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

Events

March 2019

Taiji seminar 9.-10.3.2019

March 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - March 10, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
Arabian nuorisotalo, Arabianpolku 1 A 2
Helsinki, Uusimaa 00560 Suomi
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TAIJI SEMINAR - RHYTHM & BREATH Baji Association organizes a weekend taiji seminar in Helsinki from 9th to 10th of March 2019. It is time to recognize the subtle effect of breathing in movement and it is time to find the natural rhythm of your breath. You are not changing the breath, but just following it and naturally joining it. Breathing will start the movement and end it. You have stepped to the internal side of taiji. The seminar is…

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Fighting seminar 23.-24.3.2019

March 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - March 24, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
Arabian nuorisotalo, Arabianpolku 1 A 2
Helsinki, Uusimaa 00560 Suomi
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MASTER LÜ’S TRAINING AND FIGHTING METHODS Baji Association organizes a weekend seminar in Helsinki from 23th to 24th of March 2019, where Master Lü Baochun will introduce his training and fighting methods. The use of body is essential for fighting skills. In this seminar, we will learn about the various exercises that can be used to fighting. Now is a good opportunity to get started in practical training or to get some new ideas for your own training. The seminar…

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April 2019

EASTER CAMP – 5 STEPS OF TAIJI 19.4.-22.4.2019

April 19, 2019 @ 9:00 am - April 22, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Kisakallion Urheiluopisto, Kisakalliontie 284
Lohja, Uusimaa 08360 Suomi
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EASTER CAMP - 5 STEPS OF TAIJI 19.4.-22.4.2019 Kisakallio, Lohja, Finland Master Lü Baochun’s seventh Easter Camp follows the 5 Steps of Taiji -program and the training proceeds from external practice gradually into internal practice of Taiji. The Easter Camp is a unique opportunity to all Taiji-practitioners to benefit from master Lüs transmission of ancient teachings and the principles of internal Taiji in a perceivable and executable form. Master Lü’s 5 Steps of Taiji -program advances from mastering the external…

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June 2019

International Chen Taiji & Baji seminar in Beijing 14-19.6.2019

June 10, 2019 @ 8:00 am - June 23, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Beijing – China Beijing, China

Baji Association Present: MASTER LÜ BAOCHUN’S BAJI AND CHEN TAIJI SEMINAR IN CHINA FRIDAY 14.6.- WEDNESDAY 19.6.2019 BEIJING, CHINA The day by day calendar for event will be the following: 10.6. Monday: Finnish Taiji & Baji group arrives to Beijing 11-13.6. Tuesday-Thursday: Sightseeing in Beijing International Bajiquan and Chen Taiji seminar 14.6. Friday: Training in Honghe International Sports (Beijing) 15.6. Saturday: Training 16.6. Sunday: Training 17-19.6. Monday-Wednesday: Culture trip to Handan and Zhengzhou 20-22.6. Thursday-Saturday: Day trips and sightseeing (Beijing)…

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July 2019

Intensive courses 2019

July 8, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - August 29, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Helsinki, Uusimaa Suomi + Google Map

SUMMER INTENSIVE COURSES 2019 Association is offering again in July and August very popular crash courses in various aspects of training. Check the list below and choose your favourite art! All courses take place in Hesperia Park behind Opera House at 18:00 o’clock, duration 3 hours (except qigong 2h), and the price per course is 35€ and can be paid on location by cash or by card or through the shopping cart on our website. No previous experience needed. July…

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October 2019

TAIJI SEMINAR – ENERGY AND MIND

October 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am - October 6, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
Arabian nuorisotalo, Arabianpolku 1 A 2
Helsinki, Uusimaa 00560 Suomi
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TAIJI SEMINAR - ENERGY AND MIND Baji Association organizes a weekend taiji seminar in Helsinki from 5th to 6th of October 2019 with Master Lü Baochun. When you have relaxed enough, Qi will appear and starts moving in the body with breathing. The movement of energy will move your body. When you have tamed your monkey, then it’s time to “grasp” the Qi and start to move it with your mind. Your mind will lead the energy and the movement…

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November 2019

PIGUA SEMINAR IN HELSINKI

November 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - November 10, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
Arabian nuorisotalo, Arabianpolku 1 A 2
Helsinki, Uusimaa 00560 Suomi
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PIGUA SEMINAR IN HELSINKI Baji Association organizes a weekend seminar in Helsinki from 9th to 10th of November 2019, where Master Lü Baochun will introduce pigua techniques and form. Pigua is elegant in its movements and it features explosive long-range power. Its power is often generated by rotating motions and because of these, it complements Baji well with it. In this seminar, we will learn about the various exercises and form. Now is a good opportunity to get started in…

