Tai Chi for LIFE Instructor Training Workshop + Multi-Updates

Location: ROTORUA & ZOOM option

Sat & Sun … 29-30 May 2021

9am – 12:30pm both days  (Note: TCHI Updates 12:30pm Sunday)

with Master Trainers Tamara Bennett and Becky Rahe (via ZOOM in Toledo, Ohio, USA)

Note: Tai Chi for Life Instructor Training Workshop is TWO morning sessions
Note: Saturday 1:30-5pm – Skill Building Workshop (content TBC) 
Note: TCHI Updates 12:30pm Sunday
ZOOM: Registration is the same as physical workshop below, just email to let me know you prefer to ZOOM and a link will be sent before the workshop. 
ZOOM: Details of special requirements at the end of this page. 
Note: ANYONE can attend this workshop … However, to gain the ‘Tai Chi Life’ TCHI qualification; you MUST have/had a TCH qualification, to apply for an Instructor Qualification. This workshop is also suitable for people wanting to update their other TCH qualification(s). 


Location:  Rotorua 

St Chads Communication Centre Trust
2 Devon Street, Glenholme, Rotorua 3010
Google Maps click HERE


Tai Chi for Life ~ Instructor Training Workshop (+ Multi Refresher/Updates)
*Read below for Refresher/Updates

Step 1 ~ Enrol and Pay your Course Fee(s) to the Master Trainer (section below)
Step 2 ~ Order Required Resources (section below)
Step 3 ~ Register with TCHI (Dr Paul Lam’s Tai Chi for Health Institute Inc) HERE
Step 4 ~ Prepare for the Instructor Training Workshop (work with the DVD(s), read the Teaching Tai Chi Effectively book)
Step 5 ~ Complete pre-workshop paperwork and bring to the workshop (This will be emailed to you after you have enrolled and paid for the workshop)
Step 6 ~ Attend the workshop
Step 7 ~ Become a TCHI BCI (Board Certified Instructor) … read below
Step 8 ~ Share your knowledge and skills with others …
Step 9 ~ Update/Refresh your qualification(s) every two years, practise tai chi & have FUN!

TCHI Board Certified Instructor fee is required on successful certification:

The annual fee is payable direct to the Tai Chi for Health Institute. Following successful completion of the instructor training workshop, you will receive an email invitation to become a Tai Chi for Health Institute Board Certified Instructor (BCI), which is required before teaching the program (if not already a member). Annual fee is $25 AUD (Standard Membership) or $45 AUD (Premier Membership) regardless of the number of certificates you have. A TCHI Board Certified Instructor is a person who has fulfilled the requirements, completed the training of a Tai Chi for Health programme, and is registered with the Tai Chi for Health Institute board. For detailed information please go to this link HERE


Course Fees: 

Registration Course Fee Includes: One day tuition, morning and afternoon teas
*Participants provide your own lunch
*Participants must have the required resources, see below
Cancellation administration fee $50 (transferable to a future workshop)

Fee sections below:

  1. Full Price Workshop
  2. REPs Registered Member
  3. TCHI BCI + TCHC NZ Inc Member 
  4. TCHC NZ Inc Member
  5. Resources Required
  6. Refresher/Updates
  7. ZOOM Special Requirements
  8. Skill Building Workshop information and registration

1. Full Price Workshop  

ADD TO CART Sat & Sun 29-30 May 2021 … Training over two mornings
Early Bird $165 incl GST (After 29 April 2021, $180 incl GST)


2. REPs Registered (15% Discount) 10 CPDs

ADD TO CART Sat & Sun 29-30 May 2021 … Training over two mornings
Early Bird $140 incl GST (After 29 April 2021, $153 incl GST)
*Prices above have been discounted by 15%


3. TCHI BCI + TCHC NZ Inc Member (15% Discount)

ADD TO CART Sat & Sun 29-30 May 2021 … Training over two mornings
Early Bird $140 incl GST (After 29 April 2021, $153 incl GST) 
*Prices above have been discounted by 15%


4. TCHC NZ Inc Member (10% Discount)

Join TCHC NZ Inc … Click HERE

ADD TO CART Sat & Sun 29-30 May 2021 … Training over two mornings
Early Bird $147 incl GST (After 29 April 2021, $162 incl GST) 
*Prices above have been discounted by 10%


5. Resources Required:

Teaching Tai Chi Effectively book 2011 ($25 discounted price for workshop participants ONLY)     ADD TO CART

Tai Chi for LIFE DVD ($25 discounted price for workshop participants ONLY)     ADD TO CART

 

Note: A current First Aid certificate is recommended for all Tai Chi for Health Institute Instructors and workshop participants. Students are welcome to attend as course participants (Attendance certificate)


6. Refresher / Update(s)

Update Included in this workshop: Tai Chi for Life

Please email Tamara to let me know which qualifications you are wanting to update.

Other Updates
ADD Additional Refresher/Updates to the workshop price for $35/each.
NOTE: Your assignment(s) will be emailed after enrollment and payment is received, and your TCHI registration has been completed online.

TCA ‘Suite’ (TCA, TCAFP, STCA, TCA2) ADD TO CART
TCO     ADD TO CART
TCD     ADD TO CART
TCE     ADD TO CART
TCE 2  ADD TO CART
TCK     ADD TO CART
TCR     ADD TO CART
TCM     ADD TO CART
TCHC   ADD TO CART

QH       Added Soon
TCL     Added Soon

NOTE: If you are updating 3 or more Additional qualifications maximum payment of $100  ADD TO CART
Please email Tamara with the name of the updates you need.


7. ZOOM Requirements:

  • Preparation for Virtual Instructor Training
    • You must work with the DVD
    • **REQUIRED** – ZOOM TECH CHECK WITH Tamara – be prepared for demonstration
    • Participants are required to have a copy of the Teaching Tai Chi Effectively book
      • Review the text, especially the chapters on safety, teaching effectively, Stepwise Progressive Teaching Method and Working with Chronic Conditions is part of your preparation.
  • Virtual Training Platform: Zoom Meetings – Master Trainer and all Participants will be ‘live and visible’ during the entire training
    • 7 Hours of Training (3.5 hours each morning)
    • Please download Zoom (you may use the free version)
    • Participants must use a tablet or computer with a camera to participate.
      • Phones are not allowed as the screen will be too small.
    • You must be present for all of the training
      • You cannot turn off your camera or put up a photo in place of having the camera on
    • We will take frequent breaks
    • Participants must have a space large enough that they can be seen from head to toe throughout the workshop.
      • If available, I recommend using a USB connection to a larger screen or your television, so you have a larger image.
  • Post Instructor Training
  • 1 post ZOOM session
  • Certifications will be awarded once all training requirements and ZOOM sessions have been completed

8. Skill Building Workshop 

Saturday 29 May 1:30-5pm
Content TBC (Yang 24, Sun 73 or All TCH programs)

Full Price Workshop 
ADD TO CART Sat 29 May 2021 … 1:30-5pm
Early Bird $55 incl GST (After 29 April 2021, $65 incl GST)


REPs Registered (15% Discount)
ADD TO CART Sat 29 May 2021 … 1:30-5pm
Early Bird $45 incl GST (After 29 April 2021, $55 incl GST)
*Prices above have been discounted by 15%


TCHC NZ Inc Member (10% Discount)
ADD TO CART Sat 29 May 2021 … 1:30-5pm
Early Bird $50 incl GST (After 29 April 2021, $60 incl GST)  
*Prices above have been discounted by 10%