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GCPE 1066 Tai Chi

Course Aims:

This course aims to acquaint students with the basic knowledge and skills of Tai Chi. It also provides students with an understanding of the principles of a healthy lifestyle and means to apply fundamental sports science knowledge to analyze and enhance Tai Chi performance. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to perform the 24-form Tai Chi Chun and adopt an active healthy lifestyle.

 

Course Intended Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

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Course Intended Learning Outcomes (CILOs)

1

Explain the rules and safety precautions of Tai Chi;

2

Engage in practicing and performing Tai Chi at a social level;

3

Apply sports science knowledge to analyze and enhance Tai Chi performance;

4

Describe the relationship between participation in sports and healthy lifestyle;

5

Develop a positive attitude towards sportsmanship, fair play and team spirit.

 

Assessment Methods:

  Type of Assessment Methods

Weighting

   Participation

40%

   Skill Assessment

40%

   Written Examination

20%

 

Key References:

1.

Delza, S. (1996). The Tài-chi Chuan experience: Reflections and perceptions on

        body-mind harmony. New York: State University of Press.

2.

Kobayashi, P., & Kobayashi, T. (2006). T’ai Chi Ch’uan: Becoming one with

        the Tao. Rutland, Vt.: Tuttle Publication.

3.

The Chinese WuShu Association. (2001). Taiji Quan: 48 Forms. Beijing: Foreign

        Languages Press.

4.

Yang, Y. (2005). Taijiquan: The art of nurturing, the science of power.

        Champaign, Ill.: Zhenwu Publications.

5.

蔡新林(2006)。太極十三勢圖說:太極學綱要合肥市:安徽大學出

        版社

6.

鄭勤(2004)。太極文化與功法武漢市:湖北人民出版社

 

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