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Wu Tai Sin (1933-2005) is seen in this video performing Part 1 of the Long Form
of the Traditional Wu family style of Tai Chi Chuan. Wu Tai Sin is the youngest
grandson of the famous Wu Chien Chuan, as well as the son of Wu Kung Cho.
Wu Tai Sin began learning Tai Chi several years before Wu Chien Chuan passed
away, and so was fortunate to have some time receiving instruction from his
grandfather.
In 1947 Wu Tai Sin relocated to Hong Kong to help his Uncle Wu Kung Yi with his
Tai Chi School. As a result, Wu Tai Sin received much of his training in the Wu
family system of Tai Chi Chuan from his Wu Kung Yi and the senior students of
his uncle. During the 1950s, Wu Tai Sin traveled to Malaysia, Singapore and
Manila to establish schools to teach the Wu style of Tai Chi, many of which still
exist today.
Wu Tai Sin (1933-2005) demonstrates the 2nd part of the Traditional Wu family
style of Tai Chi Chuan Long Form. Wu Tai Sin is the the son of Wu Kung Cho,
whos father was the famous Wu Chien Chuan. Wu Tai Sin learned briefly from
his grandfather, but later mostly was instructed by his uncle Wu Kung Yi, as well
as his uncles senior disciples. Wu Kung Yi was famous for taking part in a public
bout in Macau between himself and a much younger White Crane Kung Fu
master Chen Ke Fu.
Wu Tai Sin officially became head of the Wu Family as well as the Chairman of
the Wu Style Tai Chi Federation in 2001 after the death of his cousin Wu Yan
Hsia. He held this position until the year 2005.
Wu Tai Sin was instrumental in helping spread the teachings of the Wu Family
system of Tai Chi Chuan. As well helping establish schools in Malaysia,
Singapore and Manila, in his later years Wu Tai Sin also traveled to North
America, teaching the Wu style in the cities of Toronto, Detroit and Vancouver.

Wu Tai Sin (1933-2005) demonstrates the 3rd part of the Traditional Wu family
style of Tai Chi Chuan Long Form. This is what is known as the Square Form
and is used to clearly learn the movements and positions of the body, limbs, and
hands and feet. It is used by some schools to the Wu style, but not all. It is part of
the traditional training regimen of the Wu Family.
Wu Tai Sin is the the son of Wu Kung Cho. He had the opportunity to learn briefly
from his grandfather, the famous Wu Chien Chuan. Wu Tai Sin mostly recieved
instruction in the Wu family art from his uncle Wu Kung Yi, as well as senior
disciples of his uncle. Wu Kung Yi is well known for taking part in a challenge
match in Macau between himself and Chen Ke Fu, a much younger master of the
White Crane Kung Fu style.
In 2001, after the death of his cousin Wu Yan Hsia, Wu Tai Sin became the
official head of the Wu Family as well as the Chairman of the Wu Style Tai Chi
Federation. He kept this position until the year 2005.
Wu Tai Sin was important in spreading the teachings of his familys system of Tai
Chi Chuan. As well helping establish schools in Malaysia, Singapore and Manila,
in his later years Wu Tai Sin also traveled to North America, teaching the Wu
style in the cities of Toronto, Detroit and Vancouver.