Dr Li Li-Qun is a senior disciple of now deceased Grandmaster Ma Yeuh Liang. He is the honorary Chairman of the UK Wu Shi Tai Ji Quan & Qigong Association. He a Grandmaster of Qigong and a Doctor of Chinese Medicine. He is the founder of the Dao Bu Fan Hui Qi Gung system (one of only 21 Qi Gung systems officially recognised by the Chinese Government). He is the Wu style representative to both the Chen Village Committee and Deputy Executive Secretary of the annual Yong Nian Tai Ji conference, a major event in the Tai Ji world. He was also for many years formative in the running of the Jian Quan Tai Ji Boxing Association in Shanghai which was founded by and continued the traditional teachings of Wu Jian Quan.
Grandmaster Ma Yeuh Liang was a senior disciple of Wu Jian Quan, and husband to Wu Ying Hua (Wu Jian Quan’s daughter). He was considered a national martial treasure of China, on account of his profound boxing skill and knowledge of the art of Tai Ji Quan.
Wu Jian Quanwas the founder of the Wu Style as we teach it today, and was the son of (Wu) Quan You, a martial artist and soldier.
Quan You was formally a disciple of Yang Ban Ho, but studied under Yang Lu Chan, Yang Ban Ho’s father. He was an imperial guardsman and an excellent martial artist. He was recognised as one of three high level students of Yang Lu Chan.
Yang “The Invincible” Lu Chan was the founder of the traditional Yang Style, and was charged with instructing the imperial guard martial arts. He learned his art from the Chen Village, where he was considered a master, and was undefeated.