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Tai-Chi Sword Instructor

Private Certification Workshop:

Tai-Chi Sword Instructor (15-hour program)


Workshop Description:

Tai-Chi Sword Instructor Certification Workshops will be offered at Helen Wu’s Tai-Chi Studio. The program will include theory and practicum training with a total of 15 hours. Once you have decided to join the program, Grandmaster Helen Wu will design a course outline based on your preferences for training times, dates and schedules. Students will become qualified teacher to impart the Grandmasters’ Tai-Chi Sword training system.

Tai-Chi Sword techniques and training system, based on ancient Chinese martial arts, also incorporate the teachings of Professor Ju-Rong Wang and her daughter Grandmaster Helen Wu reflecting on decades of teaching experience.

Training Location: Scarborough, Ontario, Canada. Major intersection is Bellamy Rd N & Lawrence Ave E. Contact Grandmaster Helen Wu for studio location.

Fee and Payment Methods: $1,500 (15-hour workshop) per student. The textbook will be included.

$300 / session; students may pay by Interac e-Transfer or cash to Grandmaster Helen Wu at each workshop. The swords will be available to be purchased in the class.

Fee and Payment Methods for International students: US$1,500 (15-hour workshop) students may pay with certified cheque or cash to Grandmaster Helen Wu at the first workshop.

Class Schedule: Students can discuss availability with Grandmaster Helen Wu and book a class time that fits their availability.

Application/Registration: To be considered as a student, please contact Grandmaster Helen Wu to schedule a 15-minute phone interview. Prior training experience is not necessary, but this is to ensure students are respectful. Cell: 416-919-7652, E-mail:

Please note: Each class will have a 20-hour at-home practice requirement which must be completed in order to obtain certification. Grandmaster Helen Wu will specify the at-home practice material at the end of each class.

Workshop Schedule


Class Time


Workshop 1

3-Hour Class

1. History and Lineage of Tai-Chi Single Sword

2. Basic Tai-Chi Sword Techniques

Workshop 2

3-Hour Class

3. Tai-Chi Sword Routine – Section 1 & 2

Workshop 3

3-Hour Class

4. Tai-Chi Sword Routine – Section 3 & 4

Workshop 4

3-Hour Class

5. Review and Instructional Class

6. Teaching Tips

Workshop 5

3-Hour Class

7. Review and Practical Exam

8. Certification