Combat

We offer world class combative training in traditional Chinese martial arts. Our emphasis is on effective practice and a good community spirit.

Wellness

Arts that promote health and wellness that are based on ancient Chinese know-how. Calming exercises in good company bring a new source of freshness to your every day life.

Combat

World-class combat instruction.

Wellness

Arts that promote health and wellness

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Autumn season courses are starting!

Greetings! Summer begins to slowly turn to autumn, but Baji Association will continue excellent training. If you want to find a new hobby, invest in your well-being, or develop your fighting skills, then we're an association for you. Now it is a good time to put the...

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PARK PRACTICES 2017

SUMMER'S UNOFFICIAL PARK PRACTICES 2017 (BEGINNING ON 29.5.) Summer is closing in and our weekly official lessons are done for this spring. Our active training culture has not, however, stopped at this time of year. Summer's unofficial park practices in Töölönlahti,...

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Combat

The martial arts at the Baji Association are traditional Chinese martial arts. Chinese Martial Arts wasn’t buried in the annals of history or in B-movies, it’s a tradition still alive today. The head teacher of the association, Lü Baochun, is a pupil in a direct line of descent from the old grand masters and you have a unique opportunity to be a part of a thousand-year tradition.

Baji

Historically a popular martial art among bodyguards, that is based on simple, aggressive forward movement and explosive force of the entire body.

Xingyi

One of the oldest Chinese martial arts, based on the combination of straightforward techniques and willpower.

Weapons

Weapons and techniques straight from the battlefields of historical China, which can be trained alongside other martial arts.

Wellness

The Baji Association offers high quality teaching to promote health and wellness. Our head teacher Lü Baochun is a master of ancient Chinese tradition in a direct line of descent. Whether you’re searching for a balance to a hectic everyday life, a good physical hobby or a possibility to better concentrate on yourself our teachers will help you forwards in your own situation. You’ll have better fitness, you will learn to manage stress better and you’ll learn to concentrate on that which matters. The Chinese arts are an excellent route for self-reflection. Take your first steps on a lifelong journey towards balance in mental and physical wellness with us.

Yang Taiji

Meditative movement and peace, search of relaxation and inner strength.

Chen Taiji

More combat-oriented original taiji, combining a meditative search for relaxation and the body control of a martial art.

Qigong

A peaceful health-promoting exercise, which relaxes the body and calms the mind and also helps to learn to breathe in the proper way.

The Baji Association is an oasis of traditional Chinese martial and wellness promoting arts in the middle of the hustle and bustle of the city in Helsinki. We have been a visible part of the cultural landscape of the city of Helsinki since the year 2000. You may have walked past our training sessions in Töölönlahti park where our association has practice sessions especially in the summertime.

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The Baji Association is an oasis of traditional Chinese martial and wellness promoting arts in the middle of the hustle and bustle of the city in Helsinki. We have been a visible part of the cultural landscape of the city of Helsinki since the year 2000. You may have walked past our training sessions in Töölönlahti park where our association has practice sessions especially in the summertime.

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Something for everyone

Whether you’re interested in the deepest meaning of martial arts or finding yourself, you will find the guidance and support that you need from us. What would your choice be?
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Lü Baochun

Head teacher of the Baji Association

Master Lü Baochun has lived and taught Chinese martial arts in Helsinki since the year 2001. His history of practice goes back a lot further- all the way to the turbulent 1960s in China, when he started learning martial arts under his father’s tutelage. Master Lü’s life’s work among the different martial arts has made him a gentle, professional and very responsible teacher.

As a teacher Lü Baochun is easily approachable and he takes into account the personal skills of each of his students. His experience of Chinese martial arts of over 40 years guarantees his students and inexhaustible source of knowledge. You’re welcome to learn with us.

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