Hout Bay Tai Chi master, Sifu (teacher) Xiong Changsen and his students represented the Western Cape at the South African Wushu Federation’s 2023 Championships, held at UCT, at the weekend, collectively winning 27 medals in total.
The team also impressed at last year’s national championships in Roodepoort, Gauteng, winning 30 medals in total.
Xiong says Tai Chi is a flowing and graceful Chinese martial art that promotes physical and mental well-being in people of all ages and that anybody can learn to master it. Classes are held in Hout Bay and Athlone and includes training on the beach. For more information, email Xiong.Changsen@gmail.com or call 074 583 8888.