William C. C. Chen Tai Chi Chuan

William C. C. Chen was born in Chekiang, China. He started teaching Tai Chi Chuan at the beginning of the 1950s while training as a live-in student of the famous Great-Grandmaster Cheng Man-Ching who preferred to be called Professor Cheng.  Besides being the youngest of Professor Cheng’s senior student, he was also a favorite disciple.   In the 1950s he was involved competitively in the various free-style, Chinese Wushu. In 1958,  he won second place in the Taiwan National Olympic  Competition.

Grandmaster William C. C. Chen has devoted his life to the study of body mechanics and the effects of Tai Chi Chuan for art of self-defense as well as on physical health, and to the application of the principles of Tai Chi Chuan. His approach is to make Tai Chi Chuan simple, easier, natural, enjoyable and productive.

He has been a teacher since 1952 in Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Hawaii and the U.S. West Coast. In 1965, he established the William C. C. Chen Tai Chi Chuan in New York City’s Chelsea area. He is invited to give special seminars on his Body Mechanics of Tai Chi Chuan on a regular basis in Asia, southeast Asia, Europe and throughout the United States.
Regarded as one of  the finest and most influential traditional internal stylist of his generation, William C. C. Chen is IKF’s choice for “Man of the Year” Inside Kung-Fu’s first  HALL of FAME of the millennium.

William C. C. Chen and Tai Chi Chuan appeared on Cable TV’s “The Learning Channel” on July 7th 2000 and then several times again in 2001 and 2002.

Website: http://www.williamccchen.com/

US Open Martial Arts Championship 2015

#Competition Team# of Ranked Athletes
1Academy of Asian Martial Arts-
2Al Bender’s Kung Fu Academy2
3American National Martial Arts Kung Fu Center-
4Born-2-Win Martial Arts-
5Canada Shaolin Temple3
6Changrong Sun Taijiquan1
7Chen Tai Chi Academy-
8Cheung Martial Arts-
9Chin’s Martial Arts Academy-
10Chinese Martial Arts & Education Center2
11Combat Fight School-
12Crayton’s Martial Arts Academy-
13DiTan Wushu/Kung Fu-
14Fut Sao Wing Chun of Delaware-
15Green Cloud Kung Fu and Kickboxing-
16Hall of the White Tiger1
17I Liq Chuan-
18International Dachengdao1
19Jow Ga Kung Fu NYC3
20Kung Fu-US-
21Kwong Man Fong Pak Mei Martial Arts Association-
22Leung Shum’s Ying Jow Pai1
23Long Hu Pai-
24Martial Arts Development1
25NY Shuai Jiao Association-
26Nature Taiji Boxing-
27New Jersey Shuai Jiao Club-
28New York Combat Sambo1
29New York School of T’ai Chi Chuan1
30New York Shaolin Kung Fu Center-
31New York Wu Tang1
32Northern Shaolin Kung Fu and Tai Chi Academy1
33Northern Sky Kung Fu Eagle Claw-
34Peter Kwok’s Kung Fu Academy1
35Philadelphia Wing Chun-
36Rocky Point Martial Arts-
37Self Help Senior Center1
38Shaolin Temple-
39Sitan Tai Chi & Martial Arts2
40Songshan Chan Wu Canada Academy-
41Ten Tigers Kung Fu Academy1
42Wellesley Wushu-
43William C. C. Chen Tai Chi Chuan2
44Wu Dang Kung Fu Academy9
45Wushu Martial Arts of Staten Island-
46Wushu-Kung Fu Fitness Center-
47Xiaolin Martial Arts-
48Xin Hui Choy Lee Fut1
49Xin Wu Men Kung Fu School1
50Xin Yi Martial Arts School3
51Xinyi-Dao Kung Fu Academy3
52Yi Jing Mn School-
53Yin Style Bagua Zhang International1
54Yu Guo Shun Chen Tai Chi1
55Zhang Wei Dong Martial Arts-
56Zhang Yuan Chinese Martial Arts School6
57Ziran Martial Arts-