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The Arts of Tai Chi Chuan & QiGong

The Tai Chi Academy is a resource for learning the arts of

Tai Chi Chuan (Taijiquan) & QiGong (Chi kung)

Tai Chi (taiji) & Qi Gong (chi kung) are popular and effective methods used throughout the world by people of every age and background. For many, these practices are used to enhance their physical and mental wellbeing or to provide a focused daily movement practice. We have developed the Tai Chi Academy to be a comprehensive guide in helping you to begin or deepen this wonderful practice. With a range of courses and approaches available in the academy, for a simple monthly subscription, our aim is to demystify, clarify and simplify the amazing and life changing art of Taiji to those who may not have access to high quality teachers.


Learn about the arts of Tai Chi & Qigong

This site is packed with articles, research papers and general information about the arts or Tai Chi Chuan (taiji quan) & Qigong (chi kung). Take a look around and learn about our particular flavour of Tai Chi (there are many), the Tai Chi Academy learning courses and more.


Tai Chi is well researched and studied

Tai Chi is actually well researched in the scientific literature and there are many benefits to its correct practice for all people. We have collated a a number of articles and research papers delving into this incredible practice so that you can see the benefits yourself

Look inside the Learning Portal 

The Tai Chi Academy Learning Portal

The amazing benefits of Tai Chi (Taiji) and Qigong (Chi Kung) can be felt with a small amount of practice each day. With the Tai Chi Academy Learning Portal whether you are an experienced practitioner of Tai Chi or, you are a complete beginner there is something for you. Everyone from Tai Chi Teachers, Teachers of other Martial Arts, Dancers and complete and total beginners are using the Tai Chi Academy Learning Portal to gain deeper understanding of themselves and the art of Tai Chi. Lets take a look inside! 

Monthly Beginners Program

Information released every month for you to build your Tai Chi skill over a 12 month plan.

Concepts & Introductions

Discover the basics of Tai Chi an the terms and phrases around the art.

Foundations Training

A good practice is built on solid foundations and the art of Tai Chi is no different.

Internal work

The Nei Gong, or internal work is vital, and in this section we present Nei Gong & Qi Gong

Forms & Routines

Learn the famous Tai Chi forms in a step by step easy to understand way.

Short Courses

Not sure where to start? Join one of the short courses focusing on a specific practice.

Want to know more about the Tai Chi Academy?

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some of the common questions we get asked about the Tai Chi Academy, the instructors and the training.             

No! You have look around this Tai Chi site and check out our regular articles, view any videos we post and enjoy the content about Tai Chi Chuan. The content here is open and free for all to use. If you would like to take lessons or access our learning content then you can jump into the learning portal for a small monthly fee.

The head instructor at the Tai Chi academy is Chris Davis. He has over 20 years of experience in the Internal Chinese arts and is renowned for his ability to explain things in a simple and easy to understand way. Learn more about Chris in the About us section

Some of it, YES! Ask yourself, can you learn some yoga online? Some body weight training? some breath work? Tai Chi and Qigong can be effectively taught online if the instructor and courses are clear enough. We pride ourselves on the effectiveness of instruction in the Tai Chi Academy.

In the Tai Chi academy we teach and study the Yang Style of Tai Chi, the most commonly practiced style in the world. Our representation of this style is in the older frame, stemming from the Yang Cheng Fu and Yang Ban Hou versions. Learn more about lineage and style in the about us section

We believe Tai Chi should be for everyone, that is why our academy, although one of the largest available online, is also one of the most cost effective. For the main academy it is just £19.99 per month and includes hundreds of lessons.

What do real members & experienced teachers think? 

Read the reviews of the the TCA and how it is helping people just like you.

The Tai Chi academy provides information and training in the arts of Tai Chi & Qigong.

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