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Tim Exton has been appointed to the committee. He will bring a wealth of knowledge and fresh ideas into the mix. The existing committee welcome Tim for his enthusiasm

Dave Thew is the new Guinness Book of records holder for playing Tai Chi from go to whoa. I am sure that more details will be made public as soon as Dave gets his breath back: Mention must be made of the supporters that went down to Temuka to spur Dave on and keep him to the task.

Tai Chi World Record Attempt, 26-27 April 2019

Please support Dave Thew’s attempt to break the record for the World’s Longest Tai Chi Marathon – over 29 hours!!

Where: Temuka Alpine Energy Sports Centre, Temuka Domain, Temuka

When: Starts at 9:30am on Friday 26 April 2019, extending to Saturday 27 April 2019 (World Tai Chi & Qigong Day)

Donations: All funds raised will go to the Cancer Society Canterbury – West Coast Division. Please share this link widely:

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Jim Irwin

We welcome Jim Irwin, Yeung Tai Chi School, Christchurch to the Association.

Jim has been a tai chi practitioner for nearly 30 years and has been teaching Yang Family Tai Chi for 17 years. He is also a NVQ qualified instructor. Jim has a thorough and in-depth knowledge of both health and martial aspects of Tai Chi.

Please click here for Jim’s profile, or visit his website.