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-Chen Zheng-Lei was born in May 1949 in Chenjiagou Village, Wenxian County, Henan Province, People'​s Republic of China. The son of Chen Zhao-Hai (who died a year after his son was born), he has been practicing Chenstyle Taijiquan for over forty years. His teachers include the famed masters Chen Zhao-Pi (with whom he lived and trained) and Chen Zhao-Kui (both his uncles), masters of the 18th generation in Chenjiagou. He is known as "Taiji Jingang"​ - one of the top four practitioners of his generation in Chenjiagou. He received his degree in physical education from Henan University in 1985. He was twice the Taijiquan Grand Champion at the National Taijiquan Competitions,​ and has won over 10 gold medals at the Henan Martial Arts Competition. In 1987 he was selected as a National Martial Arts First Class Judge, and his team won three team first places from 1989 to 1991 at the National and Henan Martial Arts Meets. He has trained many great athletes, among them the celebrated champion Ding Jie. In 1995 he was awarded the title of Da Shi [da shr] or Grandmaster.+Chen Zheng-Lei was born in May 1949 in Chenjiagou Village, Wenxian County, Henan Province, People'​s Republic of China. The son of [[Chen Zhao-Hai]] (who died a year after his son was born), he has been practicing Chenstyle Taijiquan for over forty years. His teachers include the famed masters ​[[Chen Zhao-Pei]] (with whom he lived and trained) and [[Chen Zhao-Kui]] (both his uncles), masters of the 18th generation in Chenjiagou. He is known as "Taiji Jingang"​ - one of the top four practitioners of his generation in Chenjiagou. He received his degree in physical education from Henan University in 1985. He was twice the Taijiquan Grand Champion at the National Taijiquan Competitions,​ and has won over 10 gold medals at the Henan Martial Arts Competition. In 1987 he was selected as a National Martial Arts First Class Judge, and his team won three team first places from 1989 to 1991 at the National and Henan Martial Arts Meets. He has trained many great athletes, among them the celebrated champion Ding Jie. In 1995 he was awarded the title of Da Shi [da shr] or Grandmaster.
  
-Master Chen is the author of Chen Shi Taijiquan Xie Hui Zong (Comprehensive Taijiquan Boxing and Weapons Manual), the first volume of which will soon have its first English language publication;​ and, "​Taijiquan Nei Qi Qian Tan Yu Jing Luo Xue Shuo" (A Discussion of Internal Energy in Taijiquan and Theory of the Main and Collateral Energy Channels in the Human Body) among others. He is the author of an instructional videotape, "Shi Chuan Chen Shi Taijiquan Shu" and will shortly release a multi-volume video set dealing with Lao jia, Xin jia, Push Hands, Weapons and Qigong.+Master Chen is the author of [[Chen Shi Taijiquan Xie Hui Zong]] ([[Comprehensive Taijiquan Boxing and Weapons Manual]]), the first volume of which will soon have its first English language publication;​ and, "[[Taijiquan Nei Qi Qian Tan Yu Jing Luo Xue Shuo]]" ([[A Discussion of Internal Energy in Taijiquan and Theory of the Main and Collateral Energy Channels in the Human Body]]) among others. He is the author of an instructional videotape, "[[Shi Chuan Chen Shi Taijiquan Shu]]" and will shortly release a multi-volume video set dealing with Lao jia, Xin jia, Push Hands, Weapons and Qigong.
  
 Master Chen is in great demand both in China and abroad as an instructor. He has trained over 15 of the coaches for the Beijing and Wuhan Physical Education Institutes, and is an advisor to Taiji organizations in Japan, France, America, and Italy. Master Chen currently teaches in Zhengzhou City, Henan Province, PRC. Master Chen is in great demand both in China and abroad as an instructor. He has trained over 15 of the coaches for the Beijing and Wuhan Physical Education Institutes, and is an advisor to Taiji organizations in Japan, France, America, and Italy. Master Chen currently teaches in Zhengzhou City, Henan Province, PRC.
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