Describe the meaning of 'Chi'. Examine the causes and effects of energy loss. Explain in your own words the 'Theory of Circulation'. Describe how Taoists perceive the 7 glands. Discuss the significance of the Thyroid Gland. Introduce Ch'i and the Meridian System showing how they influence the functioning of the human body. List 4 disorders that can be found along the heart meridian. Analyse 4 uses of the small intestine meridian. Analyse the Taoist system of dis-ease prevention and discuss the importance of the Nervous System and the Five Elements Theory.
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Distance Learning Course of 8 Lessons
The term Chi-Kung translates as breathing or energising exercises, from which the benefits are immediately reaped. The exercises are enough to instill within us a kind of fervour which will move us forward along a path of greater understanding, longevity and spiritual understanding.
Anybody, regardless of age, health or condition, can practise the exercises of their choice any time, anywhere, and no equipment is required. A course for study at home with tutor support to motivate and encourage you.
- The theory of Chi-Kung
- Outline of practice
- Training theory
- Signs of correct practice
- The theory of energy
- Rules of practice
- The exercises
On completion of your course, you will receive two qualifications:
Qualification 1: Chi-Kung Diploma
Chi-Kung Diploma issued entitling you to use the letters SAC Dip after your name.
Qualification 2: ASET Level 3 Chi-Kung Award
This Course leads to an ASET Level 3 Award Certificate for successful learners. That means that it is independantly accredited at a level of learning equivalent to level 3 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland (in which case GCSE's are at levels 1 and 2 and A Levels are at level 3).
The Award has been designed by a learning provider to meet specific learners' or employers' requirements and as such is not listed as a qualification on NQF. While the duration, content or assessment may vary from similar national qualifications, in accrediting the programme at level 3, ASET attests that its learning outcomes are at an equivalent level to a level 3 national qualification.
At the end of the course you will receive an award issued by Solo Learning Learning Academy, and also gain full ASET accreditation for the course.
With this course you will have unlimited access to your own personal tutor who specialises in their field of study. It is your personal tutor's role to ensure that you receive constructive feedback and to deal with any queries you may have.
You will also have access to a dedicated and friendly team of administrators and course advisors who offer sound and professional guidance and advice when you need it. This ensures that you will never feel neglected and that you will always succeed!
This is only an approximate figure and is dependant upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each lesson there is a question paper that needs to be completed and returned to your tutor. You should allow at least 1 - 2 hours of study to complete each question paper.
Duration of learning programme 11 weeks x 10 hours*
Total number of learning hours per programme 110**
* Unlike traditional schools, colleges or universities, there are no terms, semesters, or specified intake dates for our uniquely flexible distance education courses. Our system of continuous enrolment means that our students can enrol on any day and at any time of the year. This allows our students the freedom to plan their studies to fit in with their lifestyle or work commitments.
** Please note that this is only an approximate figure and is dependant upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and also how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each module there is a question paper which needs to be completed and returned to your personal tutor.
After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.
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- Study Guide
- Full Tutor and Admin support
- The course fee includes the NCFE registration and certification fee (valued at up to £30.00).
- Discuss the basic physical needs required in our lives, Taoism and the nature of energy
- Summarise the effects of:
Lack of proper consumption of nutrients
Lack of motion
Lack of proper motion
- Evaluate what the following Categories consist of:
- Describe the meaning of ‘Chi'
- Examine the causes and effects of energy loss
- Explain in your own words the ‘Theory of Circulation'
- Describe how Taoists perceive the 7 glands
- Discuss the significance of the Thyroid Gland
- Introduce Ch'i and the Meridian System showing how they influence the functioning of the human body
- List 4 disorders that can be found along the heart meridian
- Analyse 4 uses of the small intestine meridian
- Analyse the Taoist system of dis-ease prevention and discuss the importance of the Nervous System and the Five Elements Theory
- Identify how you would strengthen the nervous system
- Introduce the Five Elements giving their appropriate functions
- Examine the 2 cycles indicating interaction between the Five Elements
- Evaluate the various Tao exercises indicating their beneficial effects
- Explain the relationship between an exercise and its specific animal
- Describe which dis-eases and dis-orders these exercise are appropriate for
- Examine the energising properties of directionality, the concept of Biorhythms and the Twelve Zodiac Exercises
- Summarise the process for the application of:
The Northern Exercise
The Eastern Exercise
The Southern Exercise
- Evaluate your comprehension of Biorhythms
- Summarise the process for:
Watch B exercise
Watch C exercise
- Identify the exercises designed to unite the mind and body in order to bring about relaxation
- Discuss the importance of regularly exercising the nerves
- Define 6 benefits of the Deer Exercise
- Discuss the Crane and Turtle exercises showing how they benefit the human body
- Introduce the organs which benefit from Crane Exercises
- Evaluate why it is important to exercise the neck area
- Introduce and define your understanding of the principle of Immortal Breathing
- Describe in which sequence the Small Heavenly Cycle is done
- Compare the Large Heavenly Cycle against the Small Heavenly Cycle