5th Generation & Grandson of Grandmaster Yang Zhenduo
Born in 1968 in Taiyuan, Master Yang Jun is the 6th Generation family descendant of the creator of Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan. Son of Yang Dao Fang and grandson of Grandmaster Yang Zhen Duo, Master Yang Jun is the future bearer of the Yang Family heritage. Master Yang Jun began his training with Grandmaster Yang Zhen Duo when he was only 5 years old. He is proficient in Tai Chi Chuan, Sword, Saber, Push Hands, and many other forms of Tai Chi.
Beginning in 1982 when they went to Singapore, Grandmaster Yang Zhen Duo has taken Master Yang Jun with him whenever he traveled abroad to teach. Now, after nearly twenty years and dozens of seminars around the world, Master Yang Jun has become a teacher in his own right. His skill is unquestioned. His forms seamlessly combine softness with hardness, finesse with flair, and restraint with expression.
Since 1995, Yang Jun has served as the Vice President of Operations and Training of the Shanxi Province Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan Association with over 30,000 members in his hometown province of Shanxi.
In October 1998 Yang Jun created the International Association and has served as President since. In August of 1999 Yang Jun moved to Seattle with his wife Fang Hong to formally begin working for the International Association and to establish a school in Seattle. Yang Jun represents the first member of the Yang Family to live outside of China.
In 2009 he was formally made Grandmaster and lead for Traditional Yang Family Tai Chi Chuan across the globe.