Chen Ziqiang workshop, Nov 20-22, 2015

Chen Zi Qiang

Chen Zi Qiang

Master Chen Ziqiang will return to Chicago this fall to teach his family’s art.


  • Vice-Principal and Head Teacher, Chen Jia Gou Taiji School.
  • Chief Secretary of the Chen Jia Gou Taiji Association.
  • Oldest son of Grandmaster Chen Xiao Xing.
  • Nephew of Grandmaster Chen Xiao Wang.


November 20-22, 2015


November 20: 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Chen Family Double Mace Form

(BYOM: STICKS WILL NOT BE PROVIDED. You can make maces out of dowel rod. Length: with arm at your side, length of maces should be ~distance from top of your head to your fingertips. Or multiply your height in inches by 0.62 to get sticks with proportions similar to what Chen Ziqiang uses. Please see the beginning of the video below as a reference)

November 21-22: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Chen Family 5 Levels of Push Hands


The University of Chicago, Ida Noyes Hall, 3rd Floor Theater
1212 East 59th St.
Chicago, IL 60637


$60/half-day; $110/day; $190/2 days; $240/2.5 days
$25 late registration fee after November 6, 2015.
No personal checks accepted after November 6. Cash only at the door.

Make registration payable to: Andy Loria
Send to: 5536 North Bernard Street, Chicago, IL 60625


Accommodations in Hyde Park

Beadle Residences (full apartment)
Hyatt Place
Chicago Lake Shore Hotel

For additional reading, see Mark Wasson’s article on Chen Ziqiang.

Chen Ziqiang performing the double mace form