Chi-Tao Tai studied at various schools at Chengtu from 13 to 16. He went to Japan at age of 16 and studied law at the Law College of the Imperial University, Tokyo.
At the age of 19 Mr. Tai became an associate editor of the Chung Wai Pao in Shanghai. Later he was an associate editor of the Min Li Pao and chief editor of the Tien Tu Pao both being revolutionary papers.
He was ordered to be arrested by the Manchu Government, but escaped to the Eart Indian Archipelago, where he joined the China Light Daily News in Penang as an editor.
Upon the outbreak of the 1911 Revolution in Wuchang, he returned to China and led a revolutionary army from Shanhaikwan, Manchuria.
Chi-Tao Tai accompanied Dr. Sun to Japan in 1913, planning to overthrow Yuan Shih-kai. He returned to China in 1916 and was appointed Chief of Staff to the Generalissimo, Dr. Sun Yat-sen, at Canton and later vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Canton Government.
In 1919 he became an editor of the Construction Monthly at Canton. He was also a member of the State Council of the Nationalist Government at Canton in 1925 and a president of the National Chung Shan University at Canton from 1926 til 1930. And since 1928 he was a President of the Examination Yuan of the National Government.
(This is a guide to Tai-Chi and its philosophy.)