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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.


teacher course workshop

​Annually, we hold a teacher course workshop in May, July and December.  Please find specific dates on 'ENROLLMENT/WORKSHOP'.


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. ​

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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LENGTH OF TRAINING

It varies depending on an individual's learning ability and practicum.  On average, it takes 1 year to complete the entire Primary curriculum.  And it takes 2 years to complete the entire Intermediate curriculum.  To complete the entire Advanced curriculum, it usually takes 3 or 4 years.


eligibility

Residents in Southern California: minimum 48 classes (120 hours) of Chen Village Wellness or Chen Village Primary required.  Our  CBTA USA student management system automatically calculates total visits and class hours.
Non-residents in Southern California: Please purchase CBTA USA DVDs for Chen Village Wellness and Chen Village Primary curriculum to learn the core foundation of Chen Family Taijiquan.   After your self-study of 120 hours which you need to self-document your practice time (please see a self-log chart in the teacher application), please record your practice of Taiji Relaxation and Primary Reeling Silk.  And send your practice video in a private video link to info@ChenBing.org by using Youtube or Vimeo.  Upon acceptance from CBTA USA, please take our teacher course in May, July and December upon your progressive study topics.

Note: All teacher candidates must submit the CBTA USA Teacher Application


COMMITMENT OF TEACHER CANDIDATE

All teacher candidates must commit until finishing a teacher training course for their given curriculum.   If a teacher candidate does not meet our CBTA USA's standard, we will ask to retreat from the teacher training program. 


Recruitment

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


teacher application

Please submit a teacher application below.

CHEN BING TAIJI ACADEMY USA TEACHER APPLICATION


how to study

All teacher candidates will be taught directly by Master Bosco Baek and Master Chen Bing in private or semi-private lesson.  


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