bio for Jim Posniewski


Jim Posniewski


A long time student of Jiang Jianye and Lu Yuzhi, Jim has also studied with many famous masters in workshops and seminars including Chen Zhenglei, Li Deyin, and Jou Tsung Hwa. Experienced in many styles and forms of empty hand as well as sword and staff weapons forms, he has been a gold medal winner in group and individual competitions, including Federation Cup Champion of the USA National Tai Chi Chuan Federation in 2002.


Jim is a certified USAWKF national instructor and judge, having completed the 1st National Wushu Instructors and Judges Course taught by Professor Zhu Ruigi of the Beijing Sports University and Professor Liu Tongwei of the Shanghai Sports Institute in 2005.


With a long career in engineering and science and advanced degrees from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Union College, Jim brings an objective and logical approach to the internal arts of Taiji and Qigong.