Lineage ChartMountain River Academy adheres to the forms and methods promulgated within the Tung lineage of Tai Chi Chuan. The Tung family has produced four generations of Tai Chi masters whose own lineage extends to the Wudang Mountains Taoist monastery of Chang San Feng and the origins of Tai Chi itself.

Traditional Yang style is the main form taught. A fast Tai Chi Chuan unique to the Tung school based on Wu Yu Xiang style Tai Chi Chuan and Yang style Long Boxing is taught as an advanced form.