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January 2020

Lapland Camp 2.-6.1.2020

January 2, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - January 6, 2020 @ 12:00 pm
Lapland Hotel Olos, Oloshotellintie 25
Muonio, Lapin lääni 99300 Suomi
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Lapland Camp 2.-6.1.2020! Hi All! Legendery Baji Association’s Lapland Camp is back! Once again we will gather our international Baji family together in the wild and chilly Muonio, Lapland. The camp is for all master Lü’s students no matter of your level. We are training all styles and forms taught by master Lü, the training is done free style and there’s no predefined curriculum. Everybody can train what they want and how they want, pair training, training in groups or…

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March 2020

TAIJI SEMINAR – SIX HARMONIES

March 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am - March 15, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
Arabian nuorisotalo, Arabianpolku 1 A 2
Helsinki, Uusimaa 00560 Suomi
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TAIJI SEMINAR – SIX HARMONIES Baji Association organizes a weekend taiji seminar in Helsinki from 14th to 15th of March 2020 with Master Lü Baochun. The Six Harmonies refers to the coordination between the three internal and three external forces within your body. The three internal forces refer to Energy (Qi), Mind (Yi) and Spirit (Shen). The three external forces refer to the three pairs in your body - shoulders-hips, elbows-knees and hands-feet. To put it simply, this means that…

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*CANCELLED* COMBAT SEMINAR – FIVE ANIMALS

March 21, 2020 @ 10:00 am - March 22, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
Arabian nuorisotalo, Arabianpolku 1 A 2
Helsinki, Uusimaa 00560 Suomi
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CANCELLED! 5 ANIMALS SEMINAR 21.-22.3.2020 “5 Animals” is a combative form composed of techniques and principles of Chinese Xingyiquan martial art. It’s a famous practice for fighters to enhance combination between their footwork and hand techniques. Two days of intensive special training awaits with Master Lü Baochun, and in between a possibility to get in touch not only with your inner 5 animal warriors, but also meet new friends. Seminar is open for everyone with any association or martial arts…

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April 2020

EASTER CAMP – THE FIVE STEPS OF TAIJI 10.-13.4.2020

April 10, 2020 - April 13, 2020
Kisakallion Urheiluopisto, Kisakalliontie 284
Lohja, Uusimaa 08360 Suomi
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EASTER CAMP 10-13.4.2020 Master Lü Baochun’s eighth Easter Camp follows the 5 Steps of Taiji -program and the training proceeds from external practice gradually into internal practice of Taiji. The Easter Camp is a unique opportunity to all Taiji-practitioners to benefit from master Lü’s transmission of ancient teachings and the principles of internal Taiji in a perceivable and executable form. Master Lü's 5 Steps of Taiji -program advances from mastering the external structure step by step into the discovery of…

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July 2020

INTERNATIONAL BAJI & TAIJI SEMINAR IN PRAGUE

July 10, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - July 12, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
Základní Škola Průhonice, Školní 191, 252 43 Průhonice, Czechia
Prague, Czech Republic
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MASTER LÜ BAOCHUN’S BAJIQUAN AND CHEN TAIJI INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP   FRIDAY 10.7 - SUNDAY 12.7.2020 PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC   This event is CANCELLED because the coronavirus SEMINAR CONTENT Welcome to our international baji and taiji seminar in the beautiful city of Prague! Our seminar will include five hours of training per day. The workshop is divided into two groups: one group will be training Chen-style Taiji and the other Bajiquan. Master Lü Baochun will alternate between instructing both of these…

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September 2020

One day Taiji intensive course

September 19, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Hesperian puisto, Helsinginkatu 58
Helsinki, Uusimaa 00251 Suomi
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Baji Association & Master Lü are organising a one-day Taiji intensive course in Helsinki on the 19th of September 2020. During this camp we will go through the most important building blocks of Taiji. The Five Steps of Taiji - Form, Movement, Energy, Mind and Spirit. The camp will be designed to be free-form and give a chance to all participants to ask questions they may have. We encourage giving space for discussions, as usually one of the best part…

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CANCELLED Five Animals Seminar 2020

September 26, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until September 27, 2020

Arabian nuorisotalo, Arabianpolku 1 A 2
Helsinki, Uusimaa 00560 Suomi
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Five Animals is a combative form composed of techniques and principles of Chinese Xingyiquan martial art. It’s a famous practice for fighters to enhance the combination between their footwork and hand techniques. Two days of intensive special training awaits with Master Lü Baochun, and in between a possibility to get in touch not only with your inner five animal warriors, but also to meet new friends. The seminar is open for everyone from any association or without any martial arts…

