White Crane Martial Arts

David F. Dolbear, Chief instructor


•     Began studying Northern Wu Taijiquan with Prof. Leng Xinfu, 1979;  the first non-Chinese person


       to learn the 83-posture Northern Wu style Taijiquan


•     Studied T’ai-Chi Ch’uan in China 1989, upon official invitation of Academia Sinica in Beijing, China


•     Student of Master Liu Changjiang, Beijing since 1989; senior American student


       of Master Liu Changjiang


•     Studied Chen Taijiquan with Master Jou Tsung Hua and Master Xu Kongwei


•     Orange sash, Liu Seong Kung-fu (1978)


•     Gold medalist in Wu style T’ai-Chi Ch’uan, 1996 USA National T’ai-Chi Ch’uan Championships


•     Director (USA), Northern Wu T’ai-Chi Ch’uan Research Institute