Great River classes promote proper body mechanics, martial application, focus, and improved health through form work, interactive training in push hands, real self defense through full contact sparring, and strength training via traditional weapons training.
Center Director Scott M. Rodell studied with notable masters, Wang Yen-nien, T.T. Liang, and William C .C. Chen. He started Great River Taoist Center in 1984 to preserve and strengthen Yang style taijiquan.
Center Director Scott M. Rodell is an internationally recognized expert of Chinese Historical swordsmanship and teaches seminars across the U.S., Europe, and Australia.