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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
703TAI Z 1 2 exercise hours (45 min) of instruction per week, 7 to 12 hours of self-study 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 lessons.

Taiji lessons are conducted in Czech and English.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

No prior knowledge requirements are needed to enroll in this course.

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

During the course it is necessary to pay attention to SAFETY and DISCIPLINE and strictly FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS given by the instructor.

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.

Course web page

http://www.tradicnitaiji.cz/

Further information

Course may be repeated

This course is an elective for all AMU students

Schedule for winter semester 2022/2023:

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
room R102
Učebna

(Karlova 26, Praha 1)
KŇAŽKO M.
18:30–20:00
(parallel1)
Lesson only for 1st year KALD
Wed
room 1
Pohybové studio AMU

(Tržiště 18, Praha 1)
KŇAŽKO M.
12:00–13:30
(parallel2)
room 1
Pohybové studio AMU

(Tržiště 18, Praha 1)
KŇAŽKO M.
15:00–16:30
(parallel3)
Thu
Fri
room 1
Pohybové studio AMU

(Tržiště 18, Praha 1)
KŇAŽKO M.
07:00–08:30
(parallel4)
room TR-Avalon
Avalon

(Tržiště 20, Praha 1 (vchod z Rektorátu AMU, Malostranské nám. 12))
KŇAŽKO M.
08:30–10:00
(parallel5)
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Tue 18:30–20:00 Michael KŇAŽKO Učebna
Karlova 26, Praha 1
Lesson only for 1st year KALD parallel1
Wed 12:00–13:30 Michael KŇAŽKO Pohybové studio AMU
Tržiště 18, Praha 1
parallel2
Wed 15:00–16:30 Michael KŇAŽKO Pohybové studio AMU
Tržiště 18, Praha 1
parallel3
Fri 07:00–08:30 Michael KŇAŽKO Pohybové studio AMU
Tržiště 18, Praha 1
parallel4
Fri 08:30–10:00 Michael KŇAŽKO Avalon
Tržiště 20, Praha 1 (vchod z Rektorátu AMU, Malostranské nám. 12)
parallel5

Schedule for summer semester 2022/2023:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

The subject is a part of the following study plans