Master Adam Hsu started teaching traditional northern style kung fu in America in 1978. Master Adam Hsu was born in Shanghai, China in 1941. In 1949, his family moved to Taiwan, where he spent twenty-five years studying with the most respected kung fu masters. His principal teacher was the renowned Grandmaster Liu Yun Chiao.
Master Hsu earned a master's degree in Chinese literature at Taiwan Normal University, one of several prestigious institutions where he taught both kung fu and Chinese literature. He has held many honorable positions, among them the General Secretary of the National Kung Fu Federation of Taiwan, Instructor to the Republic of Liberia, and Member of the Republic of China National Kung Fu Delegation.
He is the former editor and publisher of Wu Tang Martial Arts Magazine, and a past senior editor of the Kung Fu Library of Wu Chow Publishing Company, the largest publisher of kung fu literature. He's published several books in Chinese, and over a hundred articles in English, Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, Italian, Russian, and German. Also, he has been featured on the covers of more than eighteen magazines throughout the world.
Past honors include Black Belt Hall of Fame, Black Belt Instructor of the Year, AAU National Senior Advisor, and honored President of the International and Six-Harmony Praying Mantis Associations.
In 1990, he founded the Traditional Wushu Association, a non-profit, international organization dedicated to the preservation, perfection, and promotion of traditional Chinese martial arts.
He and his students have participated in numerous performances and workshops both in America and abroad. Master Hsu's coaches are trained to combine modern teaching methods with the traditional training and techniques of our kung fu styles. Master Hsu's kung fu instructional videotapes are now available in English language editions.
Master Hsu currently resides in Taipei, Taiwan, and continues to teach seminars and classes in the United States, as well as Japan, Spain, Germany, Austrailia and other countries.
Sifu Hsu's training DVDs provide step-by-step instruction, including basics, forms, breathing and chi exercises, and usage.