Chairman of the ITQF.
Master Tary came from a family also with a deep martial arts root, his great grand father is one of the famous Chow Gar Praying Mantis teachers in Hong Kong. Tary started his martial arts training at as a teenager under Grand Master Simon Fan, one of the famous Praying Mantis teachers in the UK. Tary has practised and taught Southern Style Praying Mantis kung fu for over 20 years. He is a well know Southern style Kung Fu teacher.
Master Tary is the tradtional Sun Style Tai Chi, Yang Style Lineage Bearer and direct lineage to one of China's best Wudang sword players, Li Jin Lin (regarded as the sword saint). Tary is one of the few direct lineaged masters to grand master Sun Lu tang and Yang Jian Hou in Europe.
Master Tary studied both traditional styles as well as Xing Yi Quan under one of world's famous Tai Chi Grand Masters Professor Li Deyin, and in the last 30 years he has dedicated most of his practice and teaching on Traditional Yang and Sun style Taiji, Xing Yi, Taiji Kung Fu Fan and Wudang Sword. Tary was invited to judge in many martial arts competitions in the UK and has established close friendships with many martial arts teachers in the UK and abroad. Master Tary Yip has travelled regularly to conduct seminars to students in the UK, Spain, Gemany, Ireland, Australia, China and many other countries in the world. He has also been Chief Judge in many national and international Tai Chi festivals and competitions and has trained numerous UK national Tai Chi Champions.
Master Tary also has extensive knowledge in Qigong and Health Qigong practise and together with Faye, he founded the British Health Qigong Association to promote this unique system practised by millions of people throughout the world.