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BENEFITS OF CBTA USA TEACHERS

A certified teacher can establish her/his classes under our name.  Master Chen Bing and Master Bosco Baek will promote their schools by annual visit and workshops.  Also, they will be invited to our private meetings and receptions as a certified teacher.


recruitment of teacher candidates

Recruitment on demand.  Please be advised by your current teachers at CBTA USA or inquire info@ChenBing.org.


Intensive wellness/Primary teacher course

​Annually, we have an intensive short term Wellness/Primary Teacher Course for long distance students.  It will be held in May and December.  Please find schedule in 'WORKSHOP'.

MISSION OF CHEN BING TAIJI ACADEMY USA 

Our mission is to preserve and restore, to promote and promulgate, the teachings of the original Chen Family Taijiquan lineage of Master Chen Bing in efforts to educate and improve health and well being through physical practice.  Also, it is to maintain the original martial-arts practical methods as taught by Master Chen Bing.
Chen Bing Taiji Academy strives to produce the finest certified teachers in the standard of Chenjiagou
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tuition for 2-year teacher training

$6,000  (one-time payment), $6,300 (two-divided payment), $6,600 (three-divided payment) 


LENGTH OF TRAINING

It varies depending on an individual's learning ability and practicum.  On average, it takes 2 years to complete the entire Primary and Intermediate curriculum.  To complete the entire Advanced curriculum, it usually takes 3 to 8 years on average.  


PREREQUISITE

A teacher candidate must have a half year practice experience of our Primary curriculum.  If you are from other schools, it also requires the same prerequisite.  If you are willing to become a certified CBTA USA teacher, please be advised by your current teacher.


how to apply

Please submit a teacher course application below.

CHEN BING TAIJI ACADEMY USA TEACHER COURSE APPLICATION


how to study

All teacher candidates will be taught directly by Master Bosco Baek on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from 7 AM - 9 AM.   However, a teacher training schedule could be adjusted depending on a teacher candidate's date and time preference. 


WHAT TO STUDY

Certified Wellness Teacher (Level 1): Taiji Relaxation, Elixir Field, Stepping, Central Equilibrium, Primary Reeling Silk, Primary Explosive Power, Oldest Five and Old Frame Eight
Certified Primary Teacher (Level 2): Including the entire Level 1 contents, Old Frame Eleven, Harmony 13 Form and Essence Cannon Fist 15 Form
Certified Intermediate Teacher (Level 3): Including the entire Level 2 contents, Intermediate Stepping, Intermediate Reeling Silk, Intermediate Explosive Power, Old Frame First Road, Old Frame Second Road, Single Broadsword, Single Straight Sword, Pulling Flower Push-Hands and Double-Hand Stationary Push-Hands
Certified Intermediate Teacher (Level 4): Including the entire Level 3 contents, Long Pole, Doble Mace (Sword Breaker), Fan, Advance/Retreat Push-Hands and 8 Applications of Taijiquan (Grappling)
Certified Advanced Teacher (Level 5): Including the entire Level 4 contents, Advanced Stepping, Advanced Explosive Power, New Frame First Road, New Frame Second Road, Double Broadsword, Double Straight Sword, Big Roll-Back Push-Hands and variation/combination of application
Certified Advanced Teacher (Level 6): Including the entire Level 5 contents, Spear, Spring Autumn Blade and Flower Leg Step Push-Hands, Combat Skill and Power Training

We also teach Taijiquan Philosophy, Taijiquan Anatomy, 25 Secrets of Taijiquan, Chen Family Taijiquan Therapy, 5 Kinds of Push-Hands Patterns, Applications of Weapons, Grappling, Combat Skills and Power Training
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​annual teacher examination

It will be May or June.  Master Chen Bing and Master Bosco Baek will examine teacher candidates in Los Angeles.  There is a $250 for teacher examination and certification.