- Uniform & equipment
- Annual membership
- Monthly standing order for lessons
Imagine if you liked cross-country cycling, scuba diving, golf or fishing?
Or if you wanted to learn a new language or how to play an instrument?
Would it cost less?
A martial artist is paying to learn a skill: self defence.
That skill typically involves getting fit and healthy, confident and happy.
Many martial art styles and systems can only be practiced safely until a certain age.
You can continue tai chi indefinitely; and it will keep on improving your health and wellbeing.
Tai chi is a lifelong investment.
Despite all these considerations, the real commitment is time and energy, not money.