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"Work Shop was a great success and Grandmaster Chen will be back in Los Angeles on February 13 -14, 2010!"

Date: February 21 & 22, 2009

Time: Begins at 9:00 AM

Location: University Of California, Irvine




February 21 - 22, 2009

This event is sponsored by Tai Chi Works and will take place in spectacular Southern California at the University of California, Irvine, ARC Facility. The ARC facility is a beautiful 100,000 square foot full health and fitness facility with spacious workout areas that provides an outstanding training environment. Two amazing days with this legendary Grandmaster of the ancient art of Tai Chi Chuan are now being offered on a very limited attendance venue.

Grandmaster William C.C. Chen

Grandmaster William C.C. Chen

William Chi-Cheng Chen

William C. C. Chen was born in Chekiang, China. He started teaching Tai Chi Chuan at the beginning of the 1950s while training as a live-in student of the famous Great-Grandmaster Cheng Man-Ching who preferred to be called Professor Cheng. Besides being the youngest of Professor Cheng's senior student, he was also a favorite disciple. In the 1950s he was involved competitively in the various free-style, Chinese Wushu. In 1958, he won second place in the Taiwan National Olympic Competition. Grandmaster William C. C. Chen has devoted his life to the study of body mechanics and the effects of Tai Chi Chuan for art of self-defense as well as on physical health, and to the application of the principles of Tai Chi Chuan. His approach is to make Tai Chi Chuan simple, easier, natural, enjoyable and productive.


Classes will be conducted to offer the maximum learning experience to the broadest range of students, from beginner to advanced. Classes will begin on Saturday at 9:00 AM and end on Sunday at 3:00 PM.

Grandmaster Chen, sharing his 50 plus years of experience and insight, will guide you through this two day program which will energize and challenge you, providing a full, rich tai chi experience. Instruction will include Yang Short Form, Yang Sword Form, Form Applications, Push Hands and Body Mechanics. Additionally, Grandmaster Chen will provide very limited availability for private lessons, which must be scheduled prior to start of the weekend.


The Anteater Recreation Center at the University of California, Irvine

The Anteater Recreation Center (ARC) is at 680 California Avenue, Irvine, California, on the eastern side of the University of California campus. Their phone number is (949) 824-5346. The ARC is located near the end of California Street, on the eastern side of the University of California campus, south of Campus Drive.


The Orange County Airport is the nearest air transportation facility. LAX, Ontario and Long Beach Airports are 25 - 60 minutes away from the event. Please shuttle, cab or rent a car to get to your hotel from the airport.




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Send in your deposit of $150.00 by December 30, 2008. Make checks payable to Tai Chi Works. Send registration forms and payments to Tai Chi Works, 9461 Charleville Blvd, # 282, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. For more information call 310-872-6112. A late fee of $35.00 will be charged for registration dated after January 30, 2008. All balances must be paid in full by January 19, 2009. A cancellation fee of $150.00 will be charged for any cancellation. All fees and tuition paid are non-refundable after February 1, 2009.


Please bring your own food and drink to the event. The ARC has a snack bar and several eateries are a short walk away from the event. There will be a two hour lunch break to allow time for nourishment and rest.

Several hotels are a short car ride away. For a list of recommended hotels please contact TCI management. 

“I have been a student of martial arts for over 40 years. In opinion, William C.C. Chen is by far the most powerful and effective Tai Chi Teacher today. Serious practitioner of Tai Chi can't afford to miss this workshop”

Greg Brodsky

Business Consultant.

Attending a William C.C. Chen workshop is a rare opportunity to make a direct and personal connection to Tai Chi legend and at the same time experience Grandmaster Chen’s ability to connect with each student individually on a very personal level. This assures that everyone takes home something of value regardless of his/her level of experience.

Michael Laufenburger

Retired Pharmacist

The Tai Chi Intensive will give the beginning student a solid approach to Tai Chi fundamentals. You will enjoy classes that will develop a strong foundation for future Tai Chi training. Intermediate and advanced students will gain knowledge and experience that could be only best learned with a world renowned Tai Chi Grandmaster’s guidance.

Grandmaster Chen’s great love for teaching and the sharing of his immense Tai Chi knowledge provides a rare opportunity for the participants in this Intensive. The number of registrants for this event will be very limited and previous events with Grandmaster Chen have sold out quickly. Please fill out the application form above and send in your deposit of $150.00 to secure your spot right away. If you have any questions please call 310-872-6112.

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