Tchaj-ti

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
703TAI Z 1 2T Czech winter and summer

Subject guarantor

Michael KŇAŽKO

Name of lecturer(s)

Michael KŇAŽKO

Learning outcomes of the course unit

  1. Exercises are focused on the mitigation of the unfavorable physical influences of stress on the body and mind.
  2. Meditation exercises cultivate focusing and an overall calming are aimed at maintaining obtimal health (in the sense of mitigating stress and maintaining balance).
  3. Ability to use Tai-chi as a form of self-defense is a test of this art.

Mode of study

Regular weekly instruction

Weekend courses

Prerequisites and co-requisites

No requirements.

Course contents

The traditional Chinese art taijiquan helps to promote efficiency and harmony of body and mind. It brings about calmness, relieves stress and aims at maintaining of optimal health.

Sylabus:

  1. Excercises to relieve physical and mental strain
  2. Meditative excersices
  3. Self-defence excercises

Recommended or required reading

YANG, Chengfu.

The Essence and Applications of Taijiquan, North Atlantic Books, 2005

CHEN, Weiming.

Tai Chi Chuan Ta Wen, Questions and Answers on Tai Chi Chuan, North Atlantic Books, 1985

FU, Zhongwen.

Mastering Yang Style Taijiquan, Blue Snake Books, 2006

Assessment methods and criteria

Credit based on attendance.

Further information

Course may be repeated

This course is an elective for all AMU students

Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:

06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
Wed
room 1
Pohybové studio AMU

(Tržiště 18, Praha 1)
KŇAŽKO M.
12:00–13:30
(parallel1)
room 1
Pohybové studio AMU

(Tržiště 18, Praha 1)
KŇAŽKO M.
15:00–16:30
(parallel2)
Thu
Fri
room 1
Pohybové studio AMU

(Tržiště 18, Praha 1)
KŇAŽKO M.
07:30–09:00
(parallel3)
room TR-Avalon
Avalon

(Tržiště 20, Praha 1 (vchod z Rektorátu AMU, Malostranské nám. 12))
KŇAŽKO M.
09:00–10:30
(parallel4)
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Wed 12:00–13:30 Michael KŇAŽKO Pohybové studio AMU
Tržiště 18, Praha 1
parallel1
Wed 15:00–16:30 Michael KŇAŽKO Pohybové studio AMU
Tržiště 18, Praha 1
parallel2
Fri 07:30–09:00 Michael KŇAŽKO Pohybové studio AMU
Tržiště 18, Praha 1
parallel3
Fri 09:00–10:30 Michael KŇAŽKO Avalon
Tržiště 20, Praha 1 (vchod z Rektorátu AMU, Malostranské nám. 12)
parallel4

Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

The subject is a part of the following study plans