Chin Cheng Yen was a student of the late master Hsiung. He was assigned the duty of executive secretary of the Tzu Men Chuan Association in 1975 and held it until his death in 1998. He was born in 1925 in Canton city. He also learned tai chi from master Tao Ping-Siang and master Wand Yen Nien. He learned chi kung from master Chiao Chang-Hung. In 1941 he joined the armed forces and retired in 1981 with the rank of colonel. He is among the very few teachers who knows the special point (death touch) of the body and the fighting techniques.