|Yao Zongxun Heritage Yiquan
Institute - Zongxun
Wuguan is the leading Yiquan
Institute in China, established in 1994 by Yao
Chengguang, son of master Yao Zongxun - the
recognized successor of yiquan's founder Wang Xiangzhai. The
name Zongxun Wuguan denotes heritage
of master Yao Zongxun's teachings. Following the
ideas of Wang Xiangzhai and Yao Zongxun, Yao Chengguang keeps working
on further developing the system.
Master Yao Chengguang is offering short and long term courses
in Beijing, and is also available for seminars abroad. Coursebooks and
videos in English are of great help to students from all over the
world, who are attending the intensive courses. Master Yao
Chengguang is also a president of Beijing
Yiquan Study Association, which is the major Yiquan
organization in China, established in 1985 by his father Yao Zongxun.
training group in Warsaw, Poland, started in 1997. From 1998 it became
known as Yiquan Academy.
In 2001 Yiquan Academy
Martial Art Center was officially registered by Andrzej
Kalisz, which gave start for developing an international network
of yiquan schools and groups all over Europe.
Kalisz - top foreign disciple of
master Yao Chengguang, is teaching regular classess
in Warsaw, Poland, and offering intensive
courses and seminars in many countries. He is also providing his
students with translations of many works of Wang Xiangzhai and
second generation yiquan masters. Teaching
in English, Russian, Polish, Chinese.
Presently the affilated schools operate in several European countries,
and some individual pratitioners in a few more countries are training
to become instructors and open next schools.