It is with great sadness that we have to report that Dan Docherty passed away on 9th December 2021. His memory lives on through this website, his articles, videos, podcasts and in the hearts, minds and teaching of his many students and friends throughout the world.

If you are looking for a teacher in this style, then please visit “Where to Learn” “Instructor Listings” page as although this is not being kept up to date it will provide contact details for a number of his main students.

The PTCCI practitioners Facebook page is useful should you have questions.

Practical Tai Chi Chuan in action

KO of Roy Pink

First round knockout of Roy Pink at the Openweight Division semi-final 5th South east Asian Chinese martial arts Championships 1980 Malaysia.

DD first full contact    TKO HK judo champ 1976    Winner full contact Hong Kong 1976

 My first full contact fight in Southern Stadium, Wanchai, Hong Kong in October 1976. 




At Singapore International Airport December 1976 with Cheng Tin-Hung and other members of the Hong Kong Chinese full contact team after the 4th South East Asian Chinese Full Contact Championships.  I got 2nd place Heavyweight Trophy and my Tai Chi elder brother, Chow Kim-Tong, won 4th place in the Middleweight division.





After winning the Openweight division (220lbs+) at the 5th South east Asian Chinese Full Contact Championships, Malaysia.

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 Dan Docherty Nei gong demonstration Hong Kong City Hall 1976 and  1977 Cheng Tin-hung rooftop Hong Kong


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