David Bao is a professional Tai Chi and Wushu instructor. Besides being a 8th Duan in Chinese Traditional Martial Arts (International Martial Arts Culture Development Research of China), he has been awarded the 6th Duan by the Chinese Wushu Association. He is also a 12th generation lineage holder of Chen Tai Chi and a 6th generation lineage holder of Yang Tai Chi.
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. 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.