Grandmaster Chen Zhenglei

Grandmaster Chen Zhenglei



Grandmaster Chen Zhenglei, born in May 1949 at Chenjiagou Village, Henan Province, China, is a 19th generation descendant of the Chen’s family and a 11th generation direct-line successor of Chen Family Tai Chi Quan. In 1995, he was officially accredited with the title of “China’s Top Ten Contemporary Martial Arts Masters”.

He began his martial arts training at an early age with Grandmaster Chen Zhaopi and Grandmaster Chen Zhaokui. For over 30 years with hard work and diligence, he mastered the complete Chen’s Taichi system at a high level and earned the honor title of “Taichi Jingang”.

From 1974 to 1988, he has won numerous gold medals and championship titles in national and international tournaments. He led his team between 1989 and 1996 through Chinese provincial and national wushu championships and won first place three times, grand champion twice and thirty-five single event gold medals.

His teaching career began in 1972 and now his students spread in all provinces in China and over dozens of countries in the world.

Master Chen is well learned in Taichi theories. His major works include “Ten Phases of Taichi Practice”, “A Collection of Chen’s Taichi Quan and Weapon Routines”, “Chen’s Taichi for Health and Wellness”, “The Wonders of Taichi Kungfu”, etc. These books are both rich in texts and illustrations and they are highly regarded as important materials for scientific research of Taichi.

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