Niall O Floinn was introduced to Tai Chi from his Shaolin Kung Fu teacher since 1993.
Since 2001 he has been a student of Grandmaster Wang Hai Jun.[Coach of the
most National Tai Chi champions of China] Niall runs Ireland’s largest Tai Chi Academy
where, as well as teaching weekly classes to the public he has trained many people to
become instructors. He led the first ever Irish team to win medals in China’s largest
international World Tai Chi championship in Jiazuo city, China.
Students who have trained for varying lengths of time at the Academy under the
instruction of Niall, now run clubs in Brazil, Poland, Spain and Ireland. Niall has been
invited to teach in 7 different countries and makes great efforts at learning other languages
to communicate better with his foreign students.
He has produced 3 teaching DVDs, been featured in Irish Fighter magazine and Brazil Tai
Chi Magazine. Radio programmes on health and different health magazines in Ireland and
the UK have written about his work on Tai Chi physical education and he has been featured
on Brazil’s largest sports channel Globo Sports
,who did a full feature on Niall’s seminars in Brazil which have gained great popularity in
Southern Brazil in recent years, due to Niall’s warm and friendly way of teaching,
combined with his skillful way of helping students see how they themselves can begin
to sense and release tension and improve their health.