MASTER BOB BOYD
2019 October 28th to November 1st
Robert Boyd disciple of IP TAI TAK, who was the first disciple to Yang Sau Chung, is invited by Thierry Bae, who is his first disciple. He will teach the « snake style », the hidden style of the Yang family. The Snake Style is the most martial and best preserved form of Yang family Taiji Quan.
Practising snake style particularly develops each one’s potential for martial skills within the principles of Taiji Quan. Applying flexibility in the completion of the Snake Style, including animation of the spine and internal muscles, involves a powerful bio-mechanocal work that provides a unique exercise for health and longevity.
The first two days are open to all people practicing the Snake style
Monday October 28th and Tuesday October 29th
Internal body preparation, softening of the spine, relationship to the ground, muscle relaxation
Hand form explanations and going deeper into principles of Snake Style
Wednesday October 30th
Qi gong in connection with Tai ji
Martial applications in the form and two persons set
Training days reserved for teachers of ISSA or affiliated.
Thursday October 31th and Friday November 1st
Ding Bu Quan
Site de la Chapelle, 13 km outside of Avignon
The workshop takes place at Site du château de la Chapelle, in the village of Châteauneuf- de-Gadagne, 1462 avenue Voltaire Garcin (13 km outside of Avignon).
Arrival by car to the Château: Highway A7, exit “Avignon Nord”, follow direction “Avignon”, then “Morières-Lès-Avignon”. Cross the village and follow direction « Isle-sur-Sorgue » or «Châteauneuf-de-Gadagne ». At the entrance of the village, after the intersection, follow “centre ville”, then turn left after the gas station ESSO direction “Salle Arbousière”. Follow the road until the parking outside of the Château’s garden.
Arrival by train: arrive at railway station “Avignon Centre” to take a local train to « Gadagne » ( time schedule available on the web, take only the direct trains)
(or) the bus line 6 to Châtauneuf de Gadagne, and ask to stop at the gas station.
When you arrive at Avignon TGV station, there is a shuttle train every 10mn, from the TGV station to Avignon Centre.
Here or near the « Château de la Chapelle »
Two hosting formulas: full board or meal midday only.
Full board possible (double rooms in chalets or hostel style building), meals freshly prepared by professional cook in the Château. All participants take lunch together at the Château.