刘晓凌Liu Xiao Ling demonstrates Hsing-I Broadsword Pao Dao
Master Liu Xiao Ling was born in 1950 in Shanghi, China, in a family that traces its ancestral home to Wanping County of Hebei Province. As a child, he had an ardent love for wushu. In the beginning of the 1960's, he was apprenticed to a well-known teacher of Shaolin Wushu, Master Jing Xiang Bao, who was the disciple of the famous wushu master, Dong Zhong Yi.These first teachers guided him in laying a solid foundation for his later wushu career.
In the early 1970's, Master Liu became a disciple of the famous master, Pei Xi Rong. It was with Grand Master Pei that he studied Hebei Xing Yi, Ba Gua, Tai Chi, Wu Dang Wushu, and Wu Dang Qigong.Grand Master Pei was a student of Fu Jian Qiu, who was famous for his Wu Dang expertise. In the 1980s, Master Liu studied Liu He Ba Fa (Water Boxing) under Masters Li Dao Li and Liang Qi Zhong.
In the 1990's, Master Liu became the disciple of Master Guo Rei Xiang, and learned Tong Bi, Pi Gua, and Miao Saber.Guo Rei Xiang was known as one of the ten best Chinese Wushu Masters of his time. In addition, Master Liu has received guidance and teachings from Masters Ji Jing Shan, Zhou Kai Long, Xu Wen Zhong, and Li Zhun Si, and from the famous master of Shanxi style Xing Yi, Gao Bao Dong.
Master Liu is recognized for his masteries in Fan Zi Quan, Ba Xian Sword, Liu He Spear, Wu Hou Saber, Xing Yi, Ba Gua, Tai Chi, Liu He Ba Fa, Miao Saber, Pi Gua, Chin Na, Ton Bi, Xing Yi Big Spear, and Qigong. From 1978 to 1983, Master Liu competed in many traditional wushu tournaments in Shanghi and won medals every year. In 1982, as part of the Shanghi Wushu Team, Master Liu went to Xian to take part in the National Traditional Wushu Competition. He received a gold medal for his performance of the Xing Yi Thirteen Spears. In 1993, Master Liu attended the First International Ba Gua Zhang Friendship Conference in Beijing, where he demonstrated and received award.
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