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Grandfather Provision Interim Period 2023 – 2026

A grandfather provision for membership applications will apply during the interim period from January 2023 to December 2026. Tai Chi/Qigong (TQ) masters/teachers who have teaching experience of a minimum of three years full-time or five years part-time and are currently teaching TQ are eligible to apply for membership as a Certified Tai Chi and Qigong Medical Instructor (CMTQI) designation of Health Promotion in the General category subject to the following conditions.

  1. Assessment of TQ skills and Competency
    a. Participated in an iMTQA workshop/ conference and demonstrated their TQ skills to the satisfaction of accreditation committee members; or
    b. Provided a 4-6 minute video for assessment and have demonstrated their level of TQ skills and competency (refer to video submission instructions).
  2. Supportive documents
    a. Provided three or more recommendation letters from their students and their previous Tai Chi/ Qigong teachers/master.
    b. Provided evidence of completion of the course “How to deliver Tai Chi/ Qigong safely (more than 2 hours program)” or made arrangements to undertake the course within 6 months of applying for membership.
    c. Provided a letter of intent to undertake basic education in clinical aspects of TQ approved by the iMTQA.

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