|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.
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
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
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.