December 2012 Planning is underway for the 2nd International Tai Chi Symposium slated for July 6 – 11, 2014 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
Master Yang Jun and Fang Hong visited Louisville December 4th and 5th, 2012 to tour the city and meet with community leaders.
During their meeting with Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer, Master Yang was awarded the Key to the City in recognition of Master Yang’s commitment to promoting a healthy lifestyle and the alignment of the mission of the Symposium with that of the Mayor’s Healthy Hometown Movement.
Congratulations to our new
YCF Center in Yangquan, Shanxi, China; Director: Wang Zhongwen.
November 2012 A sister organization to the Association has been
created to raise funds for various tai chi projects. It will be presenting the
Second International Tai Chi Chuan Symposium in Louisville, KY. The website is
Congratulations to our new
Center in Eugene, Oregon; Directors: James Fox and Greg Moore.
Affiliated School: Mihaly Vadas.
Certified Instructor: Jason Timony.
Affiliated Instructor: Shining Chen.
On August 5 in Taiyuan, Master Yang Jun held his first disciple ceremony. Congratulations to Master Yang Jun’s disciples: (back row) 杨雅智 Yang Yazhi (Roque Severino), 杨雅忠 Yang Yazhong (Sergio Arione), 杨雅静 Yang Yajing (Angela Soci), 杨雅仁 Yang Yaren (Claudio Mingarini), 杨雅毅 Yang Yayi (Giuseppe Turturo), 杨雅德 Yang Yade (Edward Moore), 杨雅礼 Yang Yali (Eric Madsen), 杨雅宁 Yang Yaning (Nina Yang), and 杨雅杰 Yang Yajie (Jason Yang) (in front). Seated in front are Master Yang Bin, GM Ma Hailong, GM Sun Yongtian, Ms. Hu Ruidi, GM Yang Zhenduo, Master Yang Jun, Ms. Fang Hong, Master Chen Juan.
August 2012 Lim Chiew Ah, Center Director of Yang Chengfu Tai Chi Chuan Center Malaysia, was conferred DSPN [Darjah Setia Pangkuan Negeri: Order of the Defender of State – Knight Commander], carrying the title of “Datuk” in front of her name, by the Head of State Penang, Malaysia, in recognition of her contribution towards the Development of Tai Chi Chuan, Culture, Wushu and other contribution towards Malaysia.
Sim Eng Ker FCCA, ACIS
Co Center Director
July 2012 Congratulations to new Affiliated Instructor: JoAnne Sellars.
June 2012 Congratulations to new
Certified Instructors: Edgar Karasawa, Fabio Marcelloni, Frank Grothstueck, Johannes Mergner and Carole Nguyen-Minh
Affiliated School Director: Mihai Serban, Eliane Aguettaz
Affiliated Instructor: Jimmie Murphy
April 2012 Congratulations to new Affiliated School: Supremo Taichi; Certified Instructors: Leonardo Ferri and Giulia Santangeli; Affiliated Instructor:
Hand Form DVD Back in Stock
Mar 2012 We have received a new shipment of DVD’s. Sorry for the wait.
Mar 2012 Congratulations to new Affiliated Schools: Everyday Taiji Cooperative, Affiliated Instructors: Jim Showalter, Bob Ashmore, Nancy Thoman and Judith Rew.