On this site you will find details on Tai Chi Chuan (Taijiquan), its history, training for health and relaxation, a little about its use as an effect martial art. plus information on the other styles of the internal martial arts of China, as well information on Qi gong for health.  


Sussex Zhong Ding was established in 1990 and is one of biggest and longest running tai chi groups in the South of England. We are currently running Tai Chi Chuan and Qi gong classes in Worthing, Bognor Regis, Sussex (England) and the surroundings. Our classes are very friendly places and part of the Zhong Ding organisation that was set up by Nigel Sutton in 1987.


You will find a number of people, varying in age from their teens to their 80's who all enjoy their Tai Chi and Qi gong practice.


Some people come to train for health and some to train the martial aspects. Everyone from beginner to those with experience are welcome.


We have a number of highly qualified and skilled instructors who teach and train at the club who will be very pleased to answer any of your questions. Many of the teachers have trained at the source of these arts, that have been passed down in a direct lineage. We teach authentic Tai Chi Chuan of Grand master Cheng Man-Ch`ing & San Feng Tai Chi Chuan the original tai chi of Wudang Mountain, as well as various and rare systems of Qi gong, Yang & San Feng Style Broad sword, Straight sword, Fan, Spear, Walking stick, Kwai Tai Chi chuan, san shou, pushing hands, Gao family Baguazhang & Xingyiquan.


Beginners are always welcome and we also run beginners courses to introduce the syllabus to people.


A number of our instructors at the Sussex Zhong Ding club are involved with other internal energy based systems and martial arts, so we have provided some information about these here.


All of our instructors are fully insured with Coach/ Instructors Professional Indemnity & Public Liability Insurance.






Come in and take a look at the sections that interest you. We run classes, courses in these disciplines so if you would like to take this further come along and join in and experience it for yourself

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Tai Chi Master, Cheng Man Ching, when asked by a student.


"What is the most important reason to study Tai Chi Chuan?" Master Cheng

replied, "The most important reason is that when you finally reach the place where you understand what life is about, you'll have the health to enjoy it."

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