Master Chin Cheng-Yen
Chin Cheng-Yen was a student of the late Master Hsiung Chien-Hsun. He was assigned the duty of executive secretary of the Tzu Men Chuan Association in 1975 and held it until his death in 1998. He was born in 1925 in Canton city. He also learned Tai Chi from Master Tao Ping-Siang and Master Wand Yen-Nien and Chi-Kung from Master Chiao Chang-Hung. In 1941 he joined the armed forces and retired in 1981 with the rank of Colonel. He was amongst the very few teachers who knew the special point (death touch) of the body and the fighting techniques. Master McNeil was introduced to Master Chin by Grandmaster Chiao Chang-Hung and accepted as his student where he learned the Tzu Men Chuan system during his training in Taiwan.