Instructor: David Bao

David Bao is a professional tai chi and 6th Duan Wei wushu instructor. Born in 1977 in the Henan province in China, David inherited his martial arts skills from his ancestors from the Shaolin Temple under the strict guidance of his father.

Being the 7th generation descendant of the Shaolin Temple martial arts lineage, he started learning martial arts from the age of 4 and picked up tai chi when he was 16 years old. He trained under many masters. Among them are the famous Wang Er Ping, China’s national wushu and tai chi team coach as well as Master Fu Sheng Yuan, a world renowned authority on Yang-style Tai Chi.

Former 2006 World Tai Chi champion David immigrated to Malaysia in 2000. His goal is to help others understand the real essence of Chinese martial arts and to attain its inherent benefits by applying the principles of Chinese martial arts in our daily life. David’s practical approach in class coupled with his sense of humour and a ready smile had earned him the friendship and respect of his many students.