LI

(1925-2013)
Honorary Chairman –
A Senior Disciple of Grandmaster Ma Yueh Liang

Master Li Li Qun was a 4th generation Wu style Master and a senior disciple of Ma Yueh Liang. Since childhood, he studied and practised many styles of Chinese boxing, starting with Shaolin at the age of eight, and later Hsing Yi Quan, Tung Bei, Hua Dong Quan, Sun and Yang style Taiji Quan (he was a friend and student of Fu Zhong Wen), and finally Wu style Taiji Quan under Grandmaster Ma.

Regarded as one of China’s leading exponents of the Southern Wu style and a rich source of traditional knowledge on Chinese martial arts, Master Li was also instrumental in the restoration of martial arts and especially Wu style in Shanghai after the cultural revolution.

He was the General Secretary of the Jian Quan Taiji Boxing Association and sat on the Chen Village Committee and Yong Nian Committee as Wu style representative for many years. He knew many of the best exponents of Internal and Shaolin boxing and was still teaching and demonstrating into his eighties.

Master Li was also a doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine and was well known for his medical and therapeutic Qi Gong skills. He is the founder of the Dao Bu Fan Hui Qi Gong, one of China’s officially recognised medical Qi Gong systems.

In addition, he was the first Chairman of Shanghai Qi Gong Masters Association, Managing Director of the Shanghai Society of Qi Gong for Rehabilitation, Honorary President of the Australian College of Taiji and Qi Gong, advisor to the Shanghai University Qi Gong Centre, as well as our Honorary Chairman.

He has taught in Australia, USA, Japan and the UK, been the subject of many articles and has written many books regarding Qi Gong and Wu style Taiji Quan.

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