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We are YMAA branch schools located in London and Chester promoting Chinese Martial Arts (Tai Chi Chuan, Qigong, Shaolin Kung Fu).

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Yang's Martial Arts Association

Yang’s Martial Arts Association was established in Boston, MA in 1982. With the intent of preserving traditional Chinese Kung Fu and Qigong, Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming began training students in the rigors of Shaolin Long Fist and White Crane Gongfu as well as Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan.

Anyone can learn
Tai Chi Chuan

Health benefits of tai chi

Did you know? Tai Chi can help you:

  • Live longer
  • Improve muscle strength, balance and flexibility
  • Boost cognitive function
  • Improve COPD symptoms
  • Get better night-time sleep quality
  • Improve symptoms of fibromyalgia
  • See improvements in cardiovascular fitness.
  • Reduce risk of falls


YMAA programme​


YMAA UK news

Dr Yang, Jwing-Ming

YMAA’s 40th anniversary (1st Oct 2022)

Dear YMAA Family & Friends, I’ve created a message board for Master Yang & his family in honor of YMAA’s 40th anniversary. This will be presented as a slideshow to…
Da Mo – Qigong

Qigong Training (YMAA North)

YMAA North is extending Qigong training in Autumn 2022 to include the Yi Jin Jing – Da Mo’s muscle/tendon changing classic – one of many forms of Qigong known to…
YMAA North Uk – 1st Part of Form

Tai Chi classes at YMAA North

YMAA North is taking a short break while students enjoy their summer holidays.  Classes resume on 7 September 2022.  Time and place are unchanged – St Werburgh’s and St Columba’s Primary…