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Wang Yen-nien and Cheng Man Ching

An interview with Wang Yen-nien By Thomas W. Campbell This is an excerpt from the talk I had with Master Wang in Madison, Wisconsin in 2002.  It refers to his relationship to Master Cheng Man Ching, probably the most famous … Continue reading

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2000 – Wang Yen-nien, Fifty Years of Teaching

In 2000 I wrote an editorial for AYMTA (American Yangjia Michuan Taijiquan Association) on the occasion of Master Wang Yen-nien’s fiftieth year of teaching Taiji. The article is reprinted below. In 1996 the New York School of Yangjia Michuan were the hosts of his first … Continue reading

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A Small Selection of Books on Taijiquan

Early in our studies Robert Politzer, who founded the New York Yangjia Michuan Taiji School in 1993 and is the head teacher, gave us a book list. It contained a number of essential taiji texts and represented the beginning of … Continue reading

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Wang Yen-nien interview

An interview with Wang Yen-nien, fourth generation master of the Yangjia Michuan Taijiquan lineage, by Thomas W. Campbell. Our talk took place on July 13, 2002 in Madison, Wisconsin and Julia Fairchild provided the translation. The workshop was produced by Don … Continue reading

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1996 Wang Yen-nien NYC Workshop

Here are a few images from the 1996 workshop that we did with Master Wang, representing his first visit to New York City. He presented a Lecture on Yangjia Michuan in the “Little theater” at the West Side YMCA. Then, … Continue reading

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2002 Madison, Wisconsin Workshops – More Images

Here are some more images from the 2002 Madison, Wisconsin Yangjia Michuan Taijiquan workshops, attended by Wang Yen-nien. Many students and teachers from the New York group attended. All photos shot and provided by Illana Sheinman  

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2002 Madison Wisconsin Workshops with Wang Yen-nien

In 2002 Don and Kathy Coleman hosted a workshop in Madison, Wisconsin, with international attendance, including the participation of Wang Yen-nein, Julia Fairchild and numerous other teachers and students from around the country and around the world. Here are a … Continue reading

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