Tung Hu Ling Push Hands

Tung Hu Ling (1917-1992) is seen practicing Push Hands with his student, Chris Chang, in 1980 when Tung was 62 years old. Tung Hu Ling was the son of Tung Ying Chieh, who was one of the main disciples of the famous 3rd generation Yang Family Tai Chi grandmaster Yang Cheng Fu.


Tung Hu Ling learned the Yang style and the Wu/Hao style of Tai Chi Chuan from his father Tung Ying Chieh, When Tung Hu Ling was young, he was fortunate to have been personally tutored in the Yang style by his father’s teacher, Yang Cheng Fu.

Tung Hu Ling moved from China to live, and teach Tai Chi, in Macau and then to Hong Kong. Along with his father, he travelled to Thailand and Singapore to teach Tai Chi to students there. He eventually moved to the United States, and settled in Hawaii, where he continued to teach many students his family’s traditions in the art of Tai Chi Chuan.

Below is a wonderful book for the Tai Chi enthusiast to have in their library! The book gathers written and photographic records of the teachings of the Yang Family on their style of Tai Chi Chuan. Click on the image below to see more about this great book!

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