Students desiring the MMQ Program Certificate are required to take at least 35 hours of additional training in some form of internal martial art such as Taiji/taichi, Bagua or other internal martial art. Courses in other qigong systems do not meet this requirement.
- Students may take classes in Taichi, Bagua or other internal martial art at any accredited or non-accredited university. Courses approved for 3 semester credits will be accepted.
- Students may do private tutoring with a martial artist designated by the ICMQ as a Content Expert. Content Experts must provide documentation showing that they are qualified to teach the art for which they are providing instruction. The Content Expert must submit a written signed affidavit after the instruction verifying that the instruction took place. All Content Experts must be pre-approved by the ICMQ ahead of time, and documentation must be provided to verify the Content Expert meets requirements.