A Tai Chi Chuan Instructor needs at least 10 years of experience and a serious commitment to home practice.
Martial Instructors must show clear evidence of ability in all 8 areas of skill.
An Expert has 20 years study and 10,000 hours of practice.
A Master should have 30-40 years martial arts experience,
with at least 30,000 hours of
tai chi practice.
They are capable of teaching other Instructors.
A Grandmaster must have taught an extensive number of
They would be in a position of significant responsibility within a school
and have influence within the wider tai chi/martial arts community.