Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming's first Taijiquan teacher at age 16 in Taiwan, Grandmaster Kao, Tao (高濤) passed away in January 2024. In this newly released video, he tells his life story and explains details about the YMAA Taijiquan lineage.

GM Kao was a student of Yue, Huanzhi (樂奐之) who treated he and his brother like his own children. Mr. Huanzhi was a close friend of Dong, Yingjie (董英傑), who helped introduce him to become an indoor disciple of Yang, Chengfu (楊澄甫), studying the martial aspects of Yang Taijiquan in the early days of them being hidden during Communist occupation.

Watch the video on the YMAA YouTube channel. Produced and Directed by David Silver during the filming of "Qigong for Longevity". Camera and Sound by Craig Atkinson.