Grandmaster Huang Sheng Shyan was born in the Fujian province in Mainland China, in 1910. He began training in Fujian White Crane in his early teens, in 1947 he moved to Taiwan and began to study Tai Chi Chuan under Grandmaster Cheng Man-Ching, where he became on one of the most accomplished students.
Later the now Grandmaster distill all his knowledge and experience into a number of exercises, including the 5 Loosening Exercises, or Song Shen Wu Fa, which are a fundamental part of his style, setting it apart from other lineages. He would also further refine the Yang 37 Form created by Grandmaster Cheng Man-Ching.
In his 60s he moved to Singapore and Huang Sheng Shyan system became established.