- Grand Master Chiu Chuk-Kai
Chiu Chuk-Kai was the eighth-generation master of the Chinese T’ai-Mantis system.
- Master Tri Thong Dang
Tri Thong Dang was born in Vietnam and studied under the revered Grand Master Chiu Chuk-Kai, eighth-generation master of the Chinese T’ai-Mantis system. Master Tri also taught Pa-kua Chang, Hsing-i Ch’uan, and Ch’i Kung. He is the author of the bestselling novel Beyond the Known (also published by Tuttle Publishing), received his M.A. in physical education from California State University, and was the founder and director of the Budo Educational Center, Sacramento, California.
- Sifu Daniel E. Wold
Daniel E. Wold is a master of Tai Chi, Qigong, Kung Fu, Aikido and several healing arts. He has studied under some of the greatest names in martial arts around the world and has been teaching for over 30 years and was one of Master Tri Thong Dang’s top students.