Traditional Yang Family Taiji in Germany

"Yang Chengfu Tai Chi Chuan Centers" are the official representatives of the Yang family and the only schools, which are formally certified by Grandmaster Yang Zhenduo and/or Master Yang Jun. In Germany there is one Center in Cologne since 2000 and now another Center in Berlin since 2005.

In 1998 Grandmaster Yang Zhenduo founded the "International Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan Association" (, whose president Master Yang Jun is. In this association all teachers and Taiji schools, which are authorised by the Yang family, are united under the name "Yang Chengfu Tai Chi Chuan Center".Frank Grothstück - Yang Zhenduo - Yang Jun

The "Yang Chengfu Tai Chi Chuan Center Germany" was founded in 2000 in Cologne. Frank Grothstueck, director and teacher of the school, practices martial arts since 1983 and Taijiquan since 1990.

Since 1995, when he first met the masters Yang Zhenduo and Yang Jun and became their student, he learned handforms (103, 49 and 13 forms), Taiji sword, Taiji saber and Tuishou and continues studying with them every year. Since 1995 he teaches Taijiquan in Cologne and organises seminars with his masters Yang Zhenduo and Yang Jun. In 2005 he was formally accepted as Grandmaster Yang Zhenduo´s disciple.

Sword classes from May, 06, 2009

A new class to learn the Sword form of traditional Yang style Tai Chi Chuan will start from May, 06, 2009 every Wednesday from 20.30 to 21.30 p.m.

New class for beginners

Fank Grothstück will teach the first section of the Long Handform from January, 6, 2009 at 19:45 p.m. at the Yang Chengfu Tai Chi Chuan Center in Cologne.

2009: Master Yang Jun in Berlin

In 2009 the seminar with Master Yang Jun will take place in Berlin between April, 9th and 15th.