evening) 11 December, Saturday 12 & Sunday 13 December.  As part of our Regional Course series this course is open to TAO members and non-members alike.  In order to receive the pre-book discount be sure to book before 15th November.

Times :   Friday –  19:00-21:00         Saturday –  10:00-17:00         Sunday –  10:00-17:00

Venue :  Heaton Community Centre, Trewhitt Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 5LT

Cost :

  • Friday evening training  –  £10
  • Members          –  one day £55   both days £80
  • Non-members  –   one day £60   both days £85

a £10 concession on the day course price is available to senior citizens and those on means tested benefits.

Pre-book discount  :  Members booking (deposit required) before the advertised deadline will receive a £10 discount on the member daytime price.  The deposit is non-refundable unless the course is cancelled.  This discount is only available to members attending whole day courses.

For more detail please contact  Marina

Friday 1st (evening) 2nd & 3rd May sees our only course of the year taught in this beautiful part of the country.  Spread over three locations in north-west Scotland the stunning scenery adds to the enjoyment of the course making it feel like a mini holiday leaving you wanting more.

To receive a pre-booking discount you must book onto this course by 15th April, 2020

Friday  :  19:00-21:00   Achmore Hall, Achmore, IV53 8UN

Saturday  :  10:00-17:00   Achmore Hall, Achmore, IV53 8UN

Sunday  :  10:00-17:00  Kyle of Lochalsh Hall

Cost :

  • Friday evening training  –  £10
  • Members          –  one day £55   both days £80
  • Non-members  –  one day £60   both days £85

a £10 concession on the day course price is available to senior citizens and those on means tested benefits.

Pre-book discount  :  Members booking (deposit required) before the advertised deadline will receive a £10 discount on the member daytime price.  The deposit is non-refundable unless the course is cancelled.  This discount is only available to members attending whole day courses.

 

For venue and other details please contact   Frances  or  Gillian

Booking  :  Contact  Marina

 

UNFORTUNATELY THIS COURSE HAS NOW HAD TO BE CANCELLED

 

Our very popular weapons course takes place once again in Warwick School Sports Centre.  Running over the weekend of 3rd & 4th October our Weapons Course is very popular.   The subject of this year’s weapons course will be the Flying Hands form with the opportunity to practice both short and long sword forms.

Accommodation is usually pretty difficult to find in this popular area so be sure to organise your accommodation early.  If you need help with accommodation options please contact John.

 

Time  :  10:00-17:00

Venue  :   ‘Green Hall’, Sports Centre, Warwick School, Myton Road, Warwick, CV34 6PP   There are three entrances from the road onto the school site — TAO travellers need to enter the large car park clearly signposted ‘Warwick Junior School’. The Sports Centre is off this car park via a very large iron gate.  For local info & accommodation: contact John : 07905-422843

Cost :

  • Members  –           one day £55    both days £80
  • Non-members  –  one day £60   both days £85

a £10 concession on the above prices is available to senior citizens and those on means tested benefits.

 

Discount  :  A £10 discount on advertised prices is available only to members who pre-book as detailed below.

Pre-Booking :   This option is available to members only.  The deadline for pre-booking is 15th September, 2020 and requires a £20 deposit paid either to your instructor or to the Course Organiser.  Please note the deposit is non-refundable unless the course is cancelled.

 

For more information contact  John or Marina

 

Forming part of our Regional Course series taught by the Technical Director the Wetherby weekend course is usually very well attended and is open to TAO members and non-members alike.  This course takes place over the weekend of 4th & 5th May, so you can attend one or both days.   To take advantage of our pre-booking discount be sure to book by 14th April.

Times  :   10:00-17:00  both days

Venue  :  Kirk Deighton Village Hall, Ashdale View, Wetherby, LS22 4DS

Cost :

  • Members          –  one day £55   both days £80
  • Non-members  –  one day £60   both days £85

a £10 concession on the day course price is available to senior citizens and those on means tested benefits.

Pre-book discount  :  Members booking (deposit required) before the advertised deadline will receive a £10 discount on the member daytime price.  The deposit is non-refundable unless the course is cancelled.  This discount is only available to members attending whole day courses.

For further details please contact  Paul  or  Marina

This Feng Shou session forms part of the Wetherby weekend course and is an excellent opportunity to train with the Technical Director.  The session takes place from 7pm-9pm on the evening of Friday 3rd May.  If you are attending the weekend course be sure to book by 14th April in order to take advantage of the pre-booking discount.

Venue  :  to be confirmed

Cost :   £10.00

For further details please contact  Paul  or  Marina

Taking place over Friday 9th (evening) October, Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th October.  You are free to attend the whole course or just a day (or evening) if you’d prefer.  Be sure to pre-book by 15th September in order to receive a discount.

This course is popular with the locals and attracts members from nearby so there’s always somebody different to train with.  Come along and give it a go.

Times :    Friday –  19:00-21:00          Saturday –  10:00-17:00         Sunday  –  10:00-17:00

Venue :    Berriew community centre, 1 Rectory View, Berriew, Welshpool, SY21 8FB

Early Booking Deadline :  15 September, 2020

Cost :

  • Friday evening training  –  £10
  • Members          –  one day £55   both days £80
  • Non-members  –  one day £60   both days £85

a £10 concession on the day course price is available to senior citizens and those on means tested benefits.

Pre-book discount  :  Members booking (deposit required) before the advertised deadline will receive a £10 discount on the member daytime price.  The deposit is non-refundable unless the course is cancelled.  This discount is only available to members attending whole day courses.

For more details please contact  Dave  or  Marina

As part of our international course calendar this is a very popular course taught by the Technical Director over Friday (evening training) March 20 and the weekend of March 21 & 22.  This course is usually very well attended with a large age-range of students.  Many students traveling to Germany for this course stay with local TAO members.

