Tai Chi for Arthritis and TCA Falls Prevention Instructor Training plus TCA Updates by Sam Sujatna

When and Where

Date: 3rd - 4th Oct, 2020
Time: 9am - 5pm
Address: 17 Lemnos Street
Shenton Park
Western Australia




On successful completion of this two day intensive workshop, you will be provided with the necessary skills and knowledge to conduct safe and effective Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls prevention classes. This easy to learn programme is based on the Sun Style of tai chi and was specially designed by Dr Paul Lam in conjunction with medical and tai chi experts to improve the control of arthritis, improve balance and flexibility. It has been recommended by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as an effective falls prevention activity. 

Reasons to come to the workshop:

  • Learn how to teach this programme safely and effectively.
  • Gain knowledge of what is Tai Chi, how it can prevent falls and how it can help people with arthritis.
  • Be able to perform theTai Chi for Arthritis set.

Who is eligible to attend this training? 
Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Exercise Physiologists, Certified Allied Health Assistants, Diversional & Lifetyle Therapists, Health Professionals, Nurses, Tai Chi teachers and advanced Tai Chi students.

Your Trainer: 
Sam Sujatna is a Master Trainer of the Tai Chi for Arthritis 1 & 2, Fall Prevention and Seated Tai Chi for programmes. He is a former Personal Trainer and the current President of the Kung Fu Wushu Association of Western Australia. Sam is also the first W.A. resident to be Board Certified to deliver the TCHI programmes.

Each participant needs to be familiar with the movements in the Tai Chi for Arthritis programme (DVD available for $35.99) and the textbook "Teaching Tai Chi Effectively" by Dr Paul Lam (available in hard copy $21.95 or e-book $9.95) before coming to the workshop.  These products are available from Tai Chi Productions in Sydney Ph: 02 9533 6511 or visit:

Board Certification: 
Following successful completion of the course, you will be required to register to become a Tai Chi for Health Institute Board certified instructor/leader before teaching the programme.  A single annual fee of $25 (Standard Membership) or $45 (Premier Membership) covers Board Certification for all of your Tai Chi for Health Institute qualifications.

Accreditation Points:
Please check with your peak body organisation to see if Tai Chi for Arthritis is recognised by industry.

For more information: 


  • Instructor Certification: $395
  • Attendee Certification: $395
  • Update Instructor Certification: $200 (TCA and TCA-FP only)
  • Cancellation Fee: $50 (less than 48 hours)

Registrations are managed through through Arthritis and Osteoporsis WA.
For more information, please go to: 


Arthritis & Osteoporosis Western Australia
17 Lemnos Street
Western Australia 6008

PH: 1800 011 041
FAX: 08 9388 4488


Sam Sujatna:
Phone: 0415 165 908