Intermediate Tai Chi

Course Description

Further examination of Physical Education through the ancient exercise of Tai Chi. Includes the well-known short forms consisting of 24 or 36 postures. Complete and polish movements of the 24 Tai Chi set, self-defense applications, "push-hands," and sparring will be performed. Review and embody principles of unity, centering, balance, alignment, breath and mind intent, "yin and yang" relationships and the development of Tai Chi at an intermediate level. Benefits of Tai Chi exercise relative to age, gender and environmental conditions will be studied. The course will incorporate basic exercise physiology, nutrition, strength development, flexibility and meditation techniques as related to Tai Chi and health.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
25205 KNES 12J 62 M·W···· 05:30 PM-06:20 PM Coleen Lee-Wheat PE15

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2019-09-23 to 2019-12-13.

Course Details

0.5 Units
Two hours laboratory for the one-half unit course (24 hours total per quarter); three hours laboratory for the one unit course (36 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


See general education pages for the requirement this course meets.
KNES 12H or KNES 12HX, or comparable level, or permission of instructor.
EWRT 211 and READ 211 (or LART 211), or ESL 272 and 273.

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