<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//IETF//DTD HTML//EN"> <html> <head> <!--Designed and updated by Downtown Mars 5/17/2001 --> <link rel="shortcut icon" href="favicon.ico" > <title>T'ai Chi Ch'uan Academy: About the Instructor David Block</title> <meta name="keywords" content="David Block, Tai, T'ai, taichi, taiji,'aichi,'aiji, chi, ch'uan, Chuan, Master, Tung, Dong, Kai, Ying, Chieh, Hu, Ling, Phoenix, Arizona, Yang, Hao, Chen, Wu, gong, kungfu, gongfu, exercise, chinese, asian, style, martial art"> <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1"> </head> <script language="JavaScript"> <!-- function MM_openBrWindow(theURL,winName,features) { //v2.0 window.open(theURL,winName,features); } //--> </script> <body bgcolor="#f2e6d9" background="images_global/yellow_back2.jpg" link="#003366" vlink="#006699" alink="#003366"> <table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" height="402"> <tbody> <tr valign="top"> <td colspan="2" height="2"><a href="index.htm"><img src="images_global/circle_sm.jpg" width="162" height="151" border="0" alt="T'AI CHI CH'UAN"></a><a href="index.htm"><img src="images_global/title.gif" width="50" height="151" border="0" alt="T'AI CHI CH'UAN"></a></td> <td width="72%" height="2"> <center><a href="#" onmousedown="MM_openBrWindow('http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?country=US&amp;countryid=US&amp;addtohistory=&amp;searchtab=address&amp;searchtype=address&amp;address=318+N+5th+Ave&amp;city=Phoenix&amp;state=AZ&amp;zipcode=85003&amp;search=++Search++','','scrollbars=yes,resizable=yes,width=900,height=900')"><img src="images_global/address.gif" border="0" alt="Map of School Address"></a></center> </td> </tr> <tr valign="top"> <td colspan="2" height="150"> <br> <table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="5"> <tbody> <tr align="right"> <td height="32"><a href="taichi.htm"><img src="images_global/taichichuan1.gif" border="0" alt="T'AI CHI CH'UAN"></a></td> </tr> <tr align="right"> <td height="32"><a href="origins.htm"><img src="images_global/origins1.gif" border="0" alt="ORIGINS"></a></td> </tr> <tr align="right"> <td height="32"><img src="images_global/theinstructor2.gif" alt="THE INSTRUCTOR"></td> </tr> <tr align="right"> <td height="32"><a href="schedule.htm"><img src="images_global/class1.gif" border="0" alt="CLASS SCHEDULE"></a></td> </tr> <tr align="right"> <td height="32"><a href="tuition.htm"><img src="images_global/tuition1.gif" border="0" alt="TUITION"></a></td> </tr> <tr align="right"> <td height="32"><a href="pictures.htm"><img src="images_global/pictures1.gif" border="0" alt="PICTURES"></a></td> </tr> <tr align="right"> <td height="32"><a href="#" onmousedown="MM_openBrWindow('Brochure.pdf','','scrollbars=yes,resizable=yes')"><img src="images_global/brochure1.gif" border="0" alt="BROCHURE.PDF (462KB)"></a></td> </tr> <tr align="right"> <td height="32"><a href="mailto:questions@taichichuanacademy.com"><img src="images_global/contact1.gif" border="0" alt="CONTACT US"></a></td> </tr> <tr align="right"> <td height="150"><a href="#" onmousedown="MM_openBrWindow('school.htm','','scrollbars=yes,resizable=yes,width=900,height=900')"><img src="images_global/school_sm.jpg" height="107" border="0" alt="T'ai Chi Ch'uan Academy"></a></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> <td width="72%"> <blockquote> <a href="#" onmousedown="MM_openBrWindow('david.htm','','scrollbars=yes,resizable=yes,width=900,height=900')"><img src="images_global/3quarter_david.jpg" width="200" height="307" align="right" alt="Click for Larger Image" border="0" cellspacing="5"></a><font color="#002346">David Block first studied T'ai Chi Ch'uan in 1973 and has taught since 1978.</font> <p><font color="#002346">He has been a student of <a href="#" onmousedown="MM_openBrWindow('http://www.tungkaiying.com/','','scrollbars=yes,resizable=yes')"> Master Tung Kai Ying</a> since 1977. </font></p> <p><font color="#002346"> <a href="#" onmousedown="MM_openBrWindow('http://www.tungkaiying.com/','','scrollbars=yes,resizable=yes')"> Tung Kai Ying</a> is a third generation T'ai Chi Ch'uan Master, a heritage from his famous grandfather Tung Ying Chieh, who was a student of and co-teacher with Yang Cheng Fu, for whose family the Yang style of T'ai Chi Ch'uan is named.</font></p> <p><font color="#002346">David has studied and practiced in China, Hong Kong, and Australia. Besides teaching at the Asian Arts Center, he also teaches at Phoenix College and at Kinesphere. David holds special workshops and seminars and has given demonstrations at cultural events.</font></p> </blockquote> </td> </tr> <tr valign="top"> <td colspan="2" height="14">&nbsp;</td> <td width="72%"> <blockquote> <p align="center"><font color="#003366"><b><font size="2">T'ai Chi Ch'uan Academy, 318 N. 5th Avenue Phoenix, Arizona 85003 <br> Tel. (602) 538-7686 </font></b></font></p> </blockquote> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </body> </html>