Flavio Daniele

Flavio Daniele began his journey through martial arts in 1967. He practised Judo and Karate, reaching 3rd dan in Shotokan under the guidance of Master Hiroshi Shirai, before turning his attentions to Chinese martial arts. At the same time, he developed an interest in Yoga, travelling to India to study under B. K .S. Iyengar. …

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Master Ma Hong

Born in 1925, he lived in Shi Jia Zhuang in Hebei Province until his death in December 2013. He was introduced to Yang-Style Taiji Quan for health reasons in later life and subsequently turned to Chen Style under Chen Zhao Kui, the most iconic master of the penultimate generation of the Chen family and son …

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Master Ye Xiao Long

Of the same generation as Master Ma Hong, he lives in Shanghai, where he teaches Yang-Style Taiji Quan and Shaolin lan Shou. He was a guest of the school in August 1998 and remains a valuable influence through the knowledge he has passed down to Master Xu and the time Master Daniele has spent with …

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M° Wang Hao

Master Wang Hao Da

Originally from Shanghai, he studied Wu-Style Taiji Quan for over twenty years with Ma Yueh Liang, one of the most important masters in the entire history of Chinese Taiji. Considered a student worthy of such a great master, his skill and mastery—especially in Tui Shou—was of the highest order and his plane of practice purely …

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M° Wang Zhi Xiang

Master Wang Zhi Xiang

A master of Chinese calligraphy and doctor of traditional Chinese medicine specialising in Tui Na, he took up Xin Yi Quan of the Six Harmonies and Ten Animals at the age of fourteen. At eighteen he began studying Yang-Style Taiji Quan with Dong Bing, a student of Dong Yin Jie, himself a student of Yang …

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M° Ji A Dong

Master Ji A Dong

As a young man, he practised Shaolin Gong Fu and many of the fundamental arts. From 1965 to 1973 he studied Lan Shou (an Emei style of Gong Fu) with master Pan A Mu, who in turn had studied with the legendary master of Lan Shou, Fu Cai Xian. In 1973 he met Master Rao …

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M° Qian Zhao Hong

Master Qian Zhao Hong

Until his death in 2017, he was considered one of the greatest Xing Yi fighters in China. He was a member of the Shanghai Wu Shu Association, Vice President of the Shanghai Ba Gua Institute, Vice President of the Shanghai Wu Dong Qi Gong Institute, and reached the highest level (ninth generation) of Xin Yi …

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M° Liu Bo Xue

Master Liu Bo Xue

Descending from a long line of martial artists, he began his studies at the age of thirteen. His great-grandfather Liu Kun studied Taiji Quan with Yang Jian Ho and Yang Cheng Fu, as well as Tong Bei Quan with Wang Qin Zhou, the Gong Fu brother-in-arms of Zhang Chu, the greatest martial artist of the …

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M° Wang Zhuang Hong

Master Wang Zhuang Hong

A student of Dong Yin Jie and Zhu Gui Tien, the famous master of Ba Gua and Xin Yi, he was a Taiji Quan master of high lineage, as well as a calligraphy teacher whose texts are studied at universities in China and Japan. His Yang Style of Taiji was as great and majestic as …

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