Chen Youben

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Chen Youben
Born c. 19th century
Chenjiagou, Henan, China
Died c. 19th century
Nationality Chinese
Style Chen-style taijiquan
(6th gen. Chen-style)
Notable relatives Chen Changxing,
Chen Wangting
Notable students Chen Qingping
Chen Youben

Chen Youben (c. 19th century) was a 14th generation descendant and 6th generation master of the famed Chen Family and considered to be an influential martial artist and teacher of taijiquan (t'ai chi ch'uan).

Chen Youben was the main teacher of Chen Changxing.

He is credited with the creation of the Xin Jia (New Frame) that is now known as the Xiao Jia (Small Frame) within the modern Chen Family routines.

T'ai chi ch'uan lineage tree with Chen-style focus[edit]

Chen Youben (1780-1858)

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