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T’ai Chi Chih Teacher Accreditation

Live Online Via Zoom In Your Own Home
August 1st – 7th, 2021
Led by Daniel Pienciak, TCC Teacher Trainer
Hosted Online by April Leffler

Course Fee: $525. $250 deposit to hold your space. $275 balance due by July 1st. Please make checks payable to April Leffler, Host.

Requirements: Please refer to the guidelines and accreditation information on this website. There are important requirements and the Guidelines/Referral Form that all candidates and their teachers will need including when you attended an intensive who was the Teacher Trainer. Attending an intensive is now mandatory prior to a Teacher Training as of 1-1-2021.

Registration: Please print, complete, and mail the registration form to the host with your deposit or full payment to April Leffler; 702 Prospect Ave; Prospect Park, PA 19076

The course is limited to 12 candidates.

Send your registration now to reserve your space.


You do not need to send Referral Form with early registration

This course will be live online using the Zoom technology platform. You do not need a Zoom account. You will receive an emailed link to click to join the daily sessions.  You can use a computer or tablet with a camera and microphone. The bigger the screen, the easier it will be for you to see. Having a connection between your device and a large screen TV or monitor is ideal and highly recommended.

Length of the Course: This course will begin Sunday afternoon, August 1st with check-in at 2:30 PM. Monday through Friday, sessions go from 9:00 AM until 6:00 PM and Saturday session will be from 9:00 AM until 1:30 PM. All times are Eastern Standard Time. If you live in another time zone, we strongly encourage you to place a clock next to your computer with EST on it to keep the time of the course clear. Evenings provide time to work on your movements and presentation.  You MUST be able to attend all sessions in order to be accredited. There will be some free time after lunch. *Schedule is subject to change.*

Meals are on your own. It is recommended that you plan meals ahead and either have them prepared in advance or simple to put together quickly.

Signature Referral by Two Active, Accredited TCC Instructors: When the two instructors are confident that you are ready to attend Teacher Accreditation, they will SIGN your referral form (available on the website above or from the course host). The ORIGINAL signed form is to be sent to the Course trainer (Dan Pienciak, P.O. Box 231, Bradley Beach, NJ 07720). A copy is to be sent to the Host (April Leffler). This need not be sent with your registration form. It can be sent in later, but your registration in the course is not complete until the Host receives it.

Accreditation is not guaranteed by the referral form nor by your attendance at the course. Your accreditation certificate is awarded at the end of the course at the sole discretion of the Course Trainer. The Teacher Trainer will keep students apprised of their progress and readiness throughout the training.

Registration and Referral Forms are due at least 30 days prior to the course. To assure your space, send in your deposit and registration form as early as possible. If you are not able to get two signatures because the teachers feel that you are not yet ready, your deposit will be refunded in full if you cancel by July 1st.


Auditing teachers will be considered if space is available. You must make a reservation with the online host, April Leffler.

Questions: Contact April Leffler @ 610-809-7523 or via email.