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Five Animals Seminar 2020

September 27, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until September 27, 2020

Arabian nuorisotalo, Arabianpolku 1 A 2
Helsinki, Uusimaa 00560 Suomi
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Five Animals is a combative form composed of techniques and principles of Chinese Xingyiquan martial art. It’s a famous practice for fighters to enhance the combination between their footwork and hand techniques. Two days of intensive special training awaits with Master Lü Baochun, and in between a possibility to get in touch not only with your inner five animal warriors, but also to meet new friends. The seminar is open for everyone from any association or without any martial arts…

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October 2020

CANCELLED Yang & Chen Taiji Seminar

October 24, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until October 25, 2020

Arabian nuorisotalo, Arabianpolku 1 A 2
Helsinki, Uusimaa 00560 Suomi
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Baji Association is organising a weekend Taiji seminar in Helsinki from 24th to 25th of October 2020 with Master Lü Baochun. In this seminar Master Lü Baochun will focus on Yang and Chen -taiji forms. Good posture and stances is the root of all good Chinese martial arts and well-being. It's what you use to build on to have deepen your understanding and skills. Whether you're a new-beginner or more experienced, a good basis is great for both! The seminar…

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CANCELLED Yang & Chen Taiji Seminar

October 25, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until October 25, 2020

Arabian nuorisotalo, Arabianpolku 1 A 2
Helsinki, Uusimaa 00560 Suomi
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Baji Association is organising a weekend Taiji seminar in Helsinki from 24th to 25th of October 2020 with Master Lü Baochun. In this seminar Master Lü Baochun will focus on Yang and Chen -taiji forms. Good posture and stances is the root of all good Chinese martial arts and well-being. It's what you use to build on to have deepen your understanding and skills. Whether you're a new-beginner or more experienced, a good basis is great for both! The seminar…

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November 2020

CANCELLED Five Animals Seminar in Turku

November 14, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until November 15, 2020

Liikuntakeskus Alfa, Raunistulantie 15
Turku, Varsinais-Suomi 20300 Suomi
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Turun Wushu Kungfu Seura ry is organising together with Baji Association's master Lü Baochun a seminar 14.-15.11.2020 in liikuntakeskus Alfa (Raunistulantie 15, 20300 Turku). In the seminar we will learn master Lü's five animal's form. It's a fighting form that has been built from a mixture of pigua and xingyi techniques and principles. It's a form that helps you develop your footwork and hand techniques in unison. On Saturday we will focus on learning the form and on Sunday we'll focus on applications, should the corona-situation allow…

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CANCELLED Five Animals Seminar in Turku

November 15, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until November 15, 2020

Liikuntakeskus Alfa, Raunistulantie 15
Turku, Varsinais-Suomi 20300 Suomi
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Turun Wushu Kungfu Seura ry is organising together with Baji Association's master Lü Baochun a seminar 14.-15.11.2020 in liikuntakeskus Alfa (Raunistulantie 15, 20300 Turku). In the seminar we will learn master Lü's five animal's form. It's a fighting form that has been built from a mixture of pigua and xingyi techniques and principles. It's a form that helps you develop your footwork and hand techniques in unison. On Saturday we will focus on learning the form and on Sunday we'll focus on applications, should the corona-situation allow…

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January 2021

CANCELLED Lapland Camp 2021

January 6 - January 10
Lapland Hotel Olos, Oloshotellintie 25
Muonio, Lapin lääni 99300 Suomi
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Lapland Camp 6.-10.1.2021! Hi All! The legendary Baji Association’s Lapland Camp is happening! Once again we will gather our international Baji family together in the wild and chilly landscapes of Muonio, Lapland. The camp is for all master Lü’s students no matter your level. We are training all styles and forms taught by master Lü, the training is done free style and there’s no predefined curriculum. Everybody can train what they want and how they want, pair training, training in…

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Happy New Year!

Unfortunately, the corona restrictions will continue, meaning that the doors of the city's training facilities will remain closed at least until the end of January. With these prospects, training will start no earlier than Monday, February 1, 2021 - we will actively...

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All training cancelled; including outdoor training.

Hello again everyone! As the corona-situation worsens, many regions including Uusimaa, are getting tighter restrictions to try and slow down infection rates. Now all hobbies and training, for both children and adults, is cancelled. So this means taiji and qigong are...

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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.

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.

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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