Spencer Jones has been studying the martial arts for over 15 years and has been teaching since 2011. He is an indoor disciple of Chen Zhonghua and a 20th generation Chen Taiji lineage holder.
In wrestling programs and tournaments throughout much of his youth, Spencer developed a natural appreciation for the martial arts. As an adult he has studied Xingiquan, Yang Style and Chen Style Taiji. He has competed in China and the United States and has won multiple gold medals from the International Chinese Martial Arts Circuit.
In 2012, chose to dedicate himself solely to the Practical Method. He has since completed multiple full time training sessions at the Daqingshan Taiji Academy in Shandong, China. There, he learned from Master Chen on a daily basis for months at a time. In addition, he has attended many years of workshops to get corrections and receive supplemental teaching. He is a fully qualified instructor of the Chen Style Taijiquan Practical Method. Spencer's teaching style is relaxed and approachable. Expect mainly following along for the majority of class, with moments to work on your own.