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2019 Master Ding Open Residential Retreat

This year the two Master Ding's Open Residential Retreat at Princess Helena College, Preston, Hertfordshire, UK will be held on the following dates:

Sat, 17th – 24th August or
14th – 21st December 2019

These specially organised residential retreats are open to all levels of Tai Chi styles practitioners (i.e. complete beginners to advanced levels) and also other styles of martial arts practitioners.

A rare opportunity to study under Master Ding - a chance not to be missed by any one seeking to further their understanding and improve their standards in this fascinating ancient Chinese art of Tai Chi Chuan. As is said in the Tai Chi classics,

“The subtlety of Tai Chi Chuan is such that a small error in the beginning will take you a long way from the end goal”.

In addition, the week will enable you to take time out of your normal busy routine to relax, energise and bring about the harmony and balance to the mind, body and spirit. There will undoubtedly be lots of fun and a chance to meet and make new friends with the same interest.

Feel free to circulate this information to your relatives and friends who may be interested. Once again, do not forget, that these Open Retreats are suitable for complete beginners (with no knowledge of Tai Chi Chuan) to experienced practitioners of any styles of Tai Chi Chuan and also other external styles of martial arts. All are welcome.

Book your place now to get your discounted course fee!

Do contact us for more details:
info@masterdingacademy.com
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Grandmaster Chu Gin Soon,
Second Disciple of Yang Sau Chung, Fifth Generation Yang Family Lineage

The world mourns the sad lost of another great master of the traditional Yang Family Tai Chi Chuan, Grandmaster Chu Gin Soon. He passed away on the 18th March 2019 in Boston, USA. He was the second disciple of Master Yang Sau Chung, the eldest son of the famous Yang Cheng Fu.

Grandmaster Chu Gin Soon first learnt Tai Chi from Lai Hok Soon in Hong Kong in 1956. After the death of his first teacher in 1964, he continued his Tai Chi training in Hong Kong with Master Yang Sau Chung, the Fourth Generation lineage holder of the Yang Family Tai Chi Chuan.

In 1968, Grandmaster Chu Gin Soon moved to the United States and opened a year later, the Gin Soon Tai Chi Club in Boston, Massachusetts where he taught traditional Yang Family Tai Chi Chuan to numerous students in Boston and across the world.

Both Vincent Chu and Gordon Chu, the sons of Grandmaster Chu Gin Soon continue his legacy in teachings traditional Yang Family Tai Chi Chuan as they have learned from their father at the Boston Tai Chi Club.

Master Ding and his family together with Master Ding Academy’s students all express our deepest condolences to the family of Grandmaster Chu Gin Soon and his numerous students throughout the world.

We have been informed that his funeral will be take place at 11am on Monday, 25th March at Wing Fook Funeral Home, 13 Gerard Street, Boston.

More information about Gin Soon Tai Chi Club can be founded on the club’s website:
www.gstaichi.org
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Grandmaster Chu Gin Soon,
Second Disciple of Yang Sau Chung, Fifth Generation Yang Family Lineage 

The world mourns the sad lost of another great master of the traditional Yang Family Tai Chi Chuan, Grandmaster Chu Gin Soon. He passed away on the 18th March 2019 in Boston, USA. He was the second disciple of Master Yang Sau Chung, the eldest son of the famous Yang Cheng Fu. 

Grandmaster Chu Gin Soon first learnt Tai Chi from Lai Hok Soon in Hong Kong in 1956. After the death of his first teacher in 1964, he continued his Tai Chi training in Hong Kong with Master Yang Sau Chung, the Fourth Generation lineage holder of the Yang Family Tai Chi Chuan.

In 1968, Grandmaster Chu Gin Soon moved to the United States and opened a year later, the Gin Soon Tai Chi Club in Boston, Massachusetts where he taught traditional Yang Family Tai Chi Chuan to numerous students in Boston and across the world.

Both Vincent Chu and Gordon Chu, the sons of Grandmaster Chu Gin Soon continue his legacy in teachings traditional Yang Family Tai Chi Chuan as they have learned from their father at the Boston Tai Chi Club.

Master Ding and his family together with Master Ding Academy’s students all express our deepest condolences to the family of Grandmaster Chu Gin Soon and his numerous students throughout the world. 

We have been informed that his funeral will be take place at 11am on Monday, 25th March at Wing Fook Funeral Home, 13 Gerard Street, Boston.

More information about Gin Soon Tai Chi Club can be founded on the club’s website:
http://www.gstaichi.org

 

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Rip Grandmaster Chu Gin Soon 🙏🏾.

Expressing Deep regret

R.i.p. G.Master

Have a merry time during the festive season and a great New Year!

May the force be with you all.

From Master Ding, Master Alan Ding and all MDA instructors
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Have a merry time during the festive season and a great New Year! 

May the force be with you all.

From Master Ding, Master Alan Ding and all MDA instructors

 

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Merry Xmas & Happy New from a former Goodmayes Tai Chi pupil.

Merry Christmas and happy New Year Shigong and to all our brothers & sisters

Merry Christmas and happy New Year all our brothers & sisters

Merry Christmas and a very happy, healthy and prosperous New Year Sifu and the whole Tai Chi family 🌲

Wishing everyone a wonderful festive break!

Happy Christmas Marica - have a great one buddy. Catch up soon!! Xx

I hope you have a wonderful festive time too, best wishes 🎄😊🎄

Happy Christmas everyone!

Joyeux Noël à vous aussi!

Buon Natale e felice anno nuovo!

Merry Christmas Master of my Master

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Master Alan Ding and Master John Ding will be holding 2 special master classes in Florence, Italy:

1) A two days intensive Continuous Development Programme for MDA instructors and experienced Tai Chi practitioners

2. Open Master Classes for Tai Chi practitioners- Beginners to advanced and also for external martial arts practitioners

A golden opportunity to train with both Masters to understand and develop your skills in traditional Tai Chi Chuan.

Feel free to circulate this information to people you know who may be interested.

For more information, please contact the organiser.
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Master Alan Ding and Master John Ding will be holding 2 special master classes in Florence, Italy:

1) A two days intensive Continuous Development Programme for MDA instructors  and experienced Tai Chi practitioners

2. Open Master Classes for Tai Chi practitioners- Beginners to advanced and also for external martial arts practitioners

A golden opportunity to train with both Masters to understand and develop your skills in traditional Tai Chi Chuan.

Feel free to  circulate this information to people you know who may be interested.

For more information, please contact the organiser.
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