International Instructor Examination and Certification by Chen Zhenglei Taijiquan Federation
Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, we have developed this online Instructor Examination and Certification system so that students and instructors can obtain official accreditation by providing video clips and images to support their application.
The next assessment closing date is 31st August, 2020, so please complete an application form now and upload supporting video clips and images. Upon receipt of applications, the examining panel will be conducted by internal assessment meeting followed with final assessment which will be hosted on 6th September, 2020. Successful applicants will be invited to the official certification ceremony which will be broadcasted through our online live stream platform at later date. The certificates will be sent out by email and the details of certification will be published on the website.
All Chen Style Tai Chi instructors and students can apply for Instructor Certification by the following links:
- Pay Certification fee
On completion of your online payment you will receive a confirmation email containing your order number.
Please save this order number in a safe place because you will need it to complete your online application form.
- Complete and submit your application form for Instructor Accreditation
You will need to supply your application fee order number
- Upload supporting files
Please upload videos and/or images to support your Instructor Certification Application
- View/Edit Application
Go here to view your application or to make changes to it
There are 10 levels for the Chen’s Taichi Instructor Evaluation System under the Chen Zhenglei Taijiquan Federation. The system is especially designed according to the Chen’s family style Taichi. The system includes the basics postures and moves, silk reeling (spiral rotation) exercises, different traditional hand and weapon routine as well as the different kinds of techniques of push-hands and applications. Those who apply to be certified should have appropriate Taichi teaching skills as well as Taichi theories.
举办考核分两种形式：联盟总部举办和地方承办。考评组必须由三名联盟认证考评员组成, 其中至少一名需为外聘(非本地考评员)。 教练员认证考核考评组成员必须由5级以上考评员组成, 高级教练员认证考核组成员必须由联盟总部委派考评员组成。 考核可采取现场实地考核和视频平台远程考核形式。
The examination can be administered in one of the two ways: Federation Head Office Hosted or Local Institution Hosted. Examination panel must be consisted of three examiners certified by the Federation and at least one of the examiners must be non-local. Instructor exams must be conducted by level 5 or higher examiners. Advanced level instructor exams must be conducted by a examiner panel appointed by the Federation Head Office. Exams can be carried on-site or via remote video conference.
Grandmaster Chen Zhenglei – President and Chief Instructor
Chen Bin (Level 10),
Chen Juan (Level 10),
Chen Yuanyuan (Level 10),
Yan Zhigang (Level 9),
Liming Yue (Level 9),
Pete Hornby (Level 8),
Giuseppe Paterniti (Level 8),
Byron Hartman(Level 8),
Xu Li (Level 8),
Billy Greer (Level 7),
Fabio Varesi (Level 5),
John Higginson (Level 7),
Andrea Lori (Level 6),
Carla Scigliano (Level 5),
All applicants please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
International Instructor Examiner Certification
• 具备全面技术水平, 可以独当一面,单独主持工作, 可以解答教练员认证相应问题
Chen Zhenglei Taijiquan Federation certified instructor Examiners are appointed by the Technical Examination Committee. Requirements for the appointment are as the following:
• Grand Master Chen Zhengleis’ Disciple or Special appointment by Grand Master Chen Zhenglei
• Mastery of all required technical skills, can work independently and lead a team of examiners and can answer questions related to instructor certification.
• Hold valid intermediate or higher instructor certificate issued by the Federation
• Recommended by two current examiners or recommended directly by Grand Master Chen Zhenglei
主任 – 陈正雷
副主任 – 陈斌, 陈娟, 陈媛媛, 岳黎明, 严志刚
委员 – Byron, 徐利, Billy, Giuseppe, Peter Hornby
Federation Head Office Technical Examination Committee members
Director – Chen Zhenglei
Deputy Director – Chen Bin, Chen Juan, Chen Yuanyuan, Yue Liming, Yan Zhigang
Committee member: Byron Hartman, Xu Li, Billy Greer, Giuseppe Paterniti, Peter Hornby
International Grading Certification
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There are 10 levels for the Chen’s Taichi Grading System under the Chen Zhenglei Taijiquan Federation. The system is especially designed according to the Chen’s family style Taichi. The system includes the basics postures and moves, silk reeling (spiral rotation) exercises, different traditional hand and weapon routine as well as the different kinds of techniques of push-hands and applications. Those who apply to be certified should have appropriate Taichi skills.
考核形式：Format of Examination
The examination can be administered in one of the two ways: Federation Head Office Hosted or Local Institution Hosted. The examiners must at least 2 level above the applicants. Exams can be carried on-site or via remote video conference.