William C. C. Chen

14 posts

The relationship to Cheng Man Ching in New York

Were you still in touch with Professor Cheng Man Ching? Did you still meet him and how was your relationship? So when I was in New York I went to see him from time to time. Actually, at that time I was supposed to help him teaching, but then I […]

Laura Stone Interview part 3

  Grandmaster Chen has been coming to the Netherlands since 1978? Yes, and in ’87 I came with him to Europe, to Cornelia Gruber in Switzerland, to Amsterdam where Maartje van Staalduijnen was active, and to Bremen, the school of Luis Molera. After that I went to Sweden for two […]

Cheng Man Ching’s students on mastery

Cheng Man Ching’s direct students – the “second generation” if one sees Cheng Man Ching’s influence as determining a new approach – seem to follow this new tradition while continuing to adapt further to modernity. The Master as student and teacher Taken as an example out of the group of […]

William C.C. Chen

William C. C. Chen

My Autobiography 
William C. C. Chen My name is William C C Chen’ I am a disciple of Professor Cheng Man-ching (鄭曼青) who was known as a great grand master of Yang’s Style T’ai Chi Ch’uan. His five talents were: painting, calligraphy, poetry, Chinese medicine, and T’ai Chi Ch’uan. He […]

GM William C. C. Chen Moving from Taiwan to the US

How or why did you move from Taiwan to the United States? That is a long story. For example after I finished the Highschool, then I wanted to proceed to College and back then I was always looking for a chance to do that. Actually, after 1959, I was – […]

Tai Chi Exercise for Senior

Tai Chi Exercise for Senior by William C C Chen

The ancient Chinese martial art of Tai Chi Chuan is the perfect callisthenic for today’s seniors. The relaxed and unhurried movements help alleviate nervous and muscular tension. Tai Chi Chuan lubricates joints and promotes automatic body alignment for better control of balance, helping to prevent the instability that can lead […]

Slow motion of Tai Chi Chuan by William C. C. Chen

Tai Chi Chuan, literally meaning “Grand Ultimate Fist,” is one of the most sophisticated Chinese fighting arts. It is a masterpiece of neurophysiology as the brain connects with the fighting devices of the fingers and the toes for punches and kicks. The desire force of Yi毅(力) in the brain amplifies […]