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Beginners' courses

Learn the basics of taiji, wushu kungfu or health qigong by joining our beginners’ courses.

Practice with experienced teachers

Interested in Taiji, Wushu Kungfu or Qigong? Come and try the sports in our beginners’ courses! We usually organize new courses three times a year – at the beginning of the year, mid-spring, and fall. Spring’s first courses will start in January, and the second set of courses in April.

First beginners' courses of Spring 2023

Shifu Zhang Fang ohjaa taiji-tuntia

Taiji for beginners

Duration: 15.1. – 29.3.2023

Classes: Wed 18.00–19.00 + Sun 14.00–15.00

Place: Helsingin Wushu’s gym at the Cable Factory, D entrance, 4th floor

Price: 260€

In our upcoming 10-week taiji beginners’ course we will teach the classic Yang style 24 movements. The “Yang 24” is a great routine for beginners, but also suitable for more experienced taiji practitioners who wish to keep up or improve their basic techniques. The head teacher of the course will be master Zhang Fang.

As a training outfit we recommend comfortable, loose clothes, such as sweatpants and a t-shirt. You should also be wearing a pair of preferably flat-soled indoor training shoes with low collars.

Qigong-liikesarjat sisältävät rauhallisia liikkeitä

Health qigong for beginners | Ma Wang Dui

Duration: 16.1. – 27.3.2023

Classes: Mon 18.30–19.30

Place: Helsingin Wushu’s gym at the Cable Factory, D entrance, 4th floor

Price: 160€ (Practice both Qigong courses for 260€ and save 60€!)

In the course we practice the “Ma Wang Dui” health qigong -routine.

The head teacher of the course will be master Zhang Fang.

Get more health benefits by attending both qigong courses for a joint price of 260€, and save 60€!

As a training outfit we recommend comfortable, loose clothes, such as sweatpants and a t-shirt. You should also be wearing a pair of preferably flat-soled indoor training shoes with low collars.

Qigongin harjoittelu tuo monipuolisia terveyttä edistäviä vaikutuksia

Health qigong for beginners | Ba Duan Jin

Duration: 18.1. – 29.3.2023

Time: Wed 19.00–20.00

Place: Helsingin Wushu’s gym at the Cable Factory, D entrance, 4th floor

Price: 160€ (Practice both Qigong courses for 260€ and save 60€!)

In Wednesdays’ health qigong classes, we will be teaching the “Da Wu” routine.

The headteacher will be master Zhang Fang, who will be assisted by Jaana Meriläinen and Taina Pääkkönen.

If you would also like to participate in our Mondays’ “Ma Wang Dui” qigong course, the joint price for both courses is 260€ (save 60€).

As a training outfit, we recommend comfortable, loose clothes, such as sweatpants and a t-shirt. You should also be wearing a pair of preferably flat-soled indoor training shoes with low collars.

Taiji-tunneilla harjoitellaan mestari Zhang Fangin ohjauksessa

Senior Taiji for beginners

Duration: 17.1. – 28.3.2023

Classes: Tue 12.00–13.00

Place: Helsingin Wushu’s gym at the Cable Factory, D entrance, 4th floor

Price: 180€

In this course we will teach the 13-technique taiji routine, “Wu Bu Ba Fa“, which includes 5 simple footwork  and 8 hand techniques. This routine is an excellent way for seniors to learn the basics of taiji.

The headteacher is master Zhang Fang.

As a training outfit, we recommend comfortable, loose clothes, such as sweatpants and a t-shirt. You should also be wearing a pair of indoor training shoes with low collars.

Wushu Kungfu -tunneilla harjoitellaan potkuja

Wushu kungfu for beginners

Duration: 17.1. – 30.3.2023

Classes: Tue & Thu 17.30–18.45

Place: Helsingin Wushu’s gym at the Cable Factory, D entrance, 4th floor

Price: 240€

The course is suitable for grownups and teenagers above the age of 14. In our classes, you will learn a variety of kicks, punches, and other techniques.

The headteacher of the course will be master Zhang Fang, who will be assisted by Jaakko Hutchings and Tomi Laitinen.

As a training outfit, we recommend comfortable, loose clothes, such as sweatpants and a t-shirt. You should also be wearing a pair of indoor training shoes with low collars.

Helsingin Wushu järjestää lapsille omia wushu-tunteja

Children's wushu classes

Duration: 14.1. – 25.3.2023

Classes: Sat 13.00–14.00

Place: Helsingin Wushu’s gym at the Cable Factory, D entrance, 4th floor

Price: 160€

Children’s own Wushu kungfu course develops children’s coordination, mobility and fitness while children learn interesting kungfu kicks, punches and positions! Movements are practiced safely without contact, and in addition to the basics, children get to do both acrobatic and playful exercises.

The course is intended for 8-14 years old children interested in wushu kungfu.

The classes will mainly be taught in Finnish, but we do also take English speaking kids into consideration, where needed.

The head coach of the classes will be master Zhang Fang, who will be assisted by Tomi Laitinen and Iines Talarmo.

As a training outfit we recommend comfortable, loose clothes, such as sweatpants and a t-shirt. The child should also wear a pair of indoor training shoes with low collars.

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