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About Ryan Craig

Ryan Craig  is a dedicated practitioner and teacher; he has over 25 years of experience in martial arts.  

He is currently training under Nabil Ranne and the Chen Zhaokui/Chen Yu line of Taijiquan. 


Ryan originally spent over a decade studying a South East Asian style of martial arts where he received his red sash (Junior Master). Next, he discovered the Chen Taijiquan system. After devoting himself to this form of Taiji for many years, he has earned his certification to teach.  


He studied for many years under the late Sifu Michael Rosario Graycar where he recieved his teaching certifaction.   Ryan continues to train and has worked with high level teachers such as Chen Xiaowang, Chen Xiaoxing, Chen Bing, Chen Ziqiang and Ren Guang Yi, and Greg Pinney.



Caleb Arnold

Caleb Arnold has over a decade of martial arts training including studying aikido at Denver Aikikai, affiliated with Aikido World Headquarters through the California Aikido Association. In 2016 they began training seriously in the Chen lineage of Taiji under Ryan Craig.  They continue to maintain a dedicated practice in the Chen Zhaokui/Chen Yu line. They currently teach a beginner level taiji class in West Philly on Thursday mornings at Everybody Moves


Ted Brodkin 

Ted Brodkin began studying Yang style Taijiquan in 2009, and switched to studying Chen style Taijiquan in 2011.  He has studied and practiced Chen style continuously since then, primarily with the late Sifu Michael Rosario-Graycar from 2011- 2013, and then Ryan Craig from 2013 on.  He has also attended multiple workshops given by high level Chen teachers, including Ren Guang Yi, Chen Xiaoxing, Chen Ziqiang, and Nabil Ranné.  Ted is a physician in Philadelphia.

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