About Our Coach
Having practiced Zheng ManQing style Taijiquan for over 10 years, Ron decided to “return to the source” to further his understanding of Neijia (the Internal Arts). Setting foot on a path tread by few foreigners, he eventually found himself at a small temple in the Wudang mountain region of Hubei. Shrouded in myths of immortal wizards, warrior heroes and inscrutable sages, these mountains are revered as the legendary home of Zhang Sanfeng, the founder of Taijiquan.
Travelling to Wudang turned out to be only a small step on the path. Finding and being accepted by a qualified expert was of the utmost importance. Luckily, he was able to meet and study under an acknowledged master of Daoist martial arts. Chen Shixing, 15th generation inheiritor of the Sanfeng Sect, adopted Ron as his student and made plain many of the mysteries surrounding this often misunderstood art. After two years, Master Chen declared Ron ready to leave the mountain and help fulfill his teacher’s dream of “Spreading Wudang Gongfu Around The World”.
Certified to teach genuine Wudang Taijiquan, Ron continues to refine his own practice of Daoist Gongfu, while also helping others to learn. His daily classes teach the traditional forms and fundamentals, while one-on-one coaching helps students to gain a deeper understanding of the principles and their practical applications. The dedicated student can then begin to discover the real secrets to mastering the art themselves.