Master Chen Bing
Chen Bing is an outstanding representative of the 20th generation Chen Taijiquan. At a relative “young” age of 35 in the world of Taijiquan and martial art, his fame extends many parts of China, Japan, Korea as well as U. S. In addition to his currently appointed position of headmaster, he also holds the following positions and associated responsibilities:
- President of Chen Bing Taiji Academy
- Vice Provost, Chenjiagou Taijiquan and Wushu School
- Honorary Master, Fudan University Chen-Style Taijiquan Association
- Special instructor, Korea Chen-Style Taijiquan Association
- Advisor, Japanese Chen-Style Taijiquan Association
- Honorary Master, Hubei Province, Yichang District Taijiquan Association.
Born in 1971 as a son of Chen Yinghe who was an old brother of Grandmaster Chen Xiaowang and Chen Xiaoxing, Chen Bing grew up in Chenjiagou, Wenxian County, Henan Province, China. As the eldest descendant of a 20th generation of the Chen family, he started his Taijiquan lessons from his two renowned uncles, Grandmaster Chen Xiaowang and Grandmaster Chen Xiaoxing at the age of 6. Between 1990 and 2000, Chen Bing gradually received recognitions through his participation in the regional, national wushu tournaments:
1990, he won 1st place honor in Taijiquan, Sword and Taijiquan Combat at the Jiaozhou City Athletics Competition.
1993, 1998, 2000, he won 1st place in Chen-Style Taijiquan at the Wenxian County International Taijiquan annual festivals.
1995, 1996, 1997, he was crowned five consecutive times as Champion in Taijiquan, Sword as well as Taijiquan Push Hands.
1996, 1998, 2000, he won 1st place of Taijiquan Push Hands in the 70kg class at the National Wushu Taijiquan Contest.
1996, he won 1st place in 70kg class as well as the Tournament Championship at the Wenxian County International Taijiquan Open Challenge Tournament,
1997, he won 1st place in all-round Taijiquan at Henan Province Wushu Tournament. 2001, he won two 1st prizes at Hainan’s 1st International Taijiquan Health Association annual festival. Chen Bing began to promote Chen-Style Taijiquan while he was attending the college in 1999. He graduated from the Shanghai Physical Education College in
1999, he created Fudan University’s Chen-Style Taijiquan Association.
2000, he was invited to participate in the 1st International Qi Culture Festival at Seoul (Korea in May, 2006). And in November, he was invited back to Korea for three months teaching Taijiquan.
2001, he was invited to Japan for a month long Taijiquan instruction in July.
2002, May, as head coach, he brought the Henan Taijiquan Push Hand team to the National Wushu Competition and won two gold medals and a bronze medal.
2003,he accepted an offer from Bo-Chuan Chinese Medical University in Korea as a university lecturer.
In the same year he was honored by Henan Province as “Exceptional Kunfu Trainer.” 2004, he made multiple visits to US to teach Taijiquan and conducted workshops in San Francisco, Chicago, San Diego, Columbus, Ohio, and Pheonix City by his disciple, Bosco Seung-Chul Baek.
2005, May, he was invited to Columbus, Ohio to participate in the Asian Festival. The cover story of “Inside Kungfu” magazine featured an interview with Chen Bing “Chen for Life” in its December issue.
2006, appointed by the Wenxian County as the head trainer at the Wenxian Wushu Taijiquan School. Critics’ reviews: “achieved great success on tournaments with superb technique and integrity incorporated in both taijiquan and martial arts.”
2008, Nov, he established his school named Chen Bing Taiji Academy in Chen Village and offers the authentic Chen Taijiquan.
He also donated $14,132 to Sichuan Province for victims of the earthquake disaster.