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

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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

October 2017

Baji Association organizes a weekend seminar in Helsinki from 7th to 8th October 2017

October 7, 2017 @ 9:00 am - October 8, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
Myllykylän kylätalo, Ryynimyllynkatu 1
Helsinki, Uusimaa 00920 Suomi
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One step closer to fighting - Master Lu's pair training methods Baji Association organizes a weekend seminar in Helsinki from 7th to 8th October 2017, where Master Lü Baochun will introduce his principles for pair training. Master Lü Baochun has decades of practical experience from many different martial arts. He has worked among other things as the teacher of unarmed combat for Chinese special police as well as won numerous challenge matches and competitions in his youth. Pair training is…

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November 2017

CHEN TAIJIQUAN – ERLU WEEKEND SEMINAR 25.-26.11.2017 IN HELSINKI

November 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am - November 26, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Myllykylän kylätalo, Ryynimyllynkatu 1
Helsinki, Uusimaa 00920 Suomi
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Erlu contains some same postures as Yilu, 1st routine of Chen style. To simplify differences, Yilu is for developing strength, balance, and inner structure and collecting Qi, Erlu is for using energy in the body and letting Qi out. Erlu is more complex and moves are faster and explosive, fewer kicks but more footwork. Erlu is harder than Yilu, but movements should still remain soft.   Master Lü Baochun is a living legend of traditional Chinese martial arts, who has…

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February 2018

BREATHING – TAIJI- AND QIGONG-SEMINAR

February 24, 2018 @ 10:00 am - February 25, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Arabian nuorisotalo, Arabianpolku 1 A 2
Helsinki, Uusimaa 00560 Suomi
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Baji Association is organizing Breathing-seminar for all Taiji- and Qigong practitioners 24-25.2.2018 in Helsinki. In Taiji and Qigong breathing is the key to the internal side of your practice. Breath is used as a tool to move your energy and eventually the energy movement will be expressed as external movement. We all breathe, but do we really know how to breathe and how to move with breathing? In this seminar we will concentrate in finding the origin of your breath and your…

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March 2018

BAJIQUAN SEMINAR – DA JIA AND LIU DA KAI

March 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am - March 4, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Arabian nuorisotalo, Arabianpolku 1 A 2
Helsinki, Uusimaa 00560 Suomi
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Baji Association organizes a weekend seminar in Helsinki from 3rd to 4th of March 2018, where Master Lü Baochun will introduce Bajiquan’s Da Jia “Big form” and Liu Da Kai principles. Master Lü Baochun is a living legend of traditional chinese martial arts, who has trained martial arts his whole life. He has worked among other things as the teacher of unarmed combat for Chinese special police as well as won numerous challenge matches and competitions in his youth. Master…

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Easter Camp – 5 Steps of Taiji 30.3.-2.4.2018

March 30, 2018 @ 9:00 am - April 2, 2018 @ 3:00 pm

Kisakallio, Lohja Master Lü Baochun’s sixth Easter Camp follows the 5 steps of Taiji-program and the theme proceeds every year: Posture - Movement - Energy - Mind - Shen. The 4 day easter camp is the event of the year for devoted Taiji practitioners and also a yearly stepping stone to a whole new level in personal Taiji-deveploment. Most participants have been attending the camp year after year. This year the advanced students will continue exploring deeper into the Mind-theme…

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July 2018

MASTER LÜ BAOCHUN’S BAJIQUAN AND CHEN TAIJI INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP

July 13, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - July 15, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Villa Ada, Via Salaria, 267/273/275, 001 Roma RM, Italy
Roma, Roma 001 Italia
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Baji Association Present: MASTER LÜ BAOCHUN’S BAJIQUAN AND CHEN TAIJI INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP FRIDAY 13.7.- SUNDAY 15.7.2018 ROME, ITALY The day by day calendar for Baji will be the following: Friday: Body movement & closing the distance Saturday: Explosive power & using the whole body as a weapon Sunday: Footwork and elbow strikes Master Lü Baochun (1956-) is a living legend of traditional Chinese martial arts. He stands out amongst his generation of martial artists as someone who through his diligence…

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September 2018

Family Day

September 3, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Zacharias Topelius school, Stenbäckinkatu 14
Helsinki, Uusimaa 00250 Suomi
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FAMILY DAY - EVENT DAY The Baji Association organizes the Family Day event for all members at Zacharias Topelius School on Monday, September 3th, 2018, starting at 18:30. The event is for gathering up and introducing us to the Five Step method of Master Lü. We also offer tea and demonstrations of Arts (Taiji, Baji and Xingyi). At the end of the Family day you can represent questions to the Master. Everyone is welcome to the Family Day event!!!

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October 2018

Taiji seminar – Chen 24 & Master Lü’s 5-steps of Taiji

October 6, 2018 @ 10:00 am - October 7, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Arabian nuorisotalo, Arabianpolku 1 A 2
Helsinki, Uusimaa 00560 Suomi
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Baji Association organizes a weekend taiji seminar in Helsinki from 6th to 7th of October 2018. On Saturday 6.10. Master Lü Baochun will introduce the 5-steps of taiji. What are the steps and what happens between them when moving to the next level? Or is it worthwhile to even go back to the previous level? During the day we will explore the basics and through practical exercises we will go deeper into the external and internal form of Taiji. On…

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Biangun &Application Seminar

October 27, 2018 @ 10:00 am - October 28, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Arabian nuorisotalo, Arabianpolku 1 A 2
Helsinki, Uusimaa 00560 Suomi
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Baji Association organizes a weekend seminar in Helsinki from 27th to 28th of October 2018, where Master Lü Baochun will introduce Biangun staff form and how to transform staff techniques into unarmed fighting. Master Lü Baochun is a living legend of traditional chinese martial arts, who has trained martial arts his whole life. He has worked among other things as the teacher of unarmed combat for Chinese special police as well as won numerous challenge matches and competitions in his…

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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
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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 @ 12:00 pm - January 6 @ 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 @ 10:00 am - March 15 @ 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 @ 10:00 am - March 22 @ 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 - April 13
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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SUMMER 2020 VOLUNTARY TRAINING

SUMMER 2020 VOLUNTARY TRAINING (Starts 1.6.) Summer is fast approaching and the government is loosening its pandemic restrictions. This enables us to once again provide our freeform summer park training at Hesperia Park. It’s going to be nice to see you again!   Due...

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April Situation Update!

Hello dear members, On the 18th of March 2020, the Finnish government decided to apply a general lockdown to slow down the spread of the coronavirus, and this lockdown has been continued until the 13th of May. The lockdown applies to Baji Association as well, as we...

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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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