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To train taijiquan (supreme ultimate fist), weapons training, self defence, chin na, shuai jiao or baguazhang you must fulfil the health and safety criteria presented by our insurance company.
It states that all students must be taught relative to ability/competence/health.
These six items are essential for martial arts training with our school:
No medical/health problems *
Age (over 18)
Good attitude & humour
Prepared to practice at home between classes
Not studying another martial art
* this includes being notably
If youre looking for something
easy, then kung fu is probably not for you.
Fitness & attitude
We reserve the right to decline martial tuition:
if we feel that a student is physically unable to study taijiquan safely
if an individual demonstrates the wrong attitude for taijiquan study
Rachel will always act with the wellbeing of the student in mind. Insurance regulations prohibit a student from training material that is unsuitable for their fitness/ability level.
Martial arts are dangerous
The British Medical Association Guide To Sports Injuries states:
Combat sports such as boxing, judo, karate or kung fu make tough demands on the body; training is intense, and participation requires all-round fitness. Regardless of the fitness of the participants, however, the aggressive blows traded between opponents means that these sports always carry a serious risk of injury.
Are you a martial artist?
Are you strong enough?
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Page created 2 March 1995
Last updated 5 July 2011