Zhang Qilin performs the 83 Form of the Chen style of Tai Chi Chuan. Zhang started learning from the famous Chen Tai Chi master Chen Zhaokui in 1972. Zhang Qilin continued learning from Chen Zhaokui for nine years, until his death in 1981. He studied the traditional Chen style of Tai Chi Chuan under Chen Zhaokui with fellow students Zhang Zhijun, Wang Changhai, and Ma Hong, Guo Wenzhang, and other 5 people.
Zhang Qilin worked diligently with his fellow students to learn the Chen style of Tai Chi Chuan. They would start their training at 2:00am and go until 5:00am in the morning. In 1976, Zhang Qilin started teaching the Chen style of Tai Chi Chuan to students, and has been working tireless ever since to promote the art which he learned from his teacher.
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