Cai Wen Yü was born in Beijing, China. At the age of six he began training
the martial arts, Ba Gua Zhang and Xing Yi Quan styles, with his
father, Cai Jin Bao. At the age of 20, he began training Yi Quan
with the Great Master Yao Zong Xun, who war a direct disciple of
the Great Master Wang Xiang Zhai, founder of the style.
Sifu Cai (pronounced “Tsai”)
learned the Qi Gong in his youth. In 1985, he had the opportunity
of passing on his knowledge as the martial arts instructor of the
Chinese Army. Later, in 1989, he continued teaching in his hometown.
He has been living in Brazil since 1997, where he founded the Cai
Wen Yu Association of Traditional Martial Arts and Chinese Culture,
and he is teaching classes of Yi Quan, Ba Gua Zhang, Xing Yi Quan,
Tai Ji Quan, and Qi Gong.