Sam Sujatna – Head Instructor

Sam Sujatna has been teaching and training Tai Chi for over 20 years and has been a qualified Personal Trainer for 10 years. His training has lead to extensive research and applied knowledge in the field of martial arts and fitness and how Tai Chi can benefit any individual improving their quality of life.
He has competed and won medals in both State, National and International level tournaments demonstrating his ability as a Tai Chi athlete and instructor.

Sam was formerly the secretary for the Kung Fu Wushu Western Australia Federation (KWWA) where he acted as a representative to the WA Sports Federation and is currently a Level 2 NCAS coach accredited with the Australian Sports Commission and serves as the Communications Manager with the Oceania Kung Fu Wushu Federation.

As a qualified Personal Trainer, Sam holds a Certificate III and a Certificate IV in Fitness, Senior First Aid and Working with Children Check. To add to his fitness and health knowledge, Sam has been trained under the Living, Longer, Living Stronger program run through the Council on the Ageing (COTA), is an instructor with the Arthritis Osteoporosis Foundation of WA and the Injury Control Council of W.A. (ICCWA) under the Stay On Your Feet program and is in the process of becoming a Master Trainer with the Tai Chi for Health Institute.

Sam has also done much community work, conducting talks and presentations and is contracted by several Perth local councils as a resident Tai Chi Instructor. His programs and presentations are designed to raise awareness and promote the health benefits of Tai Chi to daily living.

Sam’s goal is to promote Tai Chi not only as a healthy exercise, but also as a preventative medicine both physical and mental.