September 9th-16th 2024 (3 SPACES LEFT)

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This is a special training retreat for wtba members, limited to around 14 students.
The idea is to get far more personalised and hands on training with Eli, compared with camps of up to 50 people. 
Train in what ever you need to work on most. 

Don't miss out, make sure you book in now.
Want to bring your non training partner?
There are some extra beds, so there might be a chance your partner can stay with us for an accommodation fee. 

What will it be like:
6 days training, 6 hours per day, with a small group, you'll get so much more hands on time with Eli and attention to your personal training, compared to a normal camp with up to 50 people. 
Due to the small number of students, Eli is able to keep his eye on everyone, giving you all the personal instruction you need, picking up on everything you need to work on. 
For partner work, you'll have some time working with Eli, he'll point out what you need to work on, once you have a handle on it you can then practice it with another student. 
The benefit of this, training martial drills with a variety of people, means you're learning to read and feel movement from a wide range of bodies, not just you're teacher. 
Plus you'll also benefit from seeing the tips and corrections given to other students.

We have a selection of indoor and outdoor training areas to choose from.

Who is it for:
This is open to all levels. 
Due to the small number of students attending, Eli is able to teach people at the level they are at. 

What will be taught:
Anything you want, within reason.
The main focus will be on the WTBA foundation methods that follow the grading syllabus, including Taiji or Bagua form, Qigong, training drills such as push hands and San Sau, as well as real world combat self defence. 
However, if there is something you do not want to practice, you are welcome to continue with something else you would rather do. 
For example you might not be interested in combat training, so you could choose to do some more form work here. 

Before the camp starts, Eli will talk to the group, to see where people are at in their training, then plan a training schedule based on that. 
This is why it's kept to a small group so this can be done. 

Camp Schedule:

Day 1
Arrival day, get to the retreat after 4pm, chill out or do some training, but no official classes.

Days 2 till 7
Training each day as follows.
7am Training. 
9am Breakfast Break.
10am Training.
12pm Lunch Break.
3pm Training.
5pm Finish

Day 8
Leaving day, pack up and head home in the morning, we need to be out by 9am.


Early bookings before April 30th 2024
$950 Total for 6 days training and 7 nights accommodation.
$200 Deposit to hold your place.
Another $400 payable at the beginning of May.
Then the remaining balance payable at the beginning of August.
Please note, these fees are only refundable if we are able to find someone else to fill your place. 

Late bookings after April 30th 2024

Above price plus $200 extra.

Bedding, Towels.
Car Parking.

Travel to get there.
Food and Beverages.

Food Situation:
You can bring your own food, but please note there is only one kitchen.
So that's one Stove/Oven, one Fridge/Freezer. 
You will only have a small space in the fridge, you can use the stove/oven, but there might be a line up. 

The best option will be to only bring breakfast and snacks, things that do not need cooking or much space in the fridge. 
Then eat out at the many restaurants in town, or get take away and bring back to our place. 

It's up to you and your budget, eat out for all meals if you want,
or stock up at the supermarket and make your own food to save some cash. 

Your Accommodation:
You'll have one of the follow.
Queen Bed in private room.
Queen or Single Bed in a shared room
Floor Space.

Who gets what:
Private Rooms will be reserved for couples, or two good friends who want to share.
If no couples are joining us, in this case there will be a $100 surcharge for who ever wants one. 
Ladies and Seniors will get first choice, because I'm old fashioned like that. 
Most people will stay in the shared rooms.
If we get a full house, then the last three people to book would need to bring a mattress and sleeping bag or something. 
You would be able to put it down in a shared room with a couple of other beds in there. 

3 miles from the town of Coudersport, Pennsylvania.
This is about 5 hours drive NWW from New York City.
Full address will be given to those booked in. 

Check out the place we'll be staying below!

Lots of trails to walk

Surrounding Area

3 Bathrooms

4 Toilets

Near by town 3 miles away.