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Peter Farrell MNIMH AMAA


Peter is the Chief Instructor and one of the founding members of the Fylde Tai Chi Association. Peter has studied and practiced Tai Chi/Qigong for almost 40 years. Since first learning Peking Tai Chi, a standardised form of Yang Tai Chi, from Miss Rose Li, he has studied other forms with various teachers: most notably Sun Style internal arts from Sifu Bob Melia; his teachers, Master Lei Shi Tai and Sifu Dave Martin, a first generation student of the late Grandmaster Sun Jian Yun. Sun style Tai Chi now comprises a major part of Peter's daily practice.
Peter also studied Chu Gar Hung Kuen and Qigong under the guidance of his brother, Master John Farrell,the senior student of Grandmaster Chu Shiu Woon. He holds an honours degree in both Herbal medicine and Health Science for which his final thesis was "Qigong: A Scientific Perspective" which has subsequently been published in the Qi Journal. He is also co-author of  "Understanding Chi Kung."
Please email Peter if you require more information.

Martin Brady AMAA

Martin is a Senior Instructor and one of the founding members of the Fylde Tai Chi Association. He has studied Tai Chi and other martial arts for 15 years. In particular, he has studied Yang Style and Sun Style Tai Chi under the guidance of Peter Farrell and Bob Melia.
Martin has a keen interest in Tai Chi and Qigong as a preventative health strategy and actively supports Active Practice, based in Blackpool. He holds an Honours degree in Medical Microbiology and a Masters degree in Industrial Biotechnology.

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