Master Wu Ying Hua -吳英華 (1907 – 1997)
Third Generation, Daughter of Master Wu Chien Chuan (1907-1997)
With the third generation of the Wu Family, we must consider Master Wu Ying Hua, younger daughter of Master Wu Chien Chuan also influenced the development of Wu Style Tai Chi Chuan. She assisted in the operation of the Wu Style Tai Chi Chuan Academy in Shanghai. It was under her direction that the academy re-opened again in the late 1970’s under her supervision. The Master started learning Wu Style Tai Chi Chuan at nine years old and started to teach when she was fifteen. At seventeen, she started to teach Wu Style Tai Chi Chuan at various places in Beijing. In 1921, she moved to Shanghai and started to teach Wu Style Tai Chi Chuan. In 1933, she became the vice-president of the Wu’s Tai Chi Chuan Academy.
After 1954, she became the chief instructor in the Wu Style Tai Chi Chuan section at the Physical Education Palace in Shanghai.
Over the years, the Master was often invited to demonstrate Wu Style Tai Chi Chuan and to judge WuShu competitions in China.
Master Wu Ying Hua passed away in 1997 at the age of 90 years old.