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.
- 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).
- 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.