Jarosław Jodzis – born in 1958 in Poland. Graduated a Technical University in Warsaw in 1986. Martial art practice from 1978. He began his training in traditional Okinawan Karatedo school – Doshinkan led by Master Hanshi Isao Ichikawa, with whom he practiced over 20 years getting a title Renshi and rank 6 dan.
After death of Master Ichikawa (1996) he devoted more to taijiquan which he start to learn in 1981. More deep he starts to investigate this art from 1989 with young Chinese master Zhang Xiao Ping and later with master Chen Shi Hong who both live and teach taijiquan in Vienna/ Austria.
In 1998 he met Grand Master Chen Xiaowang on seminary in Hamburg. From this time he devoted to study chen taijiquan meeting with Master Chen few times in a year on seminars in Europe. In 1999 he invites GM Chen to Poland who continued his teaching there visiting Poland every year.
In 2001 together with friends established World Chen Xiaowang Taijiquan Association Poland and became president of this Association.
In 2006 Jarek Jodzis was accepted by GM Chen as a inner door student during special ceremony in a Chen Wang Ting Temple in Chenjiagou and became formal student of 20 generation Chen Family Taijiquan.
He lives in Myslakowice, a small mountain village in south west Poland teaching taijiquan in a nearby city and on seminars in other cities in Poland. He has a wife and three children.