Robert Agar-Hutton (68 years old) has been studying martial arts since he was 18 and started studying Tai Chi in the late 1970s. He has been teaching Tai Chi since 1993.
Robert has a broad experience in martial arts, but Tai Chi has been his most prolific area of study. He studied Kyu Shin Ryu Karate for over 30 years reaching the rank of 5th degree Black Belt and has trained in arts such as Lau Gar Kung Fu, Wing Chun, Taekwondo, Bushi Kempo Jiu Jitsu, Five Ancestors Kung Fu, Judo, Shotokai Karate. and a few others.
In Tai Chi, he has trained with a number of expert instructors such as Erle Montaigue, Richard Watson, Simon Watson, Professor Li De Yin, Master Wang Yanji, Trevor Reynaert, Bruce Miller, Ng Sifu, and others.
His main style of Tai Chi is Yang, but with some experience of Sun style as well as a little experience of Lee and Chen styles.
He holds a B.Sc. (Hons) degree in Martial Arts and Sports Psychology from the University of Derby. His degree was earned after three years of full time study, as a mature student, between 2007 and 2010. This degree makes him the only Tai Chi instructors in England, with both a formal UK academic qualification in, and practical experience of, martial arts.
His main interests are Tai Chi for health and wellness and Tai Chi for self defence. Prior to the Coronavirus pandemic he was regularly asked to teach Tai Chi and Self Defence at seminars in the UK, USA, and Malaysia.
As an instructor his main emphasis is making Tai Chi easy to understand and giving students all the information they need in order to learn and develop their skills.
He has also written several books on martial arts including “The Metamorphosis of Tai Chi: Created to kill; evolved to heal; teaching peace” ISBN: 978-1916494411
If you have any questions about Tai Chi, please email Robert: [email protected] he would be very happy to answer them.