04jul(jul 4)7:30 am07(jul 7)10:30 pmNazzano, Italy: 2024 Summer Campwith Instructor Joshua Craig, Instructor Dino Fiaschi

Event Details

Join us in the beautiful Italian countryside, as we train Zhong Xin Dao I Liq Chuan, the art of Grandmaster Sam F.S. Chin! All levels are invited to join us, from complete beginners to advanced practitioners! For those of you in our Instructor Training Program, this year we will be offering the following prerequisite Instructor Training Courses: SE, S1, S2 & S3.

This year’s camp will be held at Ecoturismo Tevere Farfa, a beautiful spot located in the the Tevere Farfa Nature Reserve in Nazzano (RM), about 40 km from Rome. Ecoturismo Tevere Farfa is the perfect location to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life and to focus on training. Come and enjoy Italian hospitality and cuisine, and train with an amazing community of people!

Transport from Rome to the Summer Camp: If you are flying into Italy, please let us know your flight information, and we can assist you in traveling from Rome to the camp.

The Training

During this 4-day intensive (30+hours of training!), you will be able to train and relax in a beautiful environment, surrounded by friends, both old and new. Through this process you will deepen your understanding of yourself, as well as your relationship with the world around you.

Everyday we will look at a specific set of exercises highlight particular concepts and principles.

  • Thursday: Absorb-Project
  • Friday: Three Dimensions, Condense-Expand & Rotation with Circles
  • Saturday: Footwork, Stepping, and Throwing
  • Sunday: 21 Form Training we will look at a specific set of exercises highlight particular concepts and principles.

Each day will include a mix of qigong, solo, partner and assessment training with early morning, morning, afternoon and evening sessions:

  • Early Morning: Qigong
  • Morning: Solo Exercises
  • Afternoon: Partner Exercises
  • Evening: Preparation for Grading

Qigong: Every day before breakfast you will have the opportunity to open your body and still your mind with an hour of training, the ideal environment to develop the right quality of attention required to train for the rest of the day.

Solo Exercises: Instructors will train to guide your attention towards specific reference points, developing your concentration and honing your observation skills to allow you to recognize different qualities and their limits in movement.

Partner Exercises: Working with a partner will allow you to train to maintain your balance and harmony in application. Instructors will train to “feed” the correct energy so that you may hold your attention and observe each mechanism in action.

Preparation for Grading: Exam preparation will help you to recognize your progress and focus on the essential aspects of each exercise, and to consolidate the training from earlier in the day. Instructors will train to be able to assess students as well as be able to communicate the grading criteria for each level.

Instructor Training
Our summer camp is an annual event and and will showcase a diverse array of instructors, both in training and established, who will support Joshua and Dino throughout the training sessions.

In addition to the standard training classes accessible to all attendees, we will also be providing Instructor Training Courses. These sessions are designed to cater to individuals enrolled in our Instructor Training Programs.

This summer camp offers a unique opportunity for participants to engage with instructors from around Italy and for aspiring instructors to gain essential practice time under continuous guidance from our Headquarters.

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By the end of this 4-day immersion at Ecoturismo Tevere Farfa, you will have trained through the Zhong Xin Dao Learning Process, have a complete home practice method, as well being capable of holding attention to observe the universal principles of human movement in action!

Online Registration and Payments

Workshop Dates
Thursday July 6 to Sunday July 9

Workshop Schedule
07:30-08:30 Qigong
08:30-09:30 Breakfast
09:30-13:30 Solo Training
09:30-13:30 Instructor Training, Part 1
13:30-14:30 Lunch
14:30-16:00 Free Time
16:00-19:00 Partner Training
16:00-19:00 Instructor Training, Part 2
19:15-20:15 Supper
20:30-22:30 Assessment Training
20:30-22:30 Instructor Training, Part 3

Workshop Fee
All-Inclusive Members €400 / All-Inclusive Non-Members €450
The price of the camp includes all training, meals (three meals per day – vegetarian or meat-based), and accommodations.

Training Only Members €250 / Training Only Non-Members €300
If you wish to stay with us for lunch the cost is 15€ per meal.

Registration:
To reserve your spot, please click on the payment link below. You may pay online via credit card or through your PayPal account.



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Time

4 (Thursday) 7:30 am - 7 (Sunday) 10:30 pm(GMT+02:00)

Location

Ecoturismo Tevere Farfa

Via della Vecchia Fornace 2 00060 Nazzano Roma

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