Robert Chuckrow has been a Taiji practitioner since 1970 and has studied Taiji under the late Cheng Man-ch'ing, William C. C. Chen, and Harvey I. Sober. He has studied I Liq Ch'uan with Sam Chin Fan-siong, Ninjutsu with Kevin Harrington, Kinetic Awareness with Elaine Summers, and Healing and Re-evaluation with Alice Holtman. He has taught Taiji extensively and has written four other books: The Tai Chi Book, Historical Tuning of Keyboard Instruments, The Intelligent Dieter's Guide, and Tai Chi Walking. The Tai Chi Book was a finalist in the 1999 Independent Publisher Book Awards as "among the three best books in the health/medicine category."
Chuckrow is certified as a master teacher of Kinetic Awareness, has a Ph.D. in experimental physics from New York University, and has taught Physics at New York University, The Cooper Union, and The Fieldston School in Riverdale, New York. He currently teaches Taiji in Westchester, NY.