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Hope that you and your family are all keeping well, safe and healthy during this period of Covid-19 pandemic. My family and I are all well.

Given the time available to most of us, we should try to use this opportunity to practice our Chi Kung and Tai Chi regularly so as to build up our immunity and keep the virus away. Also follow the Government advice to combat the virius.
Keep safe and take care.

May the Chi be with you all always.

Sifu Ding

p.s. Don't forget, if you are a fully paid member of Master Ding Academy, you can get a free annual subscription to our digital Tai Chi & Alternative Health magazine. Just create an account on this site: www.taichialternativehealth.com and let us know by email so that we can activate your new account to start receiving the magazine.
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Master Ding, maybe you will considerer posting some video clips of your Tai Chi? 🙏

Many thanks Sifu

Thank you Sifu

Thanks sifu

Thank You Sifu 🙏❤️🙏

I am not a member of your Academy , however, I have subscribed to your magazine for years. Is it still possible to subscribe online ?? Thank you for all your FB postings.

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Now that you have time on your hands, you should keep up your daily Chi Kung and Tai Chi practice. This will concentrate your Chi further and help increase your immunity to Covid-19.

May the force be with all of you.

Take care, stay healthy and safe.

Master Ding Academy
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Thanks for the advice! We do Chi Kung and Tai Chi every day. I hope all practitioners of the Master Ding Academy stay safe and healthy. I hope to meet you all very soon...

What if I’ve forgotten some of my moves! I’d only just got to the end of the short form and need a reminder from punch to finish!! Where can I view this?

May the force be with all of you, Always. ❤️❤️❤️

Merci Maître.

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Finally, some sensible advice given by two nurses...

“What I have seen a lot of are recommendations for how to try to avoid getting coronavirus in the first place -- good hand washing, personal hygiene and social distancing -- but what I have NOT seen a lot of is advice for what happens if you actually get it, which many of us will. So as your friendly neighborhood Nurse let me make some suggestions:

You basically just want to prepare as though you know you’re going to get a nasty respiratory bug, like bronchitis or pneumonia. You just have the foresight to know it might come your way!

Things you should actually buy ahead of time (not sure what the obsession with toilet paper is?):
Tissues,
Paracetamol,
whatever your generic, mucus thinning cough medicine of choice is (check the label and make sure you're not doubling up on Paracetamol)
Honey and lemon can work just as well!
Vick vaporub for your chest is also a great suggestion.

If you don’t have a humidifier or essential oil diffuser, that would be a good thing to buy and use in your room when you go to bed overnight. (You can also just turn the shower on hot and sit in the bathroom breathing in the steam).

If you have a history of asthma and you have a prescription inhaler, make sure the one you have isn’t expired and refill it/get a new one if necessary.

This is also a good time to meal prep: make a big batch of your favorite soup to freeze and have on hand.

Stock up on whatever your favorite clear fluids are to drink - though tap water is fine you may appreciate some variety!

For symptom management and a fever over 38°c, take Paracetamol rather than Ibuprofen.

Hydrate (drink!) hydrate, hydrate!
The reason it’s vital that you drink fluids and not allow yourself to get thirsty, or your your throat dry is because drinking pushes the virus into your stomach, where stomach acids kill the virus. If you allow your throat to get dry, then the virus can travel down your windpipe and enter your lungs, making you much more ill and more likely to need to be hospitalised.

You can gargle regularly with warm water and salt. To assist keeping your throat germ free. Rest lots. You should not be leaving your house! Even if you are feeling better you may will still be infectious for fourteen days and older people and those with existing health conditions should be avoided!
Ask friends and family to leave supplies outside to avoid contact.

You DO NOT NEED TO GO TO THE HOSPITAL unless you are having trouble breathing or your fever is very high (over 39°C) and unmanaged with meds. 90% of healthy adult cases thus far have been managed at home with basic rest/hydration/over-the-counter meds.

If you are worried or in distress or feel your symptoms are getting worse, ring 111 and they will advise if you need to go to hospital. The hospital beds will be used for people who actively need oxygen/breathing treatments/IV fluids.

If you have a pre-existing lung condition (COPD, emphysema, lung cancer) or are on immunosuppressants, now is a great time to talk to your Doctor or specialist about what they would like you to do if you get sick.

One major relief to you parents is that kids do VERY well with coronavirus— they usually bounce back in a few days (but they will still be infectious), Just use paracetamol (pediatric dosing).

Be calm and prepare rationally and likely, things will be fine. Please share this advice with others!"
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Master Ding Academy HQ Notice

Following government advice on 16th March 2020, and my discussions with Dr. Alan Ding, Master Ding Academy HQ Limehouse and Woodford will suspend all activity at both instructor and student level with immediate effect from 17th March 2020 until 14th April 2020 subject to continued review.

The decision has been made in the interest of all instructors and members’ safety.

Your class fees paid may be used in the future, to take extra sessions owed -during the fallow period, when classes resume.

Do email us if you have any other queries. Kindly also check for updates on Master Ding Academy website news section

Take care and stay safe.

Sifu
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Special Masterclass:
2020 Chueng Kuen Se Ying (Snake Form Long Fist) & Applications

3 courses to be held on the following dates:
7th - 10th May - Florence, Italy
14th - 17th May - London, United Kingdom
27th - 30th July - Hamburg, Germany

If you are interested in learning this special form - compact, powerful direct and subtly deflective movement for martial applications, check out our facebook page

www.facebook.com/longfistsnakeformtaichi/

dedicated to this special form created by Grandmaster Ip Tai Tak, 5th Generation of the Yang Style and first disciple of Master Yang Sau Chung, Yang Style lineage holder in 2020.

This course will be taught by Master John Ding and Master Alan Ding.

This intensive 4 days course is open to all styles of Tai Chi practitions with over 3 years Tai Chi expereince.

A rare opportunity not to be missed!

Places are limited.

Book now to get discounted course fee!

Click this link:
www.masterdingacademy.com/event/florence-masterclass-snake-form-applications
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Special Masterclass:
2020 Chueng Kuen Se Ying (Snake Form Long Fist) & Applications

3 courses to be held on the following dates:
7th - 10th May      - Florence, Italy
14th - 17th May    - London, United Kingdom
27th - 30th July    - Hamburg, Germany

If you are interested in learning this special form - compact, powerful direct and subtly deflective movement for martial applications, check out our facebook page 

https://www.facebook.com/longfistsnakeformtaichi/ 

dedicated to this special form created by Grandmaster Ip Tai Tak, 5th Generation of the Yang Style and first disciple of Master Yang Sau Chung, Yang Style lineage holder in 2020.

This course will be taught by Master John Ding and Master Alan Ding.

This intensive 4 days course is open to all styles of Tai Chi practitions with over 3 years Tai Chi expereince.

A rare opportunity not to be missed!

Places are limited. 

Book now to get discounted course fee!

Click this link:
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Excellent to see both you Master John & Alan (father & son) still going very, since my last lesson with you guys about 18-20years ago! Hoping to join one if these courses soon. Blessings 🙏🏾🙏🏾 Christopher aka LOU.

I presume it "Hamburg" ?

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