Master Chen Ching-Ho was born in Chang-Hwa County of Taiwan in 1960. He graduated from Chinese Culture University in Taipei with a major in Chinese Literature. He has practised Chinese Wu Shu for almost 40 years since his early childhood. He has dabbled in the study of Tai-Zu Quan, White Crane, Cai-Li-Fo, and various other styles of kung fu for some time. But the core of his teaching now is in the styles of Long Fist, Hong Quan and Tai Chi.
He was once the Chief Instructor of the Training centres of Taipei Association of Chinese Wu Shu from 1986-1994. He is currently teaching at the Wu Shu Clubs of National Taiwan University, National Central University, Chinese Culture University, Formosa Hospital and various other organizations, in addition to teaching at his own school.
Master Chen was responsible for organizing various different kinds of Wu Shu tournaments.
He has revolutionized the mode and direction of tournaments and contributed significantly to developments of Wu Shu. He also authored many books on Wu Shu, and started Chang Hong Wu Shu Yearbook (now in its 12th year) to promulgate Wu Shu culture and traditions. He is the founder of Chinese Academy of Chang Quan and Hong Quan and had been the Chairman of the Steering Committee for the first and second terms.
Currently Master Chen is the founder and Chief Instructor of Institute for the Advanced Study of Chang Hong Wu Shu. He has taught over several thousand students, spread out all over Asia, Europe, Americas, Africa and other continents.
There are several dozens of training centres for the Academy all over the island and overseas. They are all highly regarded in the martial arts community. Master Chen has often been invited to various companies, areas, schools and organizations to give speeches and seminars. He has several times travelled as far as to Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa to give seminars and teach Wu Shu to local communities.