Chen style tai chi chuan originated in Chen village, Henan province. Unlike other styles, Chen's emphasis is on "silk reeling" movements. These improve joint rotation throughout the body, quickly increases energy and helps prevent arthritis. This tape shows the form of Chen Zheng Lei, 19th generation successor in the Chen family. It is one of the best of tai chi styles.
Sifu Jiang Jianye was born in 1950 and has studied Wushu from the age of 5, learning from well known masters such as Yu Mingwei, Yu Hai and many others. He received BA and master’s degrees from Qufu University and Shanghai Physical Education Institute. A national and international judge in china and the US, he is also a master calligrapher and winner of national and international awards. Sales of his calligraphy have garnered more than $10,000, all donated to the Shandong Disabled Association. He has also acted in movies produced in China, Australia and Japan.