Fu Sheng Yuan (1931- 2017) is the son of Fu Zhong Wen and Zou Kuei Cheng, who was the great grand daughter of Yang Chien Hou.
Fu Sheng Yuan began his training at a very young age and following in his father’s footsteps he began his training at the age of 9, under the watchful eye of his father, Fu Sheng Yuan also master the skills of Tai Chi. He had the added advantage of not only being born in a Wushu family, but was also a member of the Yang family.
He has been a Tai Chi instructor and a sports coach at the Tonji University, Shanghai College of Economics, Shanghai Institute of Chemical Engineering and Ching-Wu Association. Master Fu has also been a referee on a number of occasions in International Martial Art Competitions.
Yang Cheng Fu’s wish was for Fu Zhong Wen to pass on the family art of Tai Chi to the world, since that time he had worked tirelessly to promote Tai Chi in China. Due to restrictions on traveling out of china at that time, Fu Zhong Wen was unable to fulfill his master’s wish of spreading Tai Chi to the rest of the world. In 1989 Fu Sheng Yuan and his family immigrated to Perth, Australia.
When Fu sheng Yuan and his family arrived in Perth they were welcomed by the ex Prime Minister Bob Hawke. Since living in Perth he has established the Fu Sheng Yuan Tai Chi Academy.
Fu Sheng Yuan has continued his father’s legacy of spreading the art of Tai Chi to the world with Perth Australia as his central base. Fu Sheng Yuan is continually invited to teach all over the world.
He was fortunate to see and learn from his father’s kung fu brothers. Training with the experts has enriched his experience and understanding of the art immensely.
Recently Fu Sheng Yuan and his son James (Qing Quan) Fu took part in a Grading examinations. This examinations was for all Martial Artists and the grading covers all styles.
Master Fu Sheng Yuan was the only person outside China to be awarded by the Chinese Wushu Association with the Grading of 8th Dan (Silver Dragon Badge) and James Fu his son was awarded with a 6th Dan (Gold Tiger Badge). James Fu has since achieved a 7th Dan grading.
Master Fu Sheng Yuan was also awarded a certificate appointing him “China Wushu Rank System Liasisoner of Overseas Development Committee Member”. This authorises Master Fu to organise and officiate in Wushu competitions and grading examinations internationally for the Chinese Wushu Association.
Master Fu was also honoured by the Chinese Wushu Association with a life time achievement award for his contribution in promoting Tai Chi around the world . The association presented him with a certificate and a Gold Cup acknowledging his hard work in traveling around the world teaching Tai Chi and promoting the Chinese Martial Arts Culture.
Fu Sheng Yuan is currently the president of the World Yong Nian Tai Chi Federation and Fu Sheng Yuan International Tai Chi Academy.