Resident teacher in Valencia, Spain for the last 12 years, Johan Duquet teaches CHEN TAIJI QUAN in the direct lineage of Grandmaster CHEN Zhenglei as taught by MASTER FU NENGBIN in China; using their methods to teach a complete curriculum that ranges from meditation to self-defense.
Johan teaches seminars on Taiji and pushhands in among other places Spain, Belgium, Uk, Slovenia & China. As a competitor he has obtained several prizes in China competing in both Taiji forms and Pushhands
No ano 2012 desloquei-me a Valência , Espanha, para participar pela primeira vez a um seminário de Tai Chi com o mestre Fu Nengbin, e foi aí que conheci pessoalmente o professor Johan Duquet, o organizador do evento. Após esse ano, tive a sorte de poder fazer alguns treinos de Tai Chi e um curso sobre Tui Shou ministrado por ele. As aulas dadas seguem uma ordem lógica de progressão, com explicações claras para poder acompanhar sem dificuldade.
Para mim o professor Johan Duquet é um praticante de Tai Chi acima da média, um excelente professor, que mantém-se sempre actualizado e procura aprofundar os seus conhecimentos. Defino como uma pessoa muito profissional, com uma boa metodologia de treino e bastante acessível para quem queira aprender Tai Chi estilo Chen da linhagem do Grão-Mestre Chen Zhenglei.
Professor de Tai Chi
In 2012 I travelled to Valencia, Spain to attend for the first time a Tai Chi seminar taught by Master Fu NengBin and this is where I met the teacher Johan Duquet, who was hosting this event. Later I was lucky to be able to join several Tai Chi training sessions and a seminar on Tuishou taught by him. The classes followed a logical progression with clear explications making it easy to follow.
For me teacher Johan Duquet is an above average Taiji practitioner and an excellent teacher who is always evolving and looking to deepen his knowledge. I consider him to be a very professional teacher who uses good training methods and is very open to those looking to learn Chen style Tai Chi of Grandmaster Chen ZhengLei”s lineageDomingos Antunes
Es un maestro chapo cada instante con el mejoras sabe analizar a cada persona para que esta evolucione ,y como persoona muy grande tiene el corazon.
He is an amazing Master with whom you improve every moment spent; he can analyze anyone and see what each person needs to grow and is just a great person with a golden heart.
Naxo De La Encina
Johan, our good taichi brother, has developed variety of experiences in different soft martial arts. We were privileged to have him in Slovenia for a few push hands seminars. He was also hosting international teachers class at the occasion of our taichi Master Fu Nengbin’s visit in Valencia. We were always enjoying his lecturing skills, a good humor and a soft touch of a personal friendship. His seminars were always a good inspiration for further practice.Marco & Dragi
“Johan Duquet es un excelente profesional del Taijiquan, su pasión por este arte lo demuestra en la calidad de su enseñanza, mostrando una profundización en el entendimiento de la técnica y un destacado conocimiento de las aplicaciones marciales y de las diferentes modalidades de Tui Shou.”
Johan Duquet is an excellent Taijiquan professional, his passion for this art is reflected in the quality of his teachings, showing a profound understanding of the techniques and an exceptional knowledge on martial applications and the different formats of Tui Shou.
Alex Mieza ‘Zī Xiǎo’ 资晓
16th Generation Wudang Sanfeng Pai
“Después de haber asistido a varios cursos impartidos por Johan Duquet, destacaría tanto su gran conocimiento técnico como gran capacidad didáctica. En sus cursos , bien estructurados y conducidos , se hace evidente una minuciosa preparación previa enfocada a hacer llegar a los alumnos a la comprensión de las bases del taichi/tuishou. Johan es el profesor más indicado para los alumnos que quieran ir mas allá de una mera memorización de formas,patrones y técnicas. Gran persona y gran profesor! Javier Adsuara Técnico deportivo 3Dan wushu -taichi(RFJDA)”
After having attended several seminars taught by Johan Duquet I would underline both his deep technical knowledge and great teaching skills. It is obvious that his seminars, which are well structured and lead, have been prepared meticulously in order to lead the students to an understanding of the essentials of Taichi/Tuishou. Johan is the go to teacher for students who want more than just memorizing forms, patterns and techniques. A great person and a great teacher!Javier Adsuara
We can arrange accommodation for you from €30 per night at a beautiful hotel nearby, rated 9.5 on Booking.com There is also a 5* luxury spa hotel 15 minutes away.
Vegetarian lunch is available or choose a 3-course meal with drinks and coffee at a local restaurant, daily menu is €7.50 all inclusive.
5 Day Tai Chi Retreat - Portugal 2016
- The full course including detailed instruction on each move.
- Suitable for beginners.
2 day Weekend only option
- For those that can’t make the full 5 days, or for those who wish to refresh their knowledge of the form.
A message from the organiser.
I studied most days with Johan at his school in Valencia for 1 month, after evaluating schools in that part of Spain. I had a great time learning and hanging out with Johan and his students there. Having given myself the opportunity by taking the time away from work, the practice helped me to feel healthier and stronger and also calmer and more focused mentally. Johan is a great teacher and dedicated to this art form, so please come visit us in beautiful Portugal, near Mortágua for a 5 day (or just 2 if you can only make the weekend) T’ai Chi seminar. If you love t’ai chi or you just want to create some space in your life to improve your health this is a great opportunity. You will also get to learn the practical self-defense applications of the movements and learn about breathing and posture. Johan is a great guy and I’m sure for all of us who attend, it’s going to be really good fun, I’m very excited! I hope to see you there soon. Matt.