Lineage

Yang Cheng-Fu

Yang Cheng-Fu is the grandson of Yang Lu-Chan who is the founder of Yang-style Tai Chi Chuan in China. Yang Cheng-Fu is greatly accountable for standardizing and popularizing the Yang-style Tai Chi Chuan that is widely practiced today. He is well known and considered the best teacher of the soft style martial art of Tai Chi.

Cheng Man-Ching

Cheng Man-Ching learned Tai Chi from Yang Cheng-Fu. He developed a shortened version of the Yang's traditional form. This 37-posture Tai Chi Chuan form has become very popular in Taiwan, Malaysia, United States, and Europe, as his students have continued to spread this form around the world.

Benjamin Lo

Benjamin Lo studied Tai Chi with Cheng Man-Ching in Taiwan. In 1974 he moved to the United States and has been teaching Tai Chi Chuan publicly in US and Europe. His significant contributions to Tai Chi include the translation of several Chinese publications into English.

Arnold Lee

Arnold Lee is a senior student of Benjamin Lo. He has been practicing Tai Chi for 40 years and has had more than 30 years of experience in teaching Tai Chi Chuan. Arnold Lee is the founder of Maryland Tai Chi Center.

Philip Chuang

Philip Chuang has been studying Tai Chi with Arnold Lee for over 18 years. He is the chief instructor of Tai Chi Chuan class offered by Maryland Tai Chi Center.