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 Summer Camp  May 25, 2007

This letter officially opens registration for Grandmaster Cheng, JinCai and Dr. Shaoming Cheng’s Chen Style Tai Chi, Xingyi, & Bagua Summer Camp at the Howard Johnson’s Hotel 7800 N. IH35, Austin, Texas.  Check in and late registration begins at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, May 25, 2007 at the Howard Johnson.  Seminar sessions begin at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday May 26 and end on Monday, May 28 at 12:00 p.m.  Students complete the entire summer camp curriculum will receive a summer camp participation certificate.   

Instructions during the camp will center on the Chen Style Ba Fa (Eight Elements), Chen Village Secret Qigong, Chen Style 38 Form, Straight Sword, Push Hands, Qingna (Self-defense) Xingyi Five Animals Forms, Xingyi Linking Cannon and Bagua Traditional Forms.  The detailed schedule is available at On May 28th, the Chen Tai Chi Federation will have its annual Chen Style Tai Chi Examination.  Students can take the exam on the voluntary basis.  Students pass the exam will receive the Teaching Certificate or the Level Certificate (Belts).  The registration for taking the exam is separate from the Summer Camp Registration.  The details of the examination will be announced during the summer camp.   

Important Notes:  The price for this year’s camp will be $280.00.  There is a $20.00 discount for early registration. We only accept check or cash payment. Please fill out our website Summer Camp application. All full time summer camp members will receive a T-shirt, a Tai Chi music tape and instructional materials.  

Space in the camp is limited and reservations will be processed in the order received.  Once the camp is filled, remaining applicants will be placed on a waiting list.  You will receive an email confirmation of your status when your deposit is received.  Please make sure that you give your email address on our registration application. Registration priority will be given to full-time participants.  If you are interested in part time camp participation, please let me know and I will advise you at the beginning of May whether or not that option will be offered. 

Please make your Howard Johnson Hotel reservation soon.  Tell the reservation clerk that you are with the Chen Style Tai Chi Seminar.  The rate is $75.00 per night and it includes a free breakfast.  Each room can stay up to four people.  The Howard Johnson Hotel provides Airport transportation, a swimming pool and a fitness center. Please check our Questions and Answers page on 

Refund Policy: A full refund of the deposit is available if cancellation notice is received before April 14.  Deposits will be refunded at a 50% rate for cancellations after April 14 and up until May 12.  Cancellation after that time cannot be refunded. 

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