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Our primary ethos is to spread Tai Chi and Qi Gong throughout Ireland. We run regular workshops, teacher training, have guest Chinese Masters, and classes throughout the country

We are the Governing Body in Ireland for the promotion of Chinese Health Qi Gong with The International Health Qi Gong Federation China

Our Teachers

Each instructor has undertaken extensive training within our association and continual train with senior instructors and masters


We under go annual assessments and continual training with Grandmaster Liming Yue

John Collins 4th Duan Wei – Head Instructor Ireland Tai Chi Association


A journey to China in 2004,  ignited a passion for tai chi and qigong. Having trained in other martial arts for over 10 years, tai chi was that missing piece of the puzzle he was searching for.

His passion and dedication to training gained him one of the highest honors in Chen Tai Chi to be accepted as a direct student of the current family representative Grand Master Chen Zhenglei – the only Irish person to have received this honor and is also a senior indoor student of Grandmaster Liming Yue.

John travels to China regularly to improve his knowledge of Tai Chi and QiGong.

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Indoor Student Grandmaster Chen Zheng lei
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Senior Indoor Student Grand Master Liming Yue
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Level 6 Instructor Chen Zhenglei Federation
Health Qi Gong International Referee Cert
Health Qi Gong 3rd Duan Wei
Health Qi Gong Training Cert
Health Qi Gong Training Cert
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