For more course and accommodation details contact Hans

The Rüsselsheim course is one of our international courses taught by the Technical Director over the weekend of 10th & 11th February.  Open to TAO members and non-members alike, most English students travelling to this course find accommodation with local students.

For more details and accommodation please contact Hubert

Taking place over the weekend of 1 & 2 February this course is an open to everybody whether you are a TAO member or not and is generally taught by the Technical Director.  The course is usually well attended with varied content.  With lots of friendly students and instructors attending you will be catered for whatever your ability.

An instructor training session usually takes place on the Friday evening (31 January)

Venue :  Gymnase des Minimes, 3 rue des minimes – Tours

Accommodation :   local hotels – there may be a possibility of staying with local TAO members

Refreshments :  tea & coffee will be available at break times but please remember to bring your own packed lunch

Evening meal  :  some members like to meet for an evening meal at a local restaurant. Please ensure to put your name down on the list when you sign in if you would like to go.

If you need any more information please contact Mathilde Pellé

Due to COVID-19 this course has been cancelled

This course is a continuation of previous Tuina courses taught by the Technical Director and is open to students who have attended previous TAO Tuina courses only.  If you are interested in attending a basic Tuina course please register your interest stating your membership number.

This is a pre-booked course only

Venue  :  Complementary Health Centre, 174 Manor Lane, London, SE12 8LP

Dates :  20th & 21st June, 2020

Contact  :   Marie

This course forms part of the TAO continuing education programme for TAO trained Tuina practitioners.  The course is taught by the Technical Director and is open to TAO qualified Tuina practitioners only.

If you are interested in attending a basic Tuina course please register your interest stating your membership number.

This is a pre-booked course only

 

Venue  :  Complementary Health Centre, 174 Manor Lane, London, SE12 8LP

Dates :  18th & 19th April, 2020

Contact  :   Marie

 

Twyford training is open to TAO Instructors and Invitees only. This course takes place over the weekend of December 5th & 6th under the guidance of Tony Swanson.  The content of these weekend courses it at the discretion of the Technical Director so does not always follow the usual convention of T’ai Chi on the Saturday and Feng Shou on the Sunday.  Please note that we train in different halls on each day.

 

Saturday venue :  Loddon Hall, Loddon Hall Rd, Twyford, Reading RG10 9JA

Sunday venue :  Twyford District Youth & Community Centre, 3 Loddon Hall Road, Twyford, Reading, RG10 9JA

Refreshments : Tea & coffee is available at break times but please remember to bring your own packed lunch.

Training times :  10:00 – 16:30 both days.

 

If you require details of nearby B&B accommodation please contact Sue

Twyford training is open to TAO Instructors and Invitees only. This course takes place over the weekend of 3 & 4 November under the guidance of Tony Swanson.  The content of these weekend courses is at the discretion of the Technical Director so does not always follow the usual convention of T’ai Chi on the Saturday and Feng Shou on the Sunday.  Please note that we train in different halls on each day.

Saturday venue :  Loddon Hall, Loddon Hall Rd, Twyford, Reading RG10 9JA

Sunday venue :  Twyford District Youth & Community Centre, 3 Loddon Hall Road, Twyford, Reading, RG10 9JA

Refreshments : Tea & coffee is available at break times but please remember to bring your own packed lunch.

Training times :  10:00 – 16:30 both days.

If you require details of nearby B&B accommodation please contact Sue

This course is open to TAO members and Non-members alike.  Friday evening training takes place from 7pm-9pm on Friday 20 November with Saturday training (21 November) and Sunday (22 November) from 10am until 5pm.  Tea and coffee is provided in the breaktimes but please bring your own lunch.

Course venue  :  Boston Grammar School, Boston, PE21 6JE    —  Enter school via Rowley Road PE21 6JD

Cost :

  • Friday evening training  –  £10
  • Members          –  one full day £55    both full days  £80
  • Non-members  –  one full day £60    both full days  £85

a £10 concession on the day course price is available to senior citizens and those on means tested benefits.

Member Discount  :  A £10 discount on the Saturday price is available to members who pre-book as detailed below.

Pre-Booking :   This option is available to members only.  The deadline for pre-booking is 15 October, 2020 and requires a £20 deposit paid either to your instructor or to the Course Organiser.  Please note the deposit is non-refundable unless the course is cancelled.

Course organiserMarina

Part 2 of our 2 part Chi Shu series.

This course takes place over the weekend of 30th September & 1st October and runs from 10am

This is a pre-book course only :  to book please contact Marina  –  marina[dot]de[dot]vos[dot]bath[at]gmail[dot]com

Venue :  St. Barnabas Church Hall, Beckenham, BR3 6PP

Part 1 of our 2 part Chi Shu series.

This course takes place over the weekend of 15th & 16th July and runs from 10am

This is a pre-book course only :  to book please contact Anne   –  annemanasse[at]gmail[dot]com

Venue :  St. Barnabas Church Hall, Beckenham, BR3 6PP

Due to COVID-19 this course has been cancelled

Our weekend AGM course is open to all TAO members.  The AGM meeting takes place at 10am on Saturday 13 June and is followed by training led by the Technical Director for the rest of the weekend.

 

Venue :  Loddon Hall, Loddon Hall Rd, Twyford, Reading RG10 9JA

 

Refreshments : Tea & coffee is available at break times but please remember to bring your own packed lunch.

Training times :  10:00 – 16:30 both days.

Cost :     Members  –  one day £55    both days £80

a £10 concession on the day course price is available to senior citizens and those on means tested benefits.

Course Organiser :  Marina

If you require details of nearby B&B accommodation please contact Sue