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Also see: Chen Bu-Fu
Hóngdòng Tōng Bèi Quán
The Hongdong Tong Bei tradition traces back to Chen Bu-Fu, 12th generation descendant of the famous Chen Taiji Family. Around the year 1780 he killed a government official and was forced to flee. Leaving Henan he traveled to Shanxi province's Hongdong county in Linfen prefecture where he had relatives living. Hongdong was the original home of the Chen family before they were relocated to Henan during the early Ming land clearances. Changing his name to Guo Yong-fu he sought a job teaching martial arts to the son of a local official. The style he taught was called Wújí Tōng Bèi Chán Quán (Wuji Connected Through the Back Reeling Boxing) otherwise known as Hongdong Tongbei. It's a mixture of early Chen family martial arts and local Shanxi TongBei.TeaSerpent, Aug. 25, 2012
Also See: Taizu Changquan Origin Theory