Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming

Dr. Yang is one of the most respected and influential teachers in the Martial Arts and Qigong communities.


Dr. Yang began his Martial Arts training while growing up in Taiwan. He studied White Crane Kung Fu, Long Fist Kung Fu, and Yang-style Taijiquan.


Established as a single school in Boston, MA in 1982, Yang's Martial Arts Association (YMAA) has since grown into an international community with over 40 schools in 15 countries.

YMAA Publishing

The YMAA Publication Center was founded in 1984 with the goal of producing superior books and instructional videos on Chinese martial arts and Qigong.

It is now one of the world's leading martial arts publication companies.

YMAA Retreat Center

Dr. Yang established the YMAA California Retreat Center in order to preserve and propagate the Traditional arts for future generations.