First Day back in Beijing: Master Ni, Master WangQi, __, Joey, __, LiuJa
Joey Haber and Fritz Rice enjoy a family dinner with Wang Qi and others, October 2017
2017 BaGua Jian Workshop: 9 hours of park workshop yielded a complete 4 minute straight sword form. The touchup workshops will start in about 30 days. Happy practicing!
Shrfu ZhangXueAn may be 54 years old but he hasn't lost a step.
ZhangZongYi is an 8th generation SanHuangPaoChui master as well as an avid Cheng TaiJi enthusiast. Zhang ShrYe (grandfather teacher) is a masters master. At 74 He is the most senior and respected of the West Gate Masters
Tang LaoShr is an impressively smooth and powerful martial artist. Formerly a competitive TaiJi practitioner she now trains under the guidance of Grand Master ZhongZongYi
Kate Haber learning BaGuaZhang single taper staff The Temple of Heaven from Cheng BaGuaZhang 5th Generation co-banner holder LiuMenGen. At this time Liu Shrfu was 73 years old and still impressively powerful. It was a great honor getting to spend two weeks studying under him.
Josef Haber with his teacher 5th Generation Master ZhangXueAn and his his teacher 4th Generation Master ZhangJunMin
In this photo 8th Generation SanHuangPaoChui master ZhangZongYi and 6th Generation Cheng BaGuaZhang master NiRunHua are shown in a rare group photo with their American Students Fritz Rice and Josef Haber.
The Temple of Heaven or TianTan is a square mile temple complex that is home to one of the greatest concentrations of Internal Kung Fu masters in Beijing.
5th Generation Shrfu ZhangXueAn and his first American students Fritz Rice left and Josef Haber Right.
3rd Generation Liang Banner Holder LiZiMing demonstration his BaGuaZhang at The Temple of Heaven. Li Zi Ming is largely responsible for the survival of Liang Style BaGuaZhang during the Cultural Revolution.
4th Generation ZhangJunMin being generaly rad at the gate of TianTan (The Temple of Heaven)