A Rare Treasure
Life History: 1905-1986 Hua Hu Feh (The Fancy Butterfly)
Training: Ch'ang Fen Yen; Discipline, Patience, and Perseverance
Art Forms: Not Only Shuai-Chiao
Shuai-Chiao: Styles, Techniques, and Principles
The Real Ch'ang Tung Shen
Ch'ang Shih Tai Chi Ch'uan: The Book
remarkable ability did not come from some
secret source. It was a product of his unwavering dedication to
shuai-chiao, the teaching of his own instructor, the enduring profits of
hard work, and his own special talent, all of which allowed him to
develop his kung fu to the level of ye (art).
From this vantage point a
true understanding and mastery can be attained which was expressed in
the power, grace, and precision of Ch'ang's movements. Ch'ang and
shuai-chiao remain inseparable parts of a whole.
He was a rare treasure
who should be honored and respected for his unique skill and knowledge,
and the legacy he has left to those who teach and study kung fu.