Chen Ziqiang Fall workshop, Nov 4-6 2016

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 4-6, 2016


November 3
7 – 9 pm – chansigong instruction/correction (open to students of Chenjiagou Taijiquan USA, Chicago)

November 4
6 – 9 pm – Chen family push-hands

November 5
9 am – 12 pm, 2 pm – 5 pm – Chen family push-hands

November 6
9 am – 12 pm, 2 pm – 5 pm – Chen family double mace form instruction/correction* (see video below)

*You will need to bring your own sticks.  Dowel rods or PVC pipe will work well and can be found at Home Depot, Lowes, etc.  Master Chen suggests sticks should be ~36 inches in length.


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



$60/3 hour class


Send checks or money orders to: Andy Loria, 5536 N. Bernard St., Chicago, IL 60625
Early registration deadline October 21
$25 late registration fee after October 21
Cash only at the door

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