Deyin Instructor Training - Level 4

Intermediate Instructor – Level 4

Level 4 Modules

  1. Sun Style 73 Step Competition form
  2. 42 Step Taijiquan
  3. 42 Step Taiji jian
  4. Taiji Kung Fu Fan 1st set
  5. Theory & Lecture on Tai Chi Principles


Level 4 Requirements

  • Promotion to level 4 is not automatic, even with satisfactory assessments in the required number of modules. Instructors will need to submit an application in writing for consideration.
  • Minimum of 2 × Level 3 modules achieved with scores in excess of 8.0 in assessment.
  • Minimum of 2 years as a Level 3 instructor from the day of qualification.
  • Annual membership must have been kept up to date continuously throughout the minimum 2 year period leading up to Level 4 qualification.
  • 2 out of 5 sets in the Level 4 list are required.
  • Must have regularly taught Tai Chi and Qigong throughout the 2 years leading up to Level 4 qualification, teaching a minimum of 2 classes per week (or 8 classes per month) for no less than 35 weeks in a year.
  • Instructors must have attended a minimum of 4 seminars or workshops with Master Tary or Faye (not including Health Qigong sets) for CPD, plus 1 Deyin Summer camp in the 2 year period.
  • Instructors at Level 4 must be Nominated by Master Tary or Master Faye.

Level 4 Obligations

  • Instructors should support Deyin seminars and events by taking part, and should encourage their students to partake for their continuing personal development.
  • Actively Promote the Deyin Taijiquan Institute and the system we teach.
  • Events or Seminars should be organised using Deyin as the front Logo.
  • Recruit minimum of 10 students to join Deyin as members, and maintain or increase the level of membership each year.
  • Revalidation of all qualified forms should be kept up to date. (Level 2 modules every 4 years, Level 3 & Level 4 modules every 2 years)

Level 4 Benefits

  • Instructors may conduct seminars or training courses on behalf of the Deyin Taijiquan Institute
  • Options to become a mentor to level 2 instructors, new instructors or instructors to be.
  • At our invitation, the possible appointment to become a Level 2 revalidation assessor
  • At our invitation, the possibility of conducting modules in the Level 1 instructor course at the Telford Centre.
  • Level 1 modules will no longer require revalidation
  • Additional discounts on certain selected Deyin seminars and courses (not including instructor modules)

Level 4 Notes

  • Assessment on forms will take place at the end of each module.
  • Only 2 of the 5 modules are required to achieve qualification. Instructors are nevertheless encouraged (but not required) to take on the rest of the Level 4 modules